Five New Characters Introduced in CRYSTAR

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Crystar | Fighting

Spike Chunsoft has announced in a new press release that they’ve updated the website for their upcoming action RPG, CRYSTAR, to introduce readers to five new characters who will appear in the game: Rei Hatada, Mirai Hatada, Mephis, Pheles, and Anamnesis.

In CRYSTAR Rei and Mirai are dragged to Purgatory by Anamnesis. Anamnesis causes Rei, our protagonist, to kill her sister Mirai and she must venture through Purgatory for a chance to revive her. In the meantime Anamnesis has her motivations she’s working toward. You can read more about this as well as the other characters on the website.

Details on this title are bit scant for now, but I’m sure we’ll be able to update you further when the game gets a little closer to release, which will be on August 27th of this year. CRYSTAR will be available on PlayStation 4 and PC for $59.99 USD and can be pre-ordered now with an added bonus of some costume DLCs. Checkout the trailer and press release below:

The official CRYSTAR website updated today with Rei, Mirai, Mephis, Pheles, and Anamnesis!  Character profiles are below.

Rei Hatada

VA: Brianna Knickerbocker

The protagonist who fights in Purgatory to bestow Revival to the sister she killed. The story isn’t about saving the world, but pursuing her ego as she wishes to bring her sister back to life. Despite facing despair and weeping over her weakness and uncertainty, she has the strength to press on.

Though quiet and serious, when she becomes emotional she demonstrates an intensity that’s directly opposed to her usual, soft-spoken demeanor. She is capable of doing anything to protect those she cares for.

Mirai Hatada

VA: Michelle Marie

She is dragged into Purgatory by a certain Revenant along with her sister, Rei. Rei loses her sense of self and, out of control, ends up attacking her. The story revolves around Rei’s quest to bestow Revival to her sister.


VA: Cassandra Lee Morris

One of the managers of Purgatory who collect the crystallized form of tears known as Idea.
The dogmatic type who speaks with archaic


VA: Jackie Lastra

One of the managers of Purgatory who collect
the crystallized form of tears known as Idea.
The creepy, unstable type.


VA: Laura Post

A humanoid Revenant who drags Rei and Mirai into Purgatory. She causes Rei to kill Mirai.

Anamnesis seeks Mirai’s Soul as it wanders through Purgatory. An enemy deeply connected to Rei by fate, they cross paths many times throughout Rei’s journey to the depths of Purgatory.

In secret, she has been working to attain Revival in order to regain her memories about someone precious to her, and to have her revenge.

Preorder the Day 1 Edition to receive the exclusive mini-artbook.



About Aaron Evangelisti

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