Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds will launch both physically and digitally for PS Vita on May 16 in North America and May 19 in Europe, publisher Idea Factory International announced. The game will be compatible with PlayStation TV.
The game is a remastered telling o the Hakuoki visual novel series first released in 2008. Its story is set in Kyoto and follows a young girl named Chizuru determined to find her father and who will romance famous samurai of Shinsengumi through a series of engaging stories and dramatic events along the way.
Here’s the full overview of the game, via Idea Factory:
1863. As the end of the Bakumatsu period draws closer…
A lone Chizuru Yukimura travels from Edo to Kyoto in hopes of searching for her father who mysteriously vanished. As she ventures through the unfamiliar city in the dark of night, she is suddenly attacked by a gang of samurai. Amidst the chaos, a mysterious figure approaches her, hungry for the taste of blood.
As the threat of danger approaches, she is saved by none other than the Shinsengumi.
After their encounter, Chizuru lives with the men of the Shinsengumi to fulfill their common goal: seeking out her missing father.However, she slowly uncovers the Shinsengumi’s dark secret: The Furies. A group of men calling themselves “Demons” eventually confront the Shinsengumi, standing in opposition to their secret Fury identity.
Upon meeting these Demons, Chizuru is forced to come face to face with the secrets of her past. This story is about a girl who allies with the men of the Shinsengumi, who are struggling to uphold their faith in an era of rapid social change in Japan.
- 12 Handsome Bachelors – Fall in love as these 12 bachelors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
- Over 80 Hours of Romance – With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in the world of Hakuoki through its compelling tale of romance, friendship, and betrayal!
- Beauty at Your Fingertips – Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan’s history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.
View a new set of screenshots featuring characters Sanosuke Harada, Chikage Kazama, Hajime Saito, and Heisuke Toudou at the gallery.