AnoHana PSP Game's 2nd Promo Streamed

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Adventure game's features include "Memories Map," "Today's Menma," "original episodes"

The official website for the game inspired by the Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. (anohana) anime began streaming its second promotional video on Monday. The 173-second video highlights the main characters and includes clips from the original television series.

Players will control the story's protagonist Jinta "Jintan" Yadomi in the adventure game. The story will combine events from the anime with "original episodes" not seen in television series. The "Omoide Map" (Memories Map) feature will allow players to view events from when the main characters were young children. At nighttime in the game, Jintan will be able to speak with his female childhood friend Menma in his room. The "Kyō no Menma" (Today's Menma) feature will include Menma's reaction to events in each game day, and it will change depending on the player's choices. The anime's voice cast will reprise their roles, and the game will also include the opening and ending theme songs from the original series.

The anohana game for the PlayStation Portable will ship in Japan on August 30, and the regular version will cost 6,090 yen (about US$76). The premium edition will cost 10,290 yen (US$129) and include with a special tin case, drama CD, script for the drama CD, and two posters.

The original anime's story follows several childhood friends who try to reconnect in high school after drifting apart. The series premiered on television in Japan from April to June 2011, and Mitsu Izumi's manga adaptation debuted in Shueisha's Jump Square magazine on April 4.

NIS America released the anime series under the title anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day in North America on July 3.

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