Daily Video: Key's New Rewrite Visual Novel Opening

posted on by Gia Manry
New version features different music, footage than video released in April

The Japanese videogame developer Visual Art's posted the above video on Tuesday, calling it the latest version of the opening animation movie for Rewrite, the upcoming visual novel from the brand studio Key (CLANNAD, Little Busters!). Visual Art's plans to release the game on June 24 and had previously released an opening video for the game with different music and footage.

Rewrite takes place in Kazamatsuri, a fictional city where civilization and greenery co-exist. Within it, players assume the role of student Kotaro Tennoji and interact with his fellow classmates Kotori Kanbe, Chihaya Ohtori, Akane Senri, Sizuru Nakatsu, and Lucia Konohana (voiced by Chiwa Saito, Saya Shinomiya, Eri Kitamura, Keiko Suzuki, and Risa Asaki, respectively).

Production staff includes many notable names from popular visual novels of the last decade. Itaru Hinoue (AIR, Kanon, CLANNAD) is working as the game's project creator and main illustrator. Romeo Tanaka (Cross Channel, Kana: Little Sister), Ryukishi07 (Higurashi no Naku Koroni, Umineko no Naku Koro ni) and Yūto Tonokawa (Little Busters!) are all writing the game's storyline scenarios. Jun Maeda (AIR, CLANNAD, Angel Beats!) is involved with Rewrite's musical compositions and quality control.

[Via Moon Phase]

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