MAGES/5pb's Plastic Memories Game Slated for PS Vita
posted on by Egan Loo
The website of Weekly Famitsu magazine revealed on Tuesday that the game based on the Plastic Memories television anime from MAGES./5pb. is heading to the PlayStation Vita system. The website also posted two screenshots, while the magazine itself will introduce the gameplay system and story information on Thursday.
MAGES./5pb. announced the game with a teaser video last week:
Text & Tsukasa: May I please meet the person most precious to me again someday...
Text: The touching anime
Text: Will finally be adapted into a game Text: If your life had a set time limit...
Text: Androids that have a heart: Giftia Text: Pulling apart memories is our job.
Text: Giftias have a lifespan of 81820 hours.
Text: This is the story of a person who spends time with an android girl named Isla. Text: She only has 1000 hours left.
Tsukasa: I want to make more memories with you, Tsukasa.
Text: I want you to remember that I was here with you.
Text: I want to be with you till the end, Tsukasa...
Text: May I please meet the person most precious to me again someday...
The video features the song "eontz" by the original anime's soundtrack composer Masaru Yokoyama. Yokoyama composed the song for the teaser video.
Aniplex of America describes the original anime series as follows:
The story of Plastic Memories takes place in the near future where humanity experienced a slight technological advancement. Tsukasa Mizugaki begins working for a major android manufacturer named SAI Corporation. SAI Corporation is known for their androids called “Giftia” that are capable of having human emotions. Tsukasa is assigned to work for the department in charge of retrieving Giftias that are close to their expiration. Tsukasa must learn the ins and outs of his new position alongside his Giftia partner, Isla, who had never been assigned any significant task before working with Tsukasa. As Tsukasa learns more about Isla and the Giftias, he also begins to learn about what it means to be human.
Aniplex of America streamed the series on Aniplex Channel, Crunchyroll, Hulu, and Daisuki as it aired in Japan beginning last April. The company will release the series on Blu-ray Disc in two sets on July 19 and September 27.