If you’ve played the excellent Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc or its follow-up Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, odds are you’re already slightly familiar with the upcoming spin-off, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls.
Previously announced for release in Japan, NIS America has now revealed the game will receive localization to North American and European shores this Fall. The game with be exclusive to the PlayStation Vita, just like its older siblings.
Here’s a synopsis, as outlined by NISA’s official press release:
Komaru Naegi, little sister to Makoto Naegi, has been imprisoned inside a mysterious apartment for over a year. One day, she is rescued by Byakuya Togami of Future Foundation, but the rescue is derailed by a sudden attack of hundreds of Monokumas. Komaru soon discovers that the city has been taken over by a group of children calling themselves the Warriors of Hope. Their leader, Monaca, declares that the city will be the site of a Children’s Paradise, and to accomplish this, all the adults will be exterminated. Komaru teams up with Toko Fukawa to try to survive the rampaging Monokumas, escape the crafty Monokuma Kids, and uncover the secrets of the city.
Check out the trailer, and get excited to return to the world of Danganronpa.
Danganronpa 2 topped not one, but TWO of our staff’s Game of the Year lists for 2014, and even earned a coveted 10/10 score from Andrea. It should go without saying that this is definitely a series to invest in if you haven’t already.