Surprise, this review has spoilers. That's more surprise than you'll ever get from watching Danganronpa 3.
What made the original Danganronpa stand out from the rest of its genre was the combination of the interesting storytelling through interactive exploration, mystery solving, and the quirky characters. It also didn't take itself too seriously, which was a plus. Unfortunately, many of those traits are lost during a typical transition process from a game to an anime, and this is exactly that. It wouldn't be too bad if the writing was good, but Danganronpa was never really known for that particular aspect. In fact, it was arguably Danganronpa's
weakest point, which was normally overlooked due to its other positives.
Danganronpa 3 had an interesting gimmick by having 2 separate series airing during the same season- Each telling a story of their own while revealing a few key plot points about the other. This could've been great if it was done competently, but competent writing and anime are pretty much antonyms at this point. And as this "Hope-arc" is supposed to be the conclusion ...