Hakuouki: Kyoto Winds Available Today for North America

LOS ANGELES, CA., May 16, 2017 - Prepare your katana and your heart! Hakuoki™: Kyoto Winds is now available in North America for the PlayStation®Vita system! The game is out on May 19 for Europe. It will be available as a digital and a physical release and compatible with the PlayStation®TV.

This remastered telling of the beloved, visual novel Hakuoki series that was first developed and released in 2008 focuses on the story set in Kyoto. The young Chizuru, determined to find her father, will romance the famous samurai of Shinsengumi through a series of engaging stories and dramatic events. Now, experience new characters, love interests, and episodes in the world of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds May 16/19 for North America and Europe!

About Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds
1863. As the end of the Bakumatsu period draws closer...

A lone Chizuru Yukimura travels from Edo to Kyoto in hopes of searching for her father who mysteriously vanished. As she ventures through the unfamiliar city in the dark of night, she is suddenly attacked by a gang of samurai. Amidst the chaos, a mysterious figure approaches her, hungry for the taste of blood. As the threat of danger approaches, she is saved by none other than the Shinsengumi.

After their encounter, Chizuru lives with the men of the Shinsengumi to fulfill their common goal: seeking out her missing father.However, she slowly uncovers the Shinsengumi's dark secret: The Furies. A group of men calling themselves "Demons" eventually confront the Shinsengumi, standing in opposition to their secret Fury identity.

Upon meeting these Demons, Chizuru is forced to come face to face with the secrets of her past. This story is about a girl who allies with the men of the Shinsengumi, who are struggling to uphold their faith in an era of rapid social change in Japan.

Key Features

  • 12 Handsome Bachelors - Fall in love as these 12 bachelors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
  • Over 80 Hours of Romance - With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in the world of Hakuoki through its compelling tale of romance, friendship, and betrayal!
  • Beauty at Your Fingertips - Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan's history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.

About Idea Factory International, Inc.
Idea Factory International was first established in September 2013 as an information hub for the Japanese company Idea Factory Co., Ltd., and is now the publisher of fine titles including the Neptunia™ series, its spinoffs, and the otome games Hakuoki™: Kyoto Winds and Amnesia™: Memories for the Playstation®Vita system. We have since ventured into bringing these titles to the world of PC gaming and will continue providing localized media to fans worldwide in conjunction with Idea Factory Co., Ltd., with a focus on strengthening the Idea Factory brand around the globe.

©2017 IDEA FACTORY / DESIGN FACTORY All rights reserved. Hakuoki is a trademark of IDEA FACTORY. Licensed to and published by Idea Factory International, Inc.

© 2017 Idea Factory International, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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