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An academy for heroes meant to create hope might bring about the greatest despair yet...

At first society was normal. But then almost in an instant, everything changed when quirks appeared. People all around the world started reporting mysterious instances of super powers being exhibited, with a whole range of different abilities associated with them. With this the world of fiction became real, the world became just like that of a comic book, leading to the rise of crime and dysfunction. With this a new profession appeared;Heroes. As the world began changing, laws caught up and proper training was required to become a hero. And with this, one school rose up above all the others. UA High. Home to some of the greatest heroes the world has seen, accepting only the best of the best of students to their prestigious academy. But little does this new class of students know currently, their semester at UA is about to make a change for the worse...
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Danganronpa Heroes Academy is a Danganronpa and ‘’My Hero Academia'' fusion Discord rolepay where 16 high schoolers with hopes of becoming heroes are scouted to attend UA High. However, they all end up trapped in a killing game instead, where Kuromu, a demented fox, tried to convince them all to kill each other. He presents them with various motives to kill, and then forces them to investigate the crime scenes in order to figure out who did it. Afterwards, he’ll execute the culprit if they got it right.

Ultimately, the students have to try to adapt to their new surroundings and each other. And maybe, they’ll be able to figure out the mystery of the school, and who really trapped them all here.


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Tropes in Danganronpa Heroes Academy include:

  • A Student Body Divided
  • Amateur Sleuth: None of the students have any formal experience investigating, so they fall under this trope.
  • Anyone Can Die: Given the nature of the roleplay, this is a given.
  • Brought Down to Normal: The third floor, which has a quirk nullifier, does this to the students. Ends up becoming the third motive too.
  • Cast of Snowflakes: Each character was created and role played by a different person, so it’s a given.
  • Cast Full of Gay: Played with. The male students are all confirmed to be straight, besides Erik, but most of the female students are either gay, or have a lesbian lean.
  • Casual Time Travel: Invoked by Kuromu, whose quirks is Time Loop, allowing him to go back in time as he pleases.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: The executions. Each is tailor made for the culprit, torturing them both physically and psychologically before death, ensuring the results are anything but pretty.
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  • Deadly Gas: The first motive.
  • Driven to Villainy: Each student who murders is driven to by Kuromu and his motives, or something else affecting them. Also applies to the students being forced to vote their classmates to their death.
  • Driving Question: There are two: “Why are we here?” and “Who put us here?”
  • Emotional Torque
  • Evidence Scavenger Hunt: Played with. While all evidence will eventually be found, every piece is usually scattered in different locations to make it harder for he other students.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: While plenty of the students wind up as enemies, the situation also causes very close bonds to be formed.
  • Forced into Evil: All the students trapped in the killing game.
  • Humans Are Flawed
  • Heroic Wannabe: All the characters want to be heroes, so it's a given.
  • Kangaroo Court: A possibly for the trials.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Played with. While some of the characters do very questionable things, usually they act cruel under stress of a motive or high pressure.
  • Miscarriage of Justice: A possibility that all the students want to avoid at all costs.
  • Mystery of the Week: Since the main roleplay works in week cycles, it starts with the students being given a new area, with free times available, a motive being given, with free times available, a body discovery and investigation beginning, no free times, and a trial. There are some exceptions, but the roleplay mainly follows that formula.
  • Plot Parallel: For the first case, the victim was a character who didn’t have a lot of information revealed about them self and also had intrigue surrounding them.
    • For the second case, one of the characters involved in the murder was revealed to be a crossdresser, though this time it was the murderer.
  • Race Against the Clock: The first motive, which was a neurotoxin which would kill all the students in 48 hours. However, Paxton was revealed to never have been infected, and was allowed to select a set amount of students to cure if he wished, nullifying the motive to an extent.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: Sessions may be postponed if something happens in real life that affects Sushi, the creator, or for other reasons.
  • Sadistic Choice: The first motive. You either die from a neurotoxin in 48 hours, or kill somebody and get to live.
  • There Are No Therapists: Due to them all being isolated in the school. They’ll probably all require help after though.
  • Tournament Arc: One occurs during the second chapter of the roleplay. Ushio wins.
  • Trapped in Villainy: The nature of the killing game causes this, as motives cause students to kill, with some motives fatal if nobody dies, and students have to vote their classmates to be executed.
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