Sekai Project Anime Central 2017 Panel Announcements
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Sekai Project had a some interesting announcements today during their Anime Central 2017 panel. Let’s see what goodies they are gonna have up for grabs soon.
First up they had VOID by developer Vifth Floor. You may know these folks for their work on another Visual Novel Just Desserts. The big news here however, is that Kareidon is doing the main illustrations for the game. You may now their work from Fate/Grand Order.
Next up they announced Re;Lord by developer Escu:de. This one is a clicker style map building game. There will be an all ages Steam release as well as an 18+ Denpasoft release of this title.
They also announced a Kickstarter forHoshizora no Memoria. There are various physical rewards and the game will release on both Steam as an All Ages version and there will be an Uncensored Denpasoft version.
Last but not least, Sekai Project announced their new Otome and BL brand Maiden Voyage. The first game released under this label will be The Bell Chimes for Gold from developer Otusun Club.
You can find out more information about all of these titles in the press release below the break.
Chicago, IL – May 20th, 2017 – Sekai Project, a rising publisher and licenser of
Japanese new media and electronic entertainment today announced, during their live
panel at Anime Central in Chicago, their plans to publish and localize three new
titles for PC, the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign, and a new brand dedicated to publishing Otome and Boy’s Love (BL) games.
A synopsis for all announcements and updates can be found below.
VOID Developer:Vifth Floor “In a journey of revenge, you better be ready to dig two graves.”
That thought kept lingering in Arthur Woods’s head, as he continued his journey of finding the killer of his girlfriend, the mysterious organization called ‘The Syndicate’.
He worked as one of their assassins; he received his orders from cutouts and anonymous letters, and killed people no questions asked. He threw away what morality and humanity he has left for his desire of vengeance, while trying to unravel the elusive organization in order to see his true target. Arthur Woods is the mastermind, the author of his pain and misery, and he will not stop even if it kills him.
But one day, Ciel Blanchette, an MI6 agent, came. When Arthur saw that Ciel brought along Julie Ross, a vigilante, in tow, he knew that ‘The Syndicate’ was not what he thought it was.
VOID is the newest visual novel project from Vifth Floor, the creators of Just Deserts. The game will focus on deep plot and atmosphere. The game’s theme song and BGM is composed by Vesuvia, the same studio responsible for Vifth Floor’s past works’ music. Kareidon is the main illustrator for VOID, who is most famously known for his art in Fate/Grand Order.
In a fantasy world where magic exists, the demon realm faced an unprecedented danger. Three “witches of disaster” appeared and invaded the demon country of Saarland. Due to the recent peaceful times, Saarland lacked the skills to protect the territory of Groesen. Recognizing the witches’ overwhelming powers, such as the ability to change the form of others, they surrendered the territory to them.
Half a year later, the majority of the townspeople in Groesen had been turned into dolls. Wilfred decided to take back the land from the witches, and he possesses the only ability to defeat them.
Re; Lord offers a fun and innovative map-building type gameplay with clicker style battle-sequences including different effects and abilities.
Meet Kogasaka You and his little sister, Chinami, both of whom after the sudden death of their mother, are set to leave the city to go back to their childhood hometown to live with their aunt, Shino. Initially leaving their hometown of Hibarigasaki was difficult for You, as he was close friends with a girl who he saw nearly every day after school at the local town lookout. When she discovered that You would be leaving the town, she made him promise to return to marry her and left him with simply a kiss on the forehead to remember her by.
Once You returns to his hometown, he searches for that childhood friend, only to find his previous meet-up location is now fenced-off and abandoned. While out searching, he instead stumbles on a mysterious girl named Mare who carries a scythe and claims to be a Grim Reaper. Now back in his hometown, You starts to rebuild his life, making friends and continuing his search for the girl he made a promise to. Will he eventually find his promised love? Who is this mysterious girl and why does she seem so familiar?
The Kickstarter campaign for Hoshizora no Memoria is now LIVE! Head on over to the Kickstarter campaign page to support the game while getting a chance to get exclusive goods. The game is set to release on Steam and Denpasoft in September 2018!
Sekai Project officially unveiled Maiden Voyage, a dedicated Otome and Boys Love (BL) brand. Along with the brand, the first game under this brand was officially revealed:
The Bell Chimes for Gold Developer:Otusun Club
Maria is a Plain Jane who works as an herbalist. Her talent for item synthesis rakes in a lot of cash. But just when she finally saves up enough money to get married to her master, he dumps her for her pretty friend!
He tells her, “With talent like that, I’m sure you could just buy yourself a man, if it came to it!”
So, she decides, “I’ll make bank selling medicine and then I’ll get married! YOU’LL SEEEEEEEEE!!!” What future awaits our heroine? If she can make enough money to get married, it’s surely a happy ending. ♪