Idea Factory is localizing a few visual novels this year for the PS Vita and one such game is called Hakuoki Kyoto Winds. This visual novel is a remaster of one from Japan that released years ago and it seems very promising. Some general information can be found below.
Just in time for the most romantic time of the year, we’re excited to show off the first batch of Hakuoki™: Kyoto Winds screenshots! Meet Chizuru, the game’s brave heroine, and two of twelve handsome bachelors, Hijikata, the acting commander of the Shinsengumi, and Okita, captain of the Shinsengumi’s 1st Division! We also have a wide range of beautiful gameplay screenshots from the game.
Idea Factory provided a lengthy press release detailing the games cast of characters, more information and even a few new screen shots. You can find all of them below.
This remastered telling of the beloved, visual novel Hakuoki series that was first developed and released in 2008 focuses on the story set in Kyoto. The young Chizuru, determined to find her father, will romance the famous samurai of Shinsengumi through a series of engaging stories and dramatic events. Now, experience new characters, love interests, and episodes in the world of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds this Spring 2017!About Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds1863. As the end of the Bakamatsu period draws closer…A lone Chizuru Yukimura travels from Edo to Kyoto in hopes of searching for her father who mysteriously vanished. As she ventures through the unfamiliar city in the dark of night, she is suddenly attacked by a gang of samurai. Amidst the chaos, a mysterious figure approaches her, hungry for the taste of blood.As the threat of danger approaches, she is saved by none other than the Shinsengumi.After their encounter, Chizuru lives with the men of the Shinsengumi to fulfill their common goal: seeking out her missing father.However, she slowly uncovers the Shinsengumi’s dark secret: The Furies. A group of men calling themselves “Demons” eventually confront the Shinsengumi, standing in opposition to their secret Fury identity.Upon meeting these Demons, Chizuru is forced to come face to face with the secrets of her past. This story is about a girl who allies with the men of the Shinsengumi, who are struggling to uphold their faith in an era of rapid social change in Japan.Key Features
- 12 Handsome Bachelors – Fall in love as these 12 bachelors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
- Over 80 Hours of Romance – With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in the world of Hakuoki through its compelling tale of romance, friendship, and betrayal!
- Beauty at Your Fingertips – Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan’s history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.