Danganronpa: The Animation (ダンガンロンパ: The Animation) is an anime series based on Spike Chunsoft's video game Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.
The series was produced by animation studio Lerche and directed by Seiji Kishi, who was previously known for directing the adaptations of Persona 4: The Animation and Devil Survivor 2 The Animation. The series ran for 13 episodes from July 4th to September 26th, 2013, with an exclusive extended version of the final episode included with the DVD release. The series has been licensed for English release by Funimation, who have produced both a subtitled version and a full English dubbed version. A full German dub has also been released by FilmConfect.
Danganronpa: The Animation is an abridged adaptation of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, the first game in the Danganronpa series. As in the game, the series follows Makoto Naegi, an average high school student who wins a nationwide lottery to attend the prestigious Hope's Peak High School, a school for teenagers who are at the peak of their chosen fields. Students with these extraordinary talent...