Nintendo Switch game Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō (薄桜鬼 真改 月影ノ抄) revealed a new PV yesterday (25th June), showcasing available characters and its game system.
Released by Idea Factory and created by Otomate, Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō is the latest game in the popular otome series, Hakuōki. It centers around the love story between protagonist Chizuru Yukimura (雪村 千鶴) and historical samurai group, Shinsengumi (新選組), in Kyoto during the 19th century.
The game is slated to release in Japan on 26th September.
▍Characters and Cast
The game is the first part of the project and includes individual episodes of six characters including:
■ Toshizo Hijikata (土方 歳三) – CV: Shin-ichiro Miki (三木眞一郎)
■ Souji Okita (沖田 総司) – CV: Showtaro Morikubo (森久保 祥太郎)
■ Keisuke Yamanami (山南 敬助) – CV: Nobuo Tobita (飛田 展男)
■ Yamazaki Susumu (山崎烝) – CV: Suzuki Takayuki (鈴木貴征)
■ Chikage Kazama (風間 千景) – CV: Kenjiro Tsuda (津田 健次郎)
■ Iba Hachirou (伊庭八郎) – CV: Mamoru Miyano (宮野真守)
The game features newly created story following the timeline of Hakuōki Shinkai (薄桜鬼 真改), which was released in 2015, and focuses on the daily episodes and epilogue of the six characters. The main story of Hakuōki Shinkai is not included in the game.
Players can read the common story (A preview of Hakuōki Shinkai), as well as choosing individual story of each character.
New visuals can be collected as the story proceeds.
A new function is added as players can check out the historic references and game settings.
▍Pre-order Bonus and Limited Edition Bonus
A booklet with special short story and a drama CD will be attached in the limited edition game.
A drama CD with the voice of the six characters in Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō will also be presented for pre-ordering the game.