Aquaplus Announces Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro Game for September 21, 2016

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2nd game in trilogy launched for PS4, PS3, PS Vita on September 24

Aquaplus announced at its "Big Aquaplus Festival -20th Anniversary-" event in Tokyo on Saturday that it will release the Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro (Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros) game on September 21, 2016. The company did not announce the game's platform or platforms. Dengeki Online reports that the game will be the series' final chapter.

The second game in the series, Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen (pictured at right), shipped on September 24 in Japan for for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. The game's producer had promised that the third game would be released within one-and-a-half to two years after the release of the second, and stated that the second and third games were in development simultaneously.

The television anime adaptation of Utawarerumono -Itsuwari no Kamen- premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo on October 3. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan, and Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series for home video. The series is listed with 25 episodes.

AQUAPLUS released the original Utawarerumono game in 2002 for the PC. The game inspired a 2006 television anime series and a 2009 original video anime series. ADV Films originally licensed the first Utawarerumono TV anime, but Funimation Entertainment later picked up the license. Sentai Filmworks announced earlier this month that it has licensed the Utawarerumono OAV.

The original Utawarerumono adventure simulation game takes place in a world where people have animal ears and tails, and rival generals battle for supremacy.

Source: 4Gamer via My Game News Flash

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