Danganronpa’s Three Main Games Headed to Smartphones With Updated UIs and Features

Danganronpa Smartphone

Spike Chunsoft announced that all three mainline Danganronpa games will be coming to smartphones. Additionally, Danganronpa will be collaborating with mobile horror game Identity V Fifth Personality. This news came as part of the Famitsu and Dengeki Game Awards 2019 livestream, which was held on April 18, 2020 in Japan. [Thanks, Famitsu!]

Identity V is a 1v4 asymmetrical survival horror game with a Tim Burton-esque style. Like Danganronpa, the game uses gothic visuals and a suspenseful storyline. Identity V is available for both Android and Apple iOS devices. At the time of Famitsu’s livestream, there has not been a further announcement regarding when this collaboration will begin. However, Identity V shared a brief announcement trailer:

During the livestream, Spike Chunsoft announced that all three mainline Danganronpa titles will also be making their way to smartphones in the future as “Anniversary Editions.” Spike Chunsoft redesigned the interface for mobile devices, altering the UI to make it easier to use and implementing touchscreen compatibility. Other additions include an image gallery, cutscene gallery, and a voice gallery. A global release has not been announced, nor has an official release date for Japan been offered.

More information about Danganronpa‘s 10th anniversary will come on May 21, 2020 during the new “Dangan TV” livestream events, which will occur monthly. Additionally, “Dangan TV” will be MC’d by Megumi “Emi” Ogata, who provides the voices of the Ultimate Lucky Students Makoto Naegi and Nagito Komaeda. More information will also be shared on theofficial series Twitter.

Mercedez Clewis
Mercedez is a Japanese to English translator and a glasses-wearing, cardigan-loving gamer with a passion for visual novels, Etrian Odyssey, and peaches. She'll be covering Japanese gaming news on the reg.