JAST USA has shared the English opening for the western release of the Nitroplus-developed visual novel Tokyo Necro, coming to PC in 2023.
Initially released in Japan in 2016, Tokyo Necro is a futuristic visual novel in a setting where the living dead exist thanks to Necromancers. The story follows two protagonists, Kibanohara Ethica (voice: Aji Sanma) and Nagaoka Souun (voice: Muro Genki). Both of them use martial arts to defeat the undead creatures that terrorize Tokyo’s populace as a private group. Their strength is widely recognized and they have made quite a career in defeating those who come back from death.
One day, Souun finds a mysterious young girl during a mission. This individual has no memories of who she was except her name “Hougyou Ilia” but it’s clear that she needs protection from the necromancers. Ilia is voiced by Yuzuhara Miu, whose previous works include Mell from Meteor World Actor, Izuho Konami from Secret Kiss is Sweet and Tender, and Ako from the Doukyuusei remake.
Tokyo Necro’s original concept comes from Fukami Makoto, who did the Tsunemori, Kogami, and Makishima episodes of Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness. He shared the scriptwriting with Shimomura Vio, whose works include You and Me and Her: A Love Story, Sumaga and Axanael. The main illustrator is Oosaki Shin’ya (Hanachirasu) with Makoto Ishiwata handling mechanical designs, and mob characters by minoa and Yamada Uiro.
Check out the English opening video for Tokyo Necro:
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