By Patrick Aguda / September 26th, 2015
Up-and-coming publisher and licensor of Japanese media, Sekai Project, known for bringing titles such as Grisaia and Clannad to the west, have announced six new titles at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2015. These titles all will be added to Sekai Project’s impressive array of Visual and Kinetic novels. Of the six titles is Sekai Project’s first ever original IP, titled Japanese High School Life.
The six new titles are as follows:
Japanese High School Life (First-ever Sekai Project Original IP)
First off, and probably the most exciting announcement is Sekai Project’s first ever original IP, Japanese High School Life. Based on the teaser it seems to be sort of an educational visual novel. It is currently in production right now and is aiming for a Spring 2016 release on Steam. Here is a description of the IP from Sekai Project:
You’re a foreign exchange student who is filled with anxiety and excitement as your dream of living in Japan is finally becoming a reality! Get ready to meet the diligent and good-natured girls that will be spending a majority of your time with you. It is going to be one crazy-fun year!
Here is the teaser trailer that goes with the announcement:
The micro-site for the game can be found here.
WAGAMAMA HIGH SPEC
Next up is WAGAMAMA HIGH SPEC. It is the latest project from Madasoft and is due out in Spring 2016. A description of the series from Sekai Project can be seen below:
You’re a romantic comedy manga author and one day due to an unexpected turn of events. The student council president Rokuonji Kaoruko discovers his secret. However she’s the manga’s artist….She promises to keep it a secret and in exchange he joins the student council.
Here is the teaser trailer for the game:
The micro-site for the game can be found here.
Not much is known about this title but here is a description from Sekai Project:
Oriibu Village… that was the name of this town, as well as this world.
This otherworldly town has a nostalgic, retro-like flavor.
For ages, it has prospered, and continues to prosper without end.
Every corner of the place is bustling with people, and warmth.
It is both old-fashioned, yet refreshingly new.
Neither magic nor spells exist here, but there is an aura of mystique.
How long has it been since I, Yumesaki Haruki, have come to this world?
It feels like it’s been a few days. But it also feels like it’s been over a year.
There is the passing of the day into night, back into day.
However, you don’t feel the passage of time beyond that.
The flowers that have once blossomed continue to stay in full bloom.
You can check out the trailer for Darekoi below.
Next is a visual novel developed by Alienworks. It is a yuri short story and you can check out the description of the series provided by Sekai Project below.
Highway Blossoms is a short yuri story set in the American Midwest. After an old gold rush miner’s journal is discovered, a nationwide craze begins as would-be prospectors try to solve the cryptic clues it contains and discover the miner’s hidden treasure. Amber, couldn’t care less. Wandering the Midwest in an inherited motorhome, she mourns the loss of her grandfather, totally unaware of the hunt taking place around her. It’s not until she meets Marina, a young hitchhiker wandering through the deserts of New Mexico, that things start to look up.
You can check out Highway Blossoms trailer below.
The Orchard of Stray Sheep
Next up is a visual novel called The Orchard of Stray Sheep developed by Namaage. Not much information was given about the title but here is a description of the series from Sekai Project.
Yamada Ichirou, a negative, self-proclaimed piece of trash, finds himself appointed as a teacher of an innocent and naive girl, Casserole. What secrets await him at this small, secluded island academy?
You can also check out The Orchard of Stray Sheep’s trailer below.
Yume no Sono
The final title is called Yume no Sono, it is by Primum Soft and based on the trailer this looks quite interesting. Here’s a description from Sekai Project.
Running away from the insanity of their own worlds, Iris Stella Marinari, and Tomii Reika always took refuge within their dreams. Stranded by the waves of time, they meet each other at the outskirts of the ghost town of Sumaq Urqu, the legendary City of the Lost Ones.
It has been said that one cannot cross the dream passage to Sumaq Urqu alone, so Iris and Reika must venture together into this mysterious city. Along the way the two will attempt to find the truth behind the disappearance of Reika’s mother and may also uncover horrors that have been sealed away by The Architect, the entity in control of Sumaq Urqu.
You can watch the trailer for Yume no Sono below.
An overview of the story and characters can be seen here.
More information for the titles that were just announced will follow in the months to come.
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