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Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars Game's Opening Movie Streamed

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Game launches for PS4/PC in West in November

The official YouTube channel for PlayStation began streaming on Monday the opening movie for Spike Chunsoft's Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars (Conception: Ore no Kodomo wo Undekure!), an upgraded version of its Conception: Ore no Kodomo wo Undekure! (Conception: Please Give Birth to My Child!) game for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam.

The game will launch in North America on November 5 and in Europe on November 8. The release will include the original Japanese audio as well as an English dub. Digital pre-orders will open on Monday, and people who pre-order in North America will receive an exclusive theme. The Star God's Blessing Edition will be exclusive to NIS America's online store and bundle an art book, two-disc soundtrack, art cards, and beach towel. The Day 1 Edition bundles a mini astrology-themed calendar.

The story of the game revolves around Itsuki Yūge, a high school student who finds out on the day of his graduation ceremony that his cousin and childhood friend Mahiru is pregnant. Immediately afterward, Itsuki and Mahiru are taken to a magical world called Granvania, which is currently being invaded by monsters. The only people who can fight and exorcise the monsters are the "star children," and the star children can only be produced by the 12 "shrine maidens of the constellations." In order to defeat the monsters and return to his own world, Itsuki must father the star children with the maidens.

The game shipped in Japan in January.

The game adds the anime-original character Alfie. As in the television anime, Ai Kakuma plays the character.

Spike Chunsoft released Conception: Ore no Kodomo wo Undekure! on the PlayStation Portable in Japan in April 2012. A sequel game titled Conception II: Shichisei no Michibiki to Mazuru no Akumu launched in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS in August 2013. Atlus USA released the sequel game in N. America for both consoles under the title Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars in April 2014. Spike Chunsoft released the game on Steam in August 2016.

The television anime adaptation premiered in October 2018. Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles, and Funimation is streamed an English dub.

Sources: Press release, PlayStation's YouTube channel


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