Sekai Project’s Sakura-con Announcements

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First up is a visual novel coming from the circle Lose titled Maitetsu which has some great music in the trailer which hopefully translates to the rest of the game. Sekai Project describes the visual novel as:

Maitetsu takes place in an alternate reality in Japan, where railroads were the most popular form of travel and transportation. But the difference with these railways is that the trains were paired up with humanoid modules called “Railords.” Due to a popular new form of travel, the railroads were practically forgotten about and eventually, railways were discontinued.
 
Players will assume the role of Sotetsu, a recent high school graduate who, shortly after entering University, decides to return to his adoptive hometown to save it from water pollution caused by the proliferation of factories. By chance, Sotetsu reawakens “Hachiroku,” a recently decommissioned Railord. He becomes her owner and decides to assist her in finding her missing locomotive, the “8620,” while attempting to save his hometown in the process.

Next up is Companion which comes from Vietnamese development studio Narrator. More great music! Sekai Project describes the visual novel as:

The Companion Star Project is a term from the distant past. With the planet’s population rate spiraling out of control and showing no sign of slowing down a small planet was painfully relocated to orbit around the Earth for pioneers to terraform and emigrate to.
Those who stayed behind eventually lost control over the companion star after bloody wars and devastating plagues broke out.
 
Many years have passed and the companion star, now no longer in orbit, will soon bring about the inevitable destruction of Earth.
 
Those who know about Earth’s impending doom attempted to build shelters, but they did not want the surface world to descend into chaos, so they selfishly took their secret with them underground.
 
One man who knows about the end decides to live lavishly…and a girl who will turn his life upside down…their story begins when she steps underneath his umbrella

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Coming from South Korea is Applemint’s Still I Miss Her which has an interesting art style. Sekai Project describes the release as:

Still, I Miss Her is a dramatic visual novel about boy who has to overcome the odds to save the love of his life.
 
The antagonist “Jin-Tae” has been seducing girls (include your lover) through the use of an illegal drug. But with help of a mysterious girl, Sin-Ah, you may be able to bring Jin-Tae to justice and get back your lost love.

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Lastly is a manga adaptation of Sakura Spirit has been announced running in Dengeki Hime this May and simulpublishing in the US (although platform has yet to be announced) this adaptation will include art by Rena Suzunone and more details are promised to come later.

Written by: Conor

Hi there. I’m Conor and I helped with the creation of Blazekick. I like video games, anime, manga and read visual novels. I do stuff relating to those on the site. I help run the Blazekick Twitter and Youtube accounts as well so drop by and say hi. My favorite games are Pokémon Emerald, The Walking Dead Season One, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, LittleBigPlanet 2, Tearaway and Uncharted 2.