By Angela Hinck / May 28th, 2013
What’s better than enjoying your favorite anime heroines separately in their respective TV and manga series? Bringing them all together under the umbrella of a single video game title, of course! Namco Bandai’s Super Heroine Chronicle for PlayStation 3 and Vita systems is being compared to the Super Robot Wars franchise- except minus the robots and plus anime ladies from over ten different anime and manga series, including:
Twin Angel – Red Angel and Blue Angel
Kyousogiga – Koto
Di Gi Charat – Di Gi Charat
Swan Song of the Valkyries: Symphogear – Hibiki Tachibana
Super Soniko – Super Soniko
Higurashi When They Cry – Rena Ryugu
Aria the Scarlet Ammo – Aria Holmes Kanzaki
Infinite Stratos – Houki Shinonono
The Familiar of Zero F – Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière
Dream Hunter Rem – Rem Ayanokōji
Few details were revealed in this week’s Dengeki PlayStation, but this is what we do know about Super Heroine Chronicle: the characters will be gathered together in an Akihabara school that has been sealed beneath a dome. The setting is appropriate, given Akihabara’s reputation has a hub of Japanese otaku culture. Gameplay will be turn-based strategy played across a diagonal map. Attacks may damage and change the battlefield during gameplay, and characters will be able to use combination attacks.
The game will also sport cel-shaded graphics, and artists Toru Minazuki (To Heart), Shinichiro Otsuka (Blue Roses, Eternal Poison), and Satoshi Urushihara (Growlanser) are all on staff.
Overall, Super Heroine Chronicle looks like a huge undertaking that anime and manga fans will be eagerly anticipating. Unfortunately, there’s no news yet about the possibility of localization.
Series featured in Super Heroine Chronicle are available on Amazon:
Aria the Scarlet AmmoDi Gi CharatDream Hunter RemHigurashi When They CryInfinite StratosKyousogigaSuper Heroine ChronicleSuper SonikoSwan Song of the Valkyries: SymphogearThe Familiar of ZeroTwin Angel