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Danganronpa 3 Anime's New Visuals For Both Arcs Unveiled

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official website for the upcoming Danganronpa 3 -The End of Kibōgamine Gakuen- (Danganronpa 3 -The End of Hope's Peak Academy-) television anime unveiled two new visuals on Wednesday: one for the show's "Mirai Hen" ("Side: Future" arc, below top) and "Zetsubō Hen" ("Side: Despair" arc, below bottom).

The anime will also have an advance screening event on July 3, ahead of the anime's premiere. Screenings will be held in Toho Cinemas in Shinjuku/Shibuya (Tokyo), Nagoya Bay City (Nagoya), and Umeda/Nanba (Osaka). The screenings will show parts from both "Side: Future" and "Side: Despair," but did not specify how many episodes will be shown.

"Side: Future" will premiere on Tokyo MX on July 11 at 11:00 p.m., followed by "Side: Despair" on July 14 11:30 p.m. Both arcs will also run every week on the BS11 channel.

The television anime series will be the conclusion of the "Hope's Peak Academy" series' original story. The anime will premiere both its "Side: Future" and "Side: Despair" parts in July. As a result, two new Danganronpa 3 episodes will premiere every week. "Side: Future" will focus on the characters from the first game installment, while "Side: Despair" will tell the story of the characters of the Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair game. The anime will illustrate what happened to the characters before the events of the game.

For "Side: Despair," Kazutaka Kodaka is in charge of the original scenario concepts and overall supervision. Rui Komatsuzaki is credited with the original character designs, and Seiji Kishi is the chief director. Norimitsu Kaihō (School-Live!, Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation) is in charge of the scenario on the project, and animation studio Lerche is returning to animate the project. Kazuaki Morita and Ryoko Amisaki are designing the anime's characters. The Danganronpa Design Team is credited with the original background designs. Masafumi Takada is composing the music, and Yoshinori Terasawa is the "Otasuke Producer."

TRUSTRICK and Maon Kurosaki are performing the opening theme to "Side: Future," and TRUSTRICK is also performing the ending theme song for "Side: Future." The group binaria is performing the opening theme for "Side: Despair." Megumi Ogata is performing the ending theme for "Side: Despair."

Source: Anime! Anime!


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