The second great human country, Ydor, is the kingdom of art. Much more open minded than its neighbor Sarona, you can see openly gay couples, statues of naked men, and drag queens.
There is a steam achievement when playing this game called, “This is my hair, I don’t wear wigs,” that you can unlock if you speak to the drag queen wearing the wig hat, which is a reference to an Alaska Thunderfuck song.
LGBTQ references in this game:
- Jed05. (2018, November 18). Not only is Mr. Tako hella cute, but also has drag queens and married lesbians. <3 #SaveMeMrTako #NintendoSwitch [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/Jed05/status/1059152596064030720
- (n.d.). Retrieved from http://alaskathunderfuck.com/
- Submitted by Creator.
Mondo Owada and Kiyotaka (Taka) Ishimaru are two teens trapped inside Hope’s Peak Academy and forced to play the Killing Game. There is a scene in the second chapter of the game where Mondo and Taka compete with each other by seeing who can bare the heat the longest in the sauna. Upon waking up the next morning, the player character, Makoto Naegi, finds that Mondo and Taka have grown especially close because of their newfound “manly bond” (found here and here).
Some fans have queerly read this as the two characters engaging in gay/queer activity of some kind.
LGBTQ References in this series:
- Kiyotaka (Taka) Ishimaru and Mondo Owada (n.d.) Danganronpa Wiki. Retrieved from http://danganronpa.wikia.com/wiki/Mondo_Owada
- Noire Blue. “Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc Walkthrough Part 21 No Commentary.” YouTube, YouTube, 24 Feb. 2016, www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkyDsmrMQNA&index=21&list=PLGKJJhcJXlNw7i05ON_K-zFfvD0zQOboD
- Noire Blue. “Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc Walkthrough Part 22 No Commentary.” YouTube, YouTube, 24 Feb. 2016, www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXrco6YD3po&list=PLGKJJhcJXlNw7i05ON_K-zFfvD0zQOboD&index=22