Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls PS Vita Release Date Announced

Available exclusively for the PlayStation Vita through retail and the PlayStation Store, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls is releasing on September 1 in North America and September 4 in Europe, NIS America announced today.

An action adventure title that has a faster pace than the first two Danganronpa games, Ultra Despair Girls stars Komaru Naegi and Toko Fukawa as they try to escape a city filled with despair. Armed with a megaphone that generates Truth Bullets, Komaru is able to defeat Monokumas and manipulate puzzles, while Toko can use a stun gun to force herself to switch personalities and become Genocide Jack.

Here’s the full overview of Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls:

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.


  • Third Person Shooter Action Sequences: Use Future Foundation’s Hacking Gun to have a fighting chance against the hordes of Monokumas as you traverse Towa City.
  • Tons of Different Types of Ammo: Tackle challenges with multiple kinds of Truth Bullets, such as Paralyze and Link. Upgrade your firepower with special Bling Bullet modifiers.
  • Riddles and Puzzles: The Monokuma Kids will challenge more than just your trigger finger; you’ll need your smarts to survive as well. There’s a lot to discover in the city, with a number of familiar faces and mysteries to unravel!

So far, the Danganronpa games have sold over 200,000 copies in North America and Europe.

[Source: PS Blog, PlayStation]