Makoto Naegi (苗木 誠 Naegi Makoto) is a character from the Danganronpa series and is the protaganist of the first game Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. He also appears in Danganronpa: The Animation, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Danganronpa: Another Episode, Danganronpa Zero, Danganronpa IF, Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School and the demo of New Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. (Though some appearances are only brief.)
Makoto has the title of the Ultimate Lucky Student (超高校級の「幸運」chō kōkō kyū no “kōun” lit. Super High School Level Good Luck), a title he shares with Nagito Komaeda, though he appears to have both bad and good luck. Later, his title became Ultimate Hope (超高校級の「希望」chō kōkō kyū no “kibō” lit. Super High School Level Hope), due to his unusual optimism and ability to spread hope.