Despair’s the game, and hope has the losing card. Makoto Naegi is under suspicion of treason after shielding a member of the Remnants of Despair. The Future Foundation, founded to save the world from chaos caused by Ultimate Despair, gathers to decide his punishment—but they’re suddenly captured by Monokuma. Thrusted into an ultimate death game, they must find the true traitor and kill him if they hope to survive. The tale of despair in which hope kills hope begins.