YU-NO Sci-Fi Visual Novel Gets PS4/PS Vita Remake on February 18
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sega announced at a stage event at Tokyo Game Show on Saturday that it will be releasing MAGES. and 5pb Games' 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 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on February 18.
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 Onishi as Mitsuki Ichijo
Rie Kugimiya as Mio Shimazu
Yu Kobayashi as Eriko Takeda
Rena Maeda as Kaori Asakura
Kaori Nazuka as Ayumi Arima
MAGES former president Chiyomaru Shikura had announced in December that MAGES was producing a full remake of the visual novel. Shikura himself 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 Ryu 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.