Dungaronpa Creator Kazutaka Kodaka says he may return to the series at some point. The man behind the murder mystery series is currently at work. Master Spy Archives: Rain Code, a dark fantasy game set in a city of endless rain. The title was revealed last month and will be released for the Nintendo Switch in the spring of 2023.
First game Danganronpa series, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc., was first released on the PS Vita in 2010. It was followed by two sequels, an anime, and some spin-offs. The plot of each mainline title sees a number of high school students trapped, with the only way out being to kill their classmate and escape. When someone is murdered, the surviving students are put on trial. If the murderer is found, the survivors get on with their lives while the guilty party is executed, although if he is wrong, the murderer goes free. Every student has a particular skill or ability and is considered the best in that field. The series has gained popularity over the years and has been released on multiple platforms since its initial launch.
In an interview with Twin Finite, Kodaka stated that they wanted to create a new IP, and since publisher Spike Chinsoft was not pushing for a new IP. Danganronpa, he went for it. He said that he had many ideas and wanted to create something new.
However, Kodaka mentioned that he might go back someday. He admitted. Danganronpa There’s a special series, and now he’s able to work on a bigger series, but it would be nice to get back into the franchise at some point. Kodaka said they are not doing the same as others and will not choose the safe option. He explains that when people start to forget. Danganronpahe will feel more inclined to return to the series.
It was the last mainline title in Kodaka’s murder-mystery series. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. While the game has introduced a few new features such as mass panic debates, Killing Harmony Continued the tragic death tradition. In this title players control Kaede Akamastu, known as the “Ultimate Pianist”. While the main villain of the deviant Monokuma continues. Killing Harmonythe game introduces Monocubes, the antagonist’s self-created children.
Danganronpa DecadenceA collection consisting of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc., Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair., Danganronpa V3: Killing HarmonyAnd Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Campavailable for Nintendo Switch.
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Source: Twin Finite