YU-NO Sci-Fi Visual Novel's PS4/PS Vita Remake Delayed to Spring
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for MAGES. and 5pb. Games' PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita remake of their Kono Yo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shōjo YU-NO (YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world.) science-fiction visual novel announced on Thursday that the game will be delayed until spring 2016. The game was originally slated to ship on February 18.
The website stated that the reasons for the delay was to further improve on the game's quality and to conduct a code of ethics inspection (CERO, Japan's rating board, has not yet rated the game).
Eri Sasaki will perform the opening theme song "Recalling" for the game. The game will also feature the following cast:
Yuu Hayashi as Takuya Arima
Maaya Uchida as Kanna Hatano
Saori Ōnishi as Mitsuki Ichijo
Rie Kugimiya as Mio Shimazu
Yū Kobayashi as Eriko Takeda
Rena Maeda as Kaori Asakura
Kaori Nazuka as Ayumi Arima
MAGES former president Chiyomaru Shikura is serving as executive producer, and former Cave producer Makoto Asada is producing the project. Ryō Nagi (Ar Tonelico, Steel Chronicle) is designing the characters, and the remake credits the original creator Hiroyuki Kanno (EVE Burst Error) for the scripts. Kanno passed away in 2011, just months after YU-NO and EVE Burst Error composer Ryū Umemoto also passed away.
The original, critically acclaimed 1996 game for the PC-98 computer platform inspired the four-part 1998-1999 adult anime YU-NO. 5pb. then released the game for the Sega Saturn in 1997 and for Windows PC in 2000.
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