|“||Hehehe... we're not at the spooky part yet. Lean closer, and I'll tell you what happened next...||”|
—Corpse Party D2: Depths of Despair, Tagline
Corpse Party D2: Depths of Despair is an RPG Maker VX Ace game based on the original NEC PC-9801 version of CORPSE-PARTY featuring influences and designs from Corpse Party for the PlayStation Portable. The game was written by Jackkel Dragon and illustrated by Hiragi-HOUX, and was released on November 15, 2013. It is known under the abbreviation CPD2.
Years ago, on a rainy after-school day, five students were telling ghost stories while preparing for the school culture festival when they were suddenly transported into the cursed Heavenly Host High School...
By the end of the night, only two remained.
It's been 6 years since Ayumi Shinozaki was trapped in Heavenly Host, and her old classmates have invited her to a reunion in their old classroom. However, it isn't long before Ayumi finds herself in a familiar cursed school.
This time, Ayumi stands alone against the vengeful spirits of Heavenly Host. Her captors seemingly fueled by her guilt, Ayumi's only chance of survival is to come to terms with what happened six years before...
The majority of the cast of characters are students from Kisaragi Academy:
- Ayumi Shinozaki: The protagonist who survived Heavenly Host Elementary School 6 years ago.
- Naomi Nakashima: Ayumi's former classmate and a fellow survivor.
- Yuka Mochida: Satoshi's younger sister who was killed 6 years ago by the girl in red.
- Yoshiki Kishinuma: Ayumi's classmate who was killed 6 years ago by an anatomical model.
- Satoshi Mochida: Ayumi's classmate who was killed 6 years ago in an incident involving black magic.
- The Girl in Red: The girl who died in Heavenly Host High School decades ago.
- Corpse Party D2: Depths of Despair is based on ENDING RANK: D-2 in CORPSE-PARTY.
- Canon from the Corpse Party continuity are used as the basis for the Corpse Party D2 continuity.
- The game is the first story in the Corpse Party D2 series.
- The game has a remake, called Corpse Party D2: Depths of Despair - Nightmare Edition -.