Kazuo Tengan is a character featured in Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School. He is the Former Director of Hope's Peak, being succeeded by Jin Kirigiri. He is the founder and chairman of the Future Foundation and is the Branch Office 1 Director. His responsibility as the director is leadership and deciding the conensus of opinion in the Future Foundation. He, along with the other Future Foundation Directors, is forced to participate in the Final Killing Game. Kazuo is a very peaceful, good-natured man who doesn't want any conflict. He is a pacifist, as he believes that violence is wrong. He laments over exterminating despair and his goal is a peaceful world without strife. Despite his peaceful demeanor, he can become a skilled and terrifying fighter when needed. According to Kyosuke, he used to be different in the past, as he used to work much more actively against despair.