Eir Aoi Performs Opening Theme for Tokyo Chronos Visual Novel

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New trailer, extended demo unveiled

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MyDearest announced at Anime NYC on Saturday that Eir Aoi is performing the opening song "UNLIMITED" for its Tokyo Chronos VR visual novel project. The company shared a trailer featuring the opening theme.

MyDearest also announced an extended demo that will unveil eight of the nine announced characters for the game.

Sekai Project launched a Kickstarter campaign for the visual novel on July 10, and the campaign raised US$90,625, surpassing the original funding goal of US$75,000.

Sekai Project describes the visual novel:

Tokyo Chronos is a mystery novel about 8 childhood friends separated from the reality of this world, and trapped in an empty Shibuya, barren of any other souls. As time and space seemingly comes to a halt, the eight begin to disappear, one by one. What has happened to this world? What is happening to the ones trapped inside this hollow void? Who is the culprit that set the mystery in motion in a space that stands still.

The VR project is slated for a release on Oculus and Vive via Steam and on PlayStation VR in early 2019. The companies plan to release the game in Japanese, English, and Chinese.

The cast so far includes:

Haruki Kashiwakura (motion director for Expelled from Paradise, 3D animator for Penguindrum, Strike Witches 2, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic) is directing the VR project at VR content company MyDearest, and illustrator LAM is designing the characters. Novelist Kou Segawa (Konya, Kimi ni Korosareta Toshitemo) is writing the scenario. Kazuma Miki (producer for A Certain Magical Index, Sword Art Online franchises) is producing the work. Sekai Project will publish the work, and Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc. is a production partner.

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