- A Student Body Divided
- Amateur Sleuth: Just about everyone, really.
- Anyone Can Die: It's a Dangan Ronpa fan story. What did you expect?
- Cruel and Unusual Death: The executions, naturally.
- Evidence Scavenger Hunt: The period of investigation before trials.
- Kangaroo Court
- Mystery of the Week: Given the nature of the story. Every week, someone is killed, and the students must work to investigate and find out who did it in a trial. The cycle repeats until the mastermind is found.
Manga / Zetsubou No Tegami
Zetsubou no Tegami, or Letters of Despair, is a Dangan Ronpa fan story on Tumblr featuring numerous characters of differing ethnicities, gender identities, body types, etc. 21 students find themselves at a Resort Camp called Kibou no Houka. They receive startling news when a bear shows up claiming to be their Head Counselor. They're supposed to stay forever... and the only way to get out is to kill another camper without getting caught.