Punch Line PS4/PS Vita Game's Opening Movie Streamed
posted on by Kyle Hallmark
The official website for 5pb Games.' upcoming PlayStation 4/PlayStation Vita game adaptation of MAGES.' Punch Line anime began streaming the opening movie for the game on Thursday. The movie previews the game's opening theme song "Justice Punch, Here We Go!" by the character Mikatan Narugino (voiced by Sora Amamiya). (Note: The video on the website is region locked)
Idol group Iketeru Hearts (formerly Stand-Up! Hearts) will perform the game's ending theme song "Bad End."
The game will ship in Japan on April 28. The official website previously streamed a teaser movie for the game in January.
The anime's character designer Shōta Iwasaki, writer Kōtarō Uchikoshi, and musical composer Tetsuya Komuro are also working on the game with director Takumi Nakazawa (KID's infinity games, Memories Off 2nd) and producer Kazuhiro Ichikawa. The original cast from the anime are reprising their roles in the game.
The game will have a different ending from the anime.
The game will cost 7,800 yen (about US$64) for the regular edition, 7,000 yen (US$58) for the download version, and 10,800 yen (US$89) for the limited edition. The limited edition comes with a drama CD and a design collection book.
The 12-episode Punch Line anime series premiered last April on Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime for select digital outlets and home video release in North America. Illustrator Ginicihi launched Punch Line MAX, a manga sequel to the anime, in Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Comic magazine last fall.
Embedded video via Gematsu.