Aquaplus has announced the latest entry in the Utawarerumono series, which has sold over 800,000 units worldwide. The official title, supported platform(s), and a release date were not announced.
The new title is set in Japanese-style world, where a grand story will unfold involving “demi-humans” with beast-like ears and tails.
Here an overview of the story and characters, via the teaser website:
When he realized it, he was in the darkness, unaware of even which way is up or down.
How long had he been here? And how long will he remain here?
When his voice didn’t reach anyone and it seemed like even the consciousness he had left was starting to fade, a ray of light shined in the darkness.
He heard someone calling…
Driven by that voice, he desperately reached out to the light, only to see an unknown starry sky before him.
And in its arms a girl with red eyes and two horns pointing up to the heavens.
The girl, bleeding without an end in sight and hovering between life and death, asked him this.
“A black mask…? You’re… my….”
A rebellion, of a princess bound by blood and a man who lost his name has begun.
Akuta (voiced by Kazuya Nakai)
The protagonist. A masked man who suddenly appeared before Minagi. He has no recollection of his name or past, but has a strong heart that has not lost its sense of duty. Without fear, he charges ahead in pursuit of the things he is able to do then and there.
Minagi (voiced by Atsumi Tanezaki)
A kind-hearted girl called a “princess,” who cares deeply for her younger sister. She was at the mercy of her family’s inescapable fate, but after meeting Akuta, she fights against fate once more.
The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, due out on June 27, also has a story on the game:
Watch a teaser trailer below. Listen to the theme song sung by Suara here. The game’s full website will open on July 2.