Best Dangan Ronpa Characters

The Top Ten

1 Kokichi Ouma Kokichi Ouma

He's just pure genius! I don't know any other character who pulls of the comic relief and the antagonistic role so magnificently and still has another layer to him.

His actions and lies make It seems that he is evil and out there to ruin everyones lives but its actually the opposite he's one of the most harmless characters and selfless he was the one who worked harder to end the killing game I'm so proud of him

Lol, best roaster of the series/game

He's always lying about everything and is actually doing something to help the killing game end. He's adorable!

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2 Gundham Tanaka Gundham Tanaka

Saddest death my opinion. - Manowar9

His four dark devas of destruction should be on this list too to be honest

He is best boi

I love him and Sonia

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3 Nagito Komaeda Nagito Komaeda

Ah, Nagito-kun. His mixture of polarising qualities as well as seemingly contradictory personality traits has resulted in an intricate, complex character with a multitude of different facets. He definitely deserves number one on the list!

Nagito had the most impact on the game (other than Junko and Izuru). You either love him or hate him. He has a twisted view of hope, but I couldn't help but root for him. You never know what he could be up to, and he manages to be multiple steps ahead of everyone else. When I first saw Nagito, I thought he was a Naegi ripoff. But when he revealed his true colors, I started to like him as a character. I knew he was insane, but I couldn't help but root for him. Call me a Nagito fanboy, but he will always be #1 to me. Not even Kokichi or Kyoko can beat him.

He gives me some Light Yagami vibes if you know what I mean. (as in Light Yagami from Death note) He takes hope, something that's supposed to be good, and makes it into something totally different. (just as Light interprets "justice" a different way then others) In Danganronpa 1, hope is depicted as something totally "good". Yet, in Danganronpa 2, Nagito makes us doubt that. He is, perhaps, one of the deepest characters there. Unpredictable, persistent, and perhaps a bit insane, Nagito is, definitely one of the most interesting characters in Danganronpa.

Best boy!

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4 Fuyuhiko Kuzuryuu Fuyuhiko Kuzuryuu

He's adorable, he means well. He deserves all the love - fangirl69

Baby gangsta

Just a misunderstood cutie

He's basically a upgrade of boss baby

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5 Kyouko Kirigiri

Kirigiri is my favourite character! I've only started watching the series and I love her attitude and how she's so calm and serious. She is an elite and always takes in different points of views when investigating. I also really want to cosplay her, and I hope she doesn't die sooner in the series!

Her design, character, and anything about her just scream awesome!

Best detective ever!

My favorite character!

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6 Ibuki Mioda

I love her personality, design, music, everything. - cam1922

She hella recked the official best character polls, didn't you know!?
I-bu-ki Mi-o-the!

7 Rantaro Amami

His look is everything, and he was so interesting. I wish he lived longer - fangirl69

Best avacado boi


His death was so unfair! he shouldve lived longer or at least shouldve been one of the people who won the game. I adore him A LOT, and I got really mad when he died, one of the most stunning dr characters!

8 Ishimaru Kiyotaka

Just watched the "Dangan Ronpa Abridged Thing" I can't help it... - Fandom_Lover

Catch me crying in the club when he died

Love him to death

Best boi ;^;

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9 Oogami Sakura

She was the one who opened everyone's eyes to the truth. She also was a character that broke so many girl stereotypes despite her extremely feminine name. Sakura did not think of anyone as the enemy even though she was supposed to be a spy. Sakura had enough self honor, and kindness to kill herself instead of murdering other characters like the game seemed to require.

SAKURA IS THE GREATEST CHARACTER IN ALL OF DR! She sacrificed herself for everyone else and deserves more love.

GOLD HEART - fangirl69

10 Togami Byakuya

The ultimate badass. Some of the funniest quotes, and one of the smartest characters.

Just like Nagito and Ouma he made the game hella interesting. - fangirl69

Pure snarky badass

Yess he makes things interesting

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The Contenders

11 Fujisaki Chihiro

He is in my opinion the best trap- even after death he did so much to help the others escape and find out the mysteries of the killing game- also it's really sad that he got murdered cause come on! He's such a great character and could have helped out and given so much more!

Chihiro is in my opinion one of the best characters Dangan Ronpa. He is a kind person who also is the main part of one of the biggest plot twists in the game. Also, he I very brave and also very adorable!

Fujisaki had to be one of the cute characters. Even if she was a boy, it doesn't matter. He was pure cuteness!


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12 Touko Fukawa

I don't know why I just love her

We love a scissor wielding mother

She's amazing! Love Genocide Jack too

Ultimate scissor mad waifu uwu

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13 Ryoma Hoshi

18th? , This list still got a ways to go

You've still got your ways to go Kirumi

Ryoma’s character was interesting, deserved better really.

14 Celestia Ludenberg Celestia Ludenberg

Why she is down here? She has a large fanbase and is my favorite character too - Sassy13crown

She has the best quote in the whole game, and her death was uber sad. Plus, she looks awesome, and was responsible for the most difficult case to solve.

She was the one of the smartest characters of the game's franchise, and a fascinating person as one learned more and more about her.

Celeatia is my favorite character!

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15 Maki Harukawa Maki Harukawa

Under rated character, very relatable.

Awesome and relatable

Relatable. - buttersock

Maki is my favourite character because she’s brilliant in every single way!

16 Naegi Makoto

He's my favorite character. He has unwavering determination and optimism, a trait that I like about him. He is very kind to several people as well. I also think he's cute. In episode 11 of the anime, just look at his eyes when he realizes that Kyoko has saved him from the person who could have killed him! THOSE EYES! - listotaku17

He's a cool guy who cares for those around him. I hate how unnecessarily cruel everyone was to him. He deserves a lot for what he did.

He such a cinnamon roll #protect

Look, I hate using the term cinnamon roll, but Naegi is just that. He's best boi and nothing will ever disprove that

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17 Chihiro Fujisaki Chihiro Fujisaki

Trap. That is all.

18 Junko Enoshima Junko Enoshima

Junko is such a badass, and is actually the most relatable character! She's basically the girl with no friends who wants to make other people know how she feels. How does she do that? By torturing them and making their lives a living hell, of course! Seriously though, being at the "friendship is everything" state that the other characters of Danganronpa are in is both sickening, and mentally and physically impossible for anyone to do

One of the most badass and awesome villains of all time, anyone who hates her has no good taste (that goes for you, Sassy13crown)

How is she so low? She is one of the most likeable characters in the game, and have you even seen the amount of things that pop up if you search her name? She is also one of the most reconizable characters, and guess what? She's definitely more likeable than Voldemort!

She is such a queen! Slaying life the way she should! Don’t forget that if it wasn’t for Junko there wouldn’t be a danganronpa!

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19 Korekiyo Shinguji Korekiyo Shinguji

He is my favorite character and I think he needs more love.

He needs love yes he is incest but I think he can be a good male mikan

He is the best but so underrated my favorite character execution was horrible.

A very (I MEAN VERY) underrated character.

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20 Sonia Nevermind

She is such a quirky character even though princesses are to be portrayed as perfection incarnate.

She was so useless - fangirl69

21 Asahina Aoi

She feels like a very real relatable character! - sonicrosebeam

BREASTS - fangirl69

22 Miu Iruma Miu Iruma

Absolutely best girl!

How is she so low

I love the little bipolar, switchy horndog.

23 Kaito Momota Kaito Momota

Best Space Daddy

Best boy

Hated him - fangirl69

24 Sayaka Maizono

So I guess I'm not the only person who never got over this death. She was my favorite dammit!

I love her as a character

Just me who likes her? - Justaloli

A little sad how this character got treated by the developers (We made her the first 'victim' because we're sick of seeing her n leon lul). Feel like if she had more time in the game more people would've liked her

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25 Shuichi Saihara Shuichi Saihara

Cinnamon bun

Such a good character

He's more interesting than Hajime - fangirl69

Best protag

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26 Hajime Hinata

Hinata is too nice for this world

Best protagonist by far and had some of the best character development in the series
Just wish he was shown more in danganronpa 3


Favorite Danganronpa Protag

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27 Kuwata Leon

I didn't like him at first... but I felt really bad for him when he was executed. He's a great character, too.

I loved his look, I wish he didn't die so soon - fangirl69

Cute punk baby


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28 Oowada Mondo

I'm just happy that mondo tried to hide chihiros secret of him being a boy, it shows you how caring mondo can actually be.

Mondo butter anyone? It is human flavour.I find it yummy. - buttersock


He meant well, but he really needed a therapist for his ptsd so he would've have killed Chirio - fangirl69

29 Chiaki Nanami Chiaki Nanami

Chiaki is so awesome! She's probably my favorite anime character ever

Why isn't this cinnamon roll higher

Chiaki Should at least be one of the Top tens

She was put through a lot so she deserves more.

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30 Mukuro Ikusaba

Just because we barley know her doesn't mean she isn't awesome

In my opinion, I think she should've survived. She definitely deserved to survive - VeranAsh

She is very interesting and the novel provides more depth to her character.

31 Kazuichi Souda

Last night he was in Sonia's room

And he stole her underwear too - xandermartin98

Precious little bean 💜

32 Monokuma

How could you guys forget him? - lavashooter

He is a mass executioner, I love that.

I truly love that little guy

He runs the show like a boss

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33 Kaede Akamatsu Kaede Akamatsu

Easily one of my favourite characters if not my favourite.

Why's she down here again? - AzkaNesia

Such a sweet girl! She’s easily one of the best characters in Danganronpa! Even in the first chapter when nobody knew each other that well, she still gave it her all in order to protect her friends by killing the mastermind. In the class trial, she stood her ground until she finally gave up and admitted that she killed Rantaro. She’s sorta like Chiaki, she pushed Shuichi to give the clues that she was the killer. She also left a will like Chiaki, she also loved her friends like Chiaki. Easily the best characters the the charcterters who love their friends so much that they’d sacrifice their lives in order to save them.

ON THE 38!? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE! SHE IS THE GREATEST AND THE KINDEST OF (sniff) all danganronpa (sniff) SERIESSS (sniff) Why did she die so sooonnn

34 K1-B0 K1-B0

Did we all forget about best boy?

Well he is best boy so-

Why is he down here? That's robophobic.

42! You guys are all robophobic :(

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35 Byakuya Togami Byakuya Togami
36 Yasuhiro Hagakure

Vote him for da hair - buttersock

WEED MAN - fangirl69

Nobody like you.
I do. The ones who hate you are being brainwashed by the brymuda triangle.

37 Mikan Tsumiki

Ultimate fan service.


(And I'm still dreading Junko)

HATE HER, because Nagito did - fangirl69

Mikan was only trying to be nice in any she could and was rewarded terribly (I cite you Hiyoko grand dutchess of cruelty) and possibly had character change for the better, especially after coming to reduce the world in the stand alone anime after being cured of Junko’s influence.

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38 Mondo Oowada Mondo Oowada
39 Genocider Syo

The reason why I held up scissors in science class and started laughing maniacally. - Absolite


40 Yamada Hifumi

He is a good boy and his death is a true lose

Needs more love

41 Peko Pekoyama Peko Pekoyama

She is quite nice!

Why peko is the Best girl & Danganronpa Waifu:
Alright Peko Haters! Today I will show you why Peko could be the best waifu in Danganronpa 2. If You like Chiaki, I do too. So, I'm NOT SAYING YOU HAVE TO LIKE HER ALRIGHT!?!. Anyways, back on with why Peko is the Best waifu.
Alright, so Peko would be a great waifu because she could be your bodyguard & waifu. She could all sorts of stuff. She could kill for you, do chores, and etc. Even if Peko was pretty serious and didn't know how to smile, someone could always teach her like Mahiru & Hajime. She has a like for animals. SO ALL YA ANIMAL LOVES MIGHT LIKE HER TOO! You can always tell her that shes not a tool like Fuyuhiko. at least he was supportive of her and she was supportive of him. She's also someone you can keep by your side and always trust. With her caring and kind personality, Peko has the traits of a REALLY AMAZING waifu!

42 Gonta Gokuhara

I quite liked him. He just seemed like a guy who needed some comfort. Heck, he's awesome!

He never deserved to die

True gentleman


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43 Kiyotaka Ishimaru Kiyotaka Ishimaru

The best of da bois

44 Himiko Yumeno

My girlfriend

Himiko is da best shes so cute I mean nyeh what a pain best mage ever I'm glad she survived for tenko & angie

45 Teruteru Hanamura Teruteru Hanamura

Lick my fingers

I still like him even if he's a pervert ew

46 Sakura Ogami Sakura Ogami

Why is she so low

47 Nekomaru Nidai
48 Kirumi Tojo Kirumi Tojo

...Can someone give me a reason why this girl Is at the bottom? Is it because she is the Togami Maid? Or does everyone hate her except me?

Here comes a woman who all employers dream of having, a dedicated person who finds a large amount of achievement in work and is willing to go beyond doing what is adequate...

Heads up people watch out for #50 in this list, it so doesn’t belong. P.S. Who does this crap?!

49 Juzo Sakakura Juzo Sakakura

He deserves some love, he saved everyone at the end - fangirl69

Juzo is sweet but gay! honestly I cried for him and best from the anime! He needs better!

50 Ragyo Kiryuin Ragyo Kiryuin Ragyo Kiryuin is a fictional character in the anime television series Kill la Kill produced by Trigger. She is the mother of Satsuki Kiryuin and is the main antagonist of the series.

Wait... Something seems off here... - OPZoroark

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