A First Look At Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload On Vita

By Ishaan . June 19, 2013 . 11:00am

As reported yesterday, the Danganronpa games are being ported to the PlayStation Vita with a few upgrades. You can catch up on this info in our previous report. Now, Famitsu.com have shared the first screenshots from the Vita version, titled Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload. Check them out below:


Danganronpa: Academy of Hope and the High School Students of Despair:


Super Danganronpa 2: Farewell Despair Academy:


You can find more screenshots of Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload over at the Famitsu report.


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  • vileBrenman

    This needs an NA release! I Have hope though because virtues last reward did pretty good on vita over here. And this game is a stylish visual novel like game. This could be sony’s call at ace attorney fans or point and click adventure fans in america.

    • benhofb

      Well, I wouldn’t base its potential success on VLR alone. I think Aksys in particular would be all over this not only because of their sales with VLR and 999, but also with the Hakuoki games. Well, and Aksys seems to have a thing for Spike-Chunsoft games, so hopefully that would work for us… Not to mention the huge following of the LP could rake in tons of copies, IMO.

  • benhofb

    I am REALLY hoping Aksys picks this up for a US release. I mean, just the LP has spawned a huge fan-following online. Even if it only a fraction of the market, those people would likely buy the game a million times over again (they really love that LP).

    • Kawashima

      Seriously Aksys needs to pick this up. They did localize Spike Chunsoft’s Zero Escape games so I hope they will do the same or Danganronpa

  • kamion

    I played both of those games already … and the addition of the School Mode (as opposed to SDR2’s Island Mode) alone won’t really make much of a difference in the game…

    What this game really needs to sell a “Reload” version is full voice acting. What I wouldn’t give for full voice acting in this game, considering how awesome voices in the class trials are :<

    (Probably going to buy it anyway but… meh)

    • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

      What is ‘school mode’?

      • kamion

        It’s shown in the Famitsu article.

        SDR2 had a mode after the main game where you can play minigames and see the freetime events from the main game you missed (as well as some new, dating-sim like events).

        They’re adding that to the first game as well (and calling it School Mode instead of Island Mode for obvious reasons).

        • Chiupon

          Ahh, I wanna see Junko’s school mode

          SPOILER: or rather mukuro’s. i wonder if she’d confess her real identity to Naegi? I wonder if she’d appear AS mukuro, and they’d add in a regular junko route. hmmnnnnnnnn

          • kamion

            Well, SDR2’s Island Mode is an alternate reality where Monokuma never invades the island and they just have their happy times on the island.
            The mode has character endings that… well I can’t tell you, the LP isn’t over yet and I don’t want to spoil. Even marked.

            Let’s just say a Mukuro route is very possible.

          • Chiupon

            SPOILER 4 TOGAMONEY:: Oh, the Togami thing? Yeah, I’ve had a few things spoiled.

        • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

          Thanks for the heads up. Haven’t played the games yet but I’ve been watching the fan translation progress.

  • XYZ_JolteonZ980

    Oh the game to the anime? Hope it makes it over, if the anime is as quality as DeSu2, then I will probably be sold on wanting to experience this franchise in its original form on Vita posthaste. Such good character designs it seems to has.

    • Chiupon

      There’s literally no way they can screw up Danganronpa. It’s that good.

      But omg Devil Survivor 2: the anime that was universally dropped

      • DyLaN

        I’m still watching it. And enjoying it too.

        • Chiupon


          Instead of making snark about your taste in things, i’m gonna commend you

          you’re brave
          i hope there’s a payout
          (that wasn’t snark)

      • komiko12

        It suffered from the 13-episode syndrome. I don’t mind the new direction of the plot but to give the early days more episodes then rushing friday, saturday and sunday made the anime average.

        Fumi was even terrible in the anime.

  • TheExile285

    If this got localized, I’d give the series a shot.

    You know what to do Arkys

  • Never played the series, but I’m looking forward to the anime, I hope it comes to the west.

    Togami looks a bit like Kai from Cardfigt! Vanguard.


  • XiaomuArisu

    I shall wait….

  • I hope this is what finally convinces someone out there (hint hint aksys hint hint) to localize this! I’d be more than happy to support its release whether it be physical and/or digital.

    I’m also really happy about the addition of School Mode!

  • To all the people hoping for Aksys to pick this one up (I’m one of them): don’t forget about Sweet Fuse coming out this summer. Obviously it will have to do well in sales for them to keep going in that direction. Already preordered mine.

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