The lead characters of Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Komaru Naegi and Toko Fukawa, are a popular ship online. The deepening friendship that occurs between the two throughout the game has been a source of many queer readings, as their ship, Tokomaru, has become the most written ship for Komaru on Archive of Our Own.
LGBTQ References in this series:
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (2010): Chihiro; Genocide Jack/Jill and Toko; Hifumi’s Ending; Mondo and Taka; Monokuma; School Mode
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair (2012): Ibuki Mioda, Island Mode, Mentions, Mikan Tsumiki, Nagito Komaeda, Teruteru Hanamura
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls (2014): Tokomaru Ship
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (2017): K1-B0, Kaede Akamatsu, Kokichi Oma, Korekiyo Shinguji’s Love Suite Event, Love Across the Universe: Dangan Salmon Team, Miu Iruma, Rantaro Amami, Tenko Chabashira
See also QRM’s entry for this game series.
- Archive of Our Own. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2020, from https://archiveofourown.org/tags/Naegi Komaru/works
- Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danganronpa_Another_Episode:_Ultra_Despair_Girls
- Tokomaru. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2020, from https://shipping.fandom.com/wiki/Tokomaru