Game slated for N. America, Europe this year
Spike Chunsoft began streaming the Japanese launch trailer for its New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (New Danganronpa V3: Everyone’s New Semester of Killing) PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game on Wednesday.
The game shipped in Japan on Thursday. A limited edition is available with the brand-new original anime Super Danganronpa 2.5 Kamaeda Nagito to Sekai no Hakaisha (Super Danganronpa 2.5: Nagito Komaeda and the Destroyer of the World) on Blu-ray Disc. The game’s limited edition will also include a Monokuma plushie strap, character profile and design book, a 2017 calendar, a soundtrack and cast comment CD, and a card with a code to download an original custom theme.
The regular PS Vita edition will cost 6,400 yen (about US$54), while the limited PS Vita edition will cost 12,400 yen (US$105). The regular PS4 edition will cost 7,400 yen (US$63), and the limited PS4 edition will cost 13,400 yen (US$114).
NISA will release the game in North America and Europe physically and digitally for the PS4 and PS Vita, and will also release a limited edition version of the game for both platforms. The limited edition, which is only available on NISA’s online store, includes a “limited edition deluxe soundtrack,” the original soundtrack for the game itself, a hardcover art book, a hat, a backpack, headphones, and a collector’s box. NISA will release the game this year.
NISA describes the game:
Welcome to a new world of Danganronpa, and prepare yourself for the biggest, most exhilarating episode yet. Set in a “psycho-cool” environment, a new cast of 16 characters find themselves kidnapped and imprisoned in a school. Inside, some will kill, some will die, and some will be punished. Reimagine what you thought high-stakes, fast-paced investigation was as you investigate twisted murder cases and condemn your new friends to death.
The game’s cast includes:
- Kenichi Suzumura as Korekiyo Shingūji, the super high-school-level folklorist
- Sora Tokui as Tenko Chabashira, the super high-school-level aikido martial artist
- Kikuko Inoue as Kirumi Tōjō, the super high-school-level maid
- Maaya Sakamoto as Maki Harukawa, the super high-school-level day-care worker
- Akio Ohtsuka as Ryōma Hoshi, the super high-school-level tennis player
- Ryohei Kimura as Kaito Momota, the super high-school-level astronaut
- Aimi Tanaka as Himiko Yumeno, the super high-school-level magician
- Minori Suzuki as Angie Yonaga, the super high-school-level art club member
- TARAKO as Monokuma, the Saishū Academy principal
- Sayaka Kanda as Kaede Akamatsu, the super high-school-level pianist
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Rantarō Amami, the super high-school-level ???
- Haruka Ishida as Miu Iruma, the super high-school-level inventor
- Hiro Shimono as Kokichi Ōma, the super high-school-level President
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Kiibo, the super high-school-level Robot
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Gonta Gokuhara, the super high-school-level insect expert
- Megumi Hayashibara as Shūichi Saihara, the super high-school-level detective
- Mikako Komatsu as Tsumugi Shirogane, the super high-school-level cosplayer
- Kouichi Yamadera as the Monokumas Monodamu, Monosuke, Monotarō, Monofanii, and Monokiddo
The game is set at an academy fenced in by a massive cage. While New Danganronpa V3 will inherit the mascot character Monokuma and the basic system from previous games, it will not take place at Hope’s Peak Academy and will star a new cast of characters.