Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time 7 Game's 2nd Promo Video Introduces Cast
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
KOEI Tecmo Games' Ruby Party brand began streaming the second promotional video on Saturday for Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 7 (Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time 7), a new game in its Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time game series. The video introduces the game's Warring States setting and introduces the main cast and characters.
The game's "treasure box" edition includes an image card of the package illustration design, a photo library, an original soundtrack, a "variety CD," a mini-character "kamishibai" picture show set, and the game, and retails for 15,180 yen (about US$138). The "Overcoming a Turbulent Fate" boxset will include a settings materials collection, a "situation CD," an acrylic stand set, and an illustrated jacket card, along with the items in the "treasure box" edition. The set retails for 33,000 (about US$301). The game's standard edition and download edition will each retail for 8,580 yen (about US$78).
The game stars: (family names are listed first for characters)
- Mikako Takahashi as protagonist Amano Nanao (players can change her first name)
- Takuma Terashima as Sanada Yukimura
- Kenichi Suzumura as Amano Satsuki
- Atsushi Abe as Miyamoto Musashi
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Sasaki Yamato
- Shinnosuke Tachibana as Kuroda Nagamasa
- Eiji Takemoto as Naoe Kanetsugu
- Michael Shitanda as Okuni
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Yagyū Munenori
The game's story starts in modern day in a shrine in the mountains where a high school student named Nanao has been raised. After Nanao is attacked by an apparition, a man claiming to be Sanada Yukimura wearing historical armor appears to save her. Eventually, Nanao must travel with Sanada Yukimura to his time in order to save the present.
KOEI's Harukanaru Toki no Naka de romance adventure game franchise has inspired a number of game follow-ups, original video anime, and manga. The 2004-2005 television anime Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time – A Tale of the Eight Guardians is based on the first PlayStation game. Bandai Entertainment previously released the television anime in North America, and the anime is now streaming on Tubi TV.
The Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 game shipped in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Portable in March 2015. A new version of the game for the Nintendo Switch shipped on March 14. The manga adaptation of the game ended in January 2019. A stage play adaptation of the game ran in June.