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* TheMole: Chapter 3 heavily implies that there is one among the cast.

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* TheMole: Chapter 3 heavily implies that there is one among the cast.cast, and Chapter 4 outright confirms it.
** The Sacrificial (Silver) route reveals their identity; [[spoiler: Natsumi Uchiyama, who reveals this in a posthumous letter.]]


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** From Chapter Four, there's [[spoiler: the pins from Arata's typewriter]] in Martyrdom, [[spoiler: Kenta's tie and a letter from Natsumi]] in Sacrificial, and [[spoiler: Yumiko's hat and pins from Arata's typewriter]] in Torpor.

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** Yumiko absolutely despises [[spoiler: Hiroki, Natsumi, and Arata for their respective roles in Saki's death.]]


* ThePowerOfHate: Saki really, really hates Minoru. Starting in the Martyrdom route, [[spoiler: ''everyone'' suddenly finds themselves despising Hachirou, though they can't figure out why.]]
* ThickerThanWater: Averted. Asuka seems to hold deep-seated disdain towards her mother. See MissingMom above.

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* ThePowerOfHate: Saki really, really hates Minoru.
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Starting in the Martyrdom route, [[spoiler: ''everyone'' suddenly finds themselves despising Hachirou, though they can't figure out why.]]
* ThickerThanWater: Averted. Asuka seems to hold holds deep-seated disdain towards her [[spoiler: abusive]] mother. See MissingMom above.



* YouMonster!: [[spoiler: Arata]] gets this when their secret is revealed in Chapter 3.

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* YouMonster!: YouMonster: [[spoiler: Arata]] gets this when their secret is revealed in Chapter 3.


* CompleteMonster: The Belladonna trial cements [[spoiler: Hachirou]] as this.



* ThePowerOfHate: Saki really, really hates Minoru.

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* TheMole: Chapter 3 heavily implies that there is one among the cast.
* ThePowerOfHate: Saki really, really hates Minoru. Starting in the Martyrdom route, [[spoiler: ''everyone'' suddenly finds themselves despising Hachirou, though they can't figure out why.]]


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* YouMonster!: [[spoiler: Arata]] gets this when their secret is revealed in Chapter 3.


* AnyoneCanDie: A trope common enough in DanganRonpa that gets taken UpToEleven with the fic's gimmick.

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* AnyoneCanDie: A trope common enough in DanganRonpa Danganronpa that gets taken UpToEleven with the fic's gimmick.


* AlternateTimeline: The result of being allowed to make your own decisions at various points.

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* AlternateTimeline: The result of being allowed to make your own decisions at various points. Currently, Chapter Three has split into the Archangel (Side Blue) route, and the Belladonna (Side Red) route.



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Everyone’s missing three years worth of memories from the time they spent at Hope’s Peak Academy, and then some.]]

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** From the Archangel route, [[spoiler: Ayano and Shun]] definitely qualify. On the Belladonna route, [[spoiler: Masuyo.]]
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Everyone’s missing three years worth of memories from the time they spent at Hope’s Peak Academy, and then some.some. [[spoiler: Or so they believe.]]
** The Archangel route sheds some light on this. [[spoiler: Everyone is missing closer to nine months of memory, and is likely to not be a student of Hope's Peak Academy at all.
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** This list extends to [[spoiler: Saki's notebook and bow, and Hiroki's secret slip]] after the second trial, then [[spoiler: Shun's hoodie string, Ayano's necklace, and Yumiko's beanie]] from Chapter 3's Archangel trial, or [[spoiler: Itsuki's lighter and Masuyo's sunglasses]] from the parallel Belladonna trial. [[spoiler: She briefly holds onto Hachirou's pocket watch, but smashes it following the Belladonna trial's conclusion.]]



* YouAllMeetInACell: Everyone meets for [[spoiler: what they believe is]] the first time at the mysterious hotel.

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* YouAllMeetInACell: Everyone meets for [[spoiler: what they believe is]] is the first time at the mysterious hotel.


''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/12240360 Dangan Ronpa: Things That Never Happened]]'' by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/ikuzonos/pseuds/ikuzonos ikuzonos]] is an ongoing DanganRonpa fanfiction that features an original cast, all of whom are students of Hope's Peak Academy.

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''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/12240360 Dangan Ronpa: Things That Never Happened]]'' by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/ikuzonos/pseuds/ikuzonos ikuzonos]] is an ongoing DanganRonpa Dangan Ronpa fanfiction that features an original cast, all of whom are students of Hope's Peak Academy.



* CharactersDroppingLikeFlies: Two people die in under a week.
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler: Saki and Yumiko]] are confirmed to be this by 2-2.

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* CharactersDroppingLikeFlies: Two people die in under a week.
Pretty standard for the source material, which carries over into this.
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler: Saki and Yumiko]] are confirmed to be this by 2-2.Yumiko.

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler: Yumiko,]] in the middle of the second trial.


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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Yumiko]] goes through this when [[spoiler: Saki’s body is discovered.]]


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* MissingMom: Asuka and Masuyo don't have a clue where their respective mothers are.


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* ThePowerOfHate: Saki really, really hates Minoru.
* ThickerThanWater: Averted. Asuka seems to hold deep-seated disdain towards her mother. See MissingMom above.


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* VomitIndiscretionShot: [[spoiler: Kazue]] in 2-2. Luckily, unlike the last person to violently throw up, they don't die.

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler: Saki and Yumiko]] are confirmed to be this by 2-2.


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* DarkSecret: No ‘wetting the bed until the fifth grade’ bullshit here. ''Everyone'' has a secret that could legitimately drive them to murder in order to stop it from getting out.
** The only person to avert this is [[spoiler: Hikari- while she’s already dead when the secret motive is revealed, WordOfGod says that her secret would have been that she’s never been kissed.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The first culprit hits this pretty hard. [[spoiler: Hikari killed Kousuke in an attempt to stop him from killing Natsumi... only to find out that he wouldn't have gone through with it. And just prior to that, Natsumi herself pretended to be dying in an attempt to force a confession. Believing that she had killed the one person she was trying protect was enough to break her.]]
** [[spoiler: Natsumi goes through this too as a result of her actions in the trial. After finding out that Hikari was trying to keep her alive, despite barely knowing her, she shows genuine remorse for her FakeKillScare.]]


* CharacterDroppingLikeFlies: Two people die in under a week.

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* CharacterDroppingLikeFlies: CharactersDroppingLikeFlies: Two people die in under a week.

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* CharacterDroppingLikeFlies: Two people die in under a week.


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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Hikari]] is tied to a rising platform similar to a [[spoiler: floating garden]] and is attacked by snakes until [[spoiler: one of them bites her throat out.]]

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* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler: Hikari Matsumoto, as the chapter one culprit]] is the first to fall into this, but they won't be the last.


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* TragicKeepsake: After they die, Asuka keeps [[spoiler: Kousuke's clipboard and Hikari's hat.]]

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* BodyOfTheWeek: In true Dangan Ronpa fashion!


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* EvidenceScavengerHunt: After each murder, Asuka is tasked with collecting evidence to solve the case, much like in the games proper.

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Everyone’s missing three years worth of memories from the time they spent at Hope’s Peak Academy, and then some.]]

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