But basically, it’s only showing scenes from Episode 4 of Despair Arc where Komaeda tries to do blow up the gym and give everyone laxatives and ruin friendships.
What’s weird is that it looks like he was already working on it, so I wonder what kind of anime was he trying to make with those storyboards alone.
My thinking is that he was trying to make an anime depicting the high school life of Hope’s Peak Academy students, or something along those lines.
But you maybe thinking “Could it be an Easter egg from the animators themselves and Kodaka?”
Well, to be honest, I thought so too at first and here’s where I my 2nd reason stands.
After the dub for Despair Arc has come out, I have been re watching episode 1 a bunch of times to make a funny video and what I noticed at the beginning after Chisa reacts to her death and pretty much gives her monologue (and I’ll talk about this later too). When the scene shifts to Hope’s Peak it looks like someone is drawing it and coloring it.
Here’s some pictures.
While it could be just the style of opening the real animators chose to do, what’s weird about this though is that it’s only used once and it’s weird one to use too if you think about it.
So, what I think they’re trying to show us is how Mitarai draws the events and then animates them. (Which would make it looks like he’s showing us that he’s the one who animated this.)
But, one question you might be asking is that, “If he’s the one who animated DR3 Despair Arc, then how does he know of Chisa’s death?”
The answer is simple. I think Ryota survived the events of DR3 Future Arc and made this anime. Don’t ask me for the motives, because I have no idea and that’s make this a conspiracy theory, but that’s only logical explanation.
What differentiates Future Arc and Despair is their color of blood.
In Future Arc the blood is red.
While in Despair Arc the blood is pink.
Which makes me think that Ryota chose the color of pink for all of his animations. That includes DR1 too.
I just don’t buy the fact that Kodaka just decided to change the blood color from the traditional pink to red all of a sudden. I don’t think he did that just pull a prank on us by making us think that Asahina had “died” in the second episode of Future Arc.
So, that explains DR3, but what about DR1?
Well, since I’m guessing here, I think that, like Great Gozu and Munakata, he alos watched the broadcast of the mutual killing of the 78th class and he decided to make an anime depicting the events of that.
Again, don’t ask me what his motives are, as I have no clue.
And I don’t want to think it’s something as he fell to despair and made that anime for the sake of despair or something.
But anyway, another question is that if the’s blood is pink and not real (for some reason) and we think that the color of the blood in DR Universe in reality is red, then what makes this of the games?
They also have pink blood. DR1, DR2, DRAE and hell even in NDR3V the blood is pink.
I have no clue. Simple explanation is that there’s an Ultimate Game Designer who loves to see the despair of his players. *cough*Kodaka*cough*
Anyway, that’s all there is to this theory. Don’t forget that this is a conspiracy theory and you shouldn’t take it seriously. That is all.
dangan ronpa is a school/slice of life/comedy series about love and friendship happiness *drowns in own tears*
all i want is some cute mitarai/imposter/tsumiki content is that too much too ask??
(REUPLOAD cos i fucked up tsumiki’s sleeve and it was bothering me)
may i ask for advice on how to remember kin memories??? i know one way is to canon call and talk to people but.... i have social anxiety and cant bring myself to do it? :(
Ah, of course, dear!
Sometimes certain events in your life can jog up certain memories, or even jog them up. I’m suuuper into animation, which correlates to my Kotoko canon as the SHSL animator! Is there anything in your life you think may relate to your canon in some way? Maybe something as simple as a trait, a like, a dislike?
You could ask for pendulum requests if you think you have a might have a vague memory! Things like that could really help clear things up, and seeing results might help your memory even further.
And of course, there are times where a memory just…well, randomly come to you. It’s usually when you don’t expect it, but it may just happen at random!
Sorry if this wasn’t much help, but I hope it helped in some way! I’m sure there are other lovely people in this community who are willing to help you too. Have a great day/night!