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* TrustPassword: Used by Hajime during the final chapter to prove that Makoto, who joined the class trial to persuade the survivors to graduate, wasn't the real deal. The impostor, controlled by Monokuma, could not remember why the real Naegi chose [[MeaningfulEcho 11037]] as the password to the ruins.

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* TrustPassword: Used by Hajime during the final chapter to prove that Makoto, who joined the class trial to persuade the survivors to graduate, wasn't the real deal. The impostor, false Makoto, controlled by Monokuma, could not remember why the real Naegi one chose [[MeaningfulEcho 11037]] as the password to the ruins.

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* ClothingConcealedInjury: At the start of the third chapter, [[spoiler:Fuyuhiko apologizes to the other students for his part in the previous chapter's murder. What they don't know (until he starts bleeding everywhere), is that under his clothes, he's already [[{{Seppuku}} slashed open his stomach]] as an act of penance fitting of a {{Yakuza}} leader. He ultimately survives, however.]]


** Though what she said may have been [[LostInTranslation misinterpreted in the English language release]], see DubInducedPlotHole above.

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** It also counts into the "game (the motive) within a game (Danganronpa 2) within a game (Neo World Program)" premise of the chapter.


** The second time this trope is invoked is in the last dilemma Junko gives to everyone before having her artificial intelligence corrupted by the Forced Shutdown. Between uploading their avatars into the system and, therefore, Junko herself into the system; or returning their consciousness to their Ultimate Despair forms before being transported to the Neo World Program, Hajime is encouraged by an apparition of [[TheLostLenore Chiaki]], who encourages the rest of the game's cast, to choose the latter choice as it will result in something less likely to result in a [[ApocalypseHow/Class2 Class 2]] edition of the Tragedy.

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** The second time this trope is invoked is in the last dilemma Junko gives to everyone before having her artificial intelligence corrupted by the Forced Shutdown. Between uploading their avatars into the system and, therefore, Junko herself into the system; or returning their consciousness to their Ultimate Despair forms before being transported to the Neo World Program, Hajime is encouraged by an apparition of [[TheLostLenore Chiaki]], who encourages the rest of the game's cast, to choose the latter choice as it will result in something less likely to result in of a [[ApocalypseHow/Class2 Class 2]] edition of the Tragedy.

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* LesserOfTwoEvils: Within the events of the story, this happens twice.
** The first time this trope is invoked is in Chapter 4, when Gundham chooses to murder someone else over having everybody else starve to death. To test everyone's will to live and to subvert the trope, he made the case a XanatosGambit that would benefit him whether everyone eventually found out he was the culprit or not.
** The second time this trope is invoked is in the last dilemma Junko gives to everyone before having her artificial intelligence corrupted by the Forced Shutdown. Between uploading their avatars into the system and, therefore, Junko herself into the system; or returning their consciousness to their Ultimate Despair forms before being transported to the Neo World Program, Hajime is encouraged by an apparition of [[TheLostLenore Chiaki]], who encourages the rest of the game's cast, to choose the latter choice as it will result in something less likely to result in a [[ApocalypseHow/Class2 Class 2]] edition of the Tragedy.


** Mikan HatesBeingAlong and intentionally makes a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than take these spills at face value, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could land in such embarrassing positions.

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** Mikan HatesBeingAlong HatesBeingAlone, and intentionally makes a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than take these spills at face value, Both times that she does, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could land in such embarrassing positions.


* FailedASpotCheck: It somehow doesn't doesn't to Hajime that Mikan's strange behavior could be a sign that she's caught the Despair Disease. Despite ''knowing'' that it alters your personality, and that she's been taking care of the students who had it.

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* FailedASpotCheck: It somehow doesn't doesn't does not occur to Hajime that Mikan's strange behavior could be is a sign that she's caught the Despair Disease. Despite ''knowing'' that it alters your personality, and that she's been taking care of the students who had it.


* FailedASpotCheck: It doesn't occur to Hajime that Mikan's strange behavior could be a sign that she's caught the Despair Disease. Despite ''knowing'' that it alters your personality, and that she's been taking care of the students who had it.

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* FailedASpotCheck: It somehow doesn't occur doesn't to Hajime that Mikan's strange behavior could be a sign that she's caught the Despair Disease. Despite ''knowing'' that it alters your personality, and that she's been taking care of the students who had it.


** During the first trial, Nagito reveals how insane he is. Admitting that he was planning to kill someone, and hindering everyone's efforts to find the real killer. When its all over, he is immediately restrained and placed under constant watch for being a clear and present danger.
** Mikan HatesBeingAlone so much that she became a ReluctantFanserviceGirl, and intentionally makes a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than taking this at face value, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could consistently end up in such embarrassing positions.
** When Monokuma releases the Despair Disease, Mikan's talents make her the most qualified person to care of the infected. Unfortunately, being so close to them causes her to become infected as well.

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** During Once the first trial, Nagito reveals trial is over, and everyone has seen how insane he is. Admitting that he was planning to kill someone, and hindering everyone's efforts to find the real killer. When its all over, Nagito is, he is immediately restrained and placed under constant watch for being a clear and present danger.
** Mikan HatesBeingAlone so much that she became a ReluctantFanserviceGirl, HatesBeingAlong and intentionally makes a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than taking this take these spills at face value, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could consistently end up land in such embarrassing positions.
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** When Monokuma releases the Despair Disease, Mikan's talents make her the most qualified person to care of the infected. Unfortunately, being so close to them causes her to become infected contract it as well.


* ConnectedAllAlong: Danganronpa 2's cast and the protagonist's different identity exploits the viewers suspension of disbelief by showing three red herring-type characters with irrefutable similarities to the previous cast (Nagito as Makoto, Akane as Aoi, Ultimate Imposter as Byakuya) that have them debate whether the two games are connected or the sequel is set in an alternative reality. By Chapter 6 and the mention of previous occurrences that are of Junko's responsibility, along with the appearance of [[LaResistance Makoto, Kyoko, and Byakuya]] from Trigger Happy Havoc, at that point the player can successfully confirm that the two games are connected.

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* ConnectedAllAlong: Danganronpa 2's cast and the protagonist's different identity exploits the viewers viewer's suspension of disbelief by showing three red herring-type characters with irrefutable similarities to the previous cast (Nagito as Makoto, Akane as Aoi, Ultimate Imposter as Byakuya) that have them debate whether the two games are connected or the sequel is set in an alternative reality. By Chapter 6 and the mention of previous occurrences that are of Junko's responsibility, along with the appearance of [[LaResistance Makoto, Kyoko, and Byakuya]] from Trigger Happy Havoc, at that point the player can successfully confirm that the two games are connected.


* ConnectedAllAlong: Danganronpa 2's cast and the protagonist's different identity exploits the viewers suspension of disbelief by showing three red herring-type characters with irrefutable similarities to the previous cast (Nagito as Makoto, Akane as Aoi, Ultimate Imposter as Byakuya) that have them debate whether the two games are connected or the sequel is set in an alternative reality. By Chapter 6 and the mention of previous occurrences that are of Junko's responsibility, along with the appearance of [[TrialPointGetters Makoto, Kyoko, and Byakuya]] from Trigger Happy Havoc, at that point the player can successfully confirm that the two games are connected.

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* ConnectedAllAlong: Danganronpa 2's cast and the protagonist's different identity exploits the viewers suspension of disbelief by showing three red herring-type characters with irrefutable similarities to the previous cast (Nagito as Makoto, Akane as Aoi, Ultimate Imposter as Byakuya) that have them debate whether the two games are connected or the sequel is set in an alternative reality. By Chapter 6 and the mention of previous occurrences that are of Junko's responsibility, along with the appearance of [[TrialPointGetters [[LaResistance Makoto, Kyoko, and Byakuya]] from Trigger Happy Havoc, at that point the player can successfully confirm that the two games are connected.

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* ConnectedAllAlong: Danganronpa 2's cast and the protagonist's different identity exploits the viewers suspension of disbelief by showing three red herring-type characters with irrefutable similarities to the previous cast (Nagito as Makoto, Akane as Aoi, Ultimate Imposter as Byakuya) that have them debate whether the two games are connected or the sequel is set in an alternative reality. By Chapter 6 and the mention of previous occurrences that are of Junko's responsibility, along with the appearance of [[TrialPointGetters Makoto, Kyoko, and Byakuya]] from Trigger Happy Havoc, at that point the player can successfully confirm that the two games are connected.


* FailedASpotCheck: It doesn't occur to Hajime that Mikan's strange behavior could be a sign that she's caught the Despair Disease. Despite ''knowing'' that it alters your personality, and that she's been taking care of the students who had it.



** When Monokuma releases the Despair Disease, Mikan's talents make her the most qualified person to care of the infected. Unfortunately, being so close to them causes her to become infected herself.

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** When Monokuma releases the Despair Disease, Mikan's talents make her the most qualified person to care of the infected. Unfortunately, being so close to them causes her to become infected herself.as well.


** Part way through the first trial, Nagito reveals how insane he is. Admitting he was going to kill someone, and hampering everyone's efforts to find the real murderer. When its all over he is immediately restrained and put under constant watch by the rest of the class for being an obvious danger.
** Mikan HatesBeingAlone so much that she became a ReluctantFanserviceGirl, intentionally making a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than taking this at face value, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could consistently end up in such embarrassing positions.

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** Part way through During the first trial, Nagito reveals how insane he is. Admitting that he was going planning to kill someone, and hampering hindering everyone's efforts to find the real murderer. killer. When its all over over, he is immediately restrained and put placed under constant watch by the rest of the class for being an obvious a clear and present danger.
** Mikan HatesBeingAlone so much that she became a ReluctantFanserviceGirl, and intentionally making makes a spectacle of herself to garner attention. Rather than taking this at face value, everyone calls attention to how unlikely it is that she could consistently end up in such embarrassing positions.positions.
** When Monokuma releases the Despair Disease, Mikan's talents make her the most qualified person to care of the infected. Unfortunately, being so close to them causes her to become infected herself.

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