Today Arc System Works announced the Japanese release date of its upcoming visual novel/adventure game World End Syndrome.
The game will hit the local shelves on April 19th, for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PS Vita.
We also get quite a few screenshots and art, alongside the box art for all platforms. The visuals might prove familiar to many, as character design is handled by BlazBlue artist Yuki Kato.
Within the images are included quite a few new characters.
Reiko Nikaido is the center of the Idol group Zettai Zetsumei Panda. She has recently become an actress and has come to Mihate town to film during summer vacation.
Yukino Otanash is a journalist and she came for an interview. She is very positive, bright and with a refreshing attitude. She is interested in the mystery of the town, and she is investigating on her own accord.
Ryoko Ryuzaki is an investigator and she is also investigating the disappearances of girls from the local high school. She is beautiful but she never smiles. She doesn’t trust others, and she is appears to be always stressed and sarcastic. She rides a red sports car and her hobby are video games, and camping alone. She pretty much does everything on her own.
Mibu Kamishiro is the heir of a prominent family, working as a manager. Since he is rich and handsome, he is rumored to have many affairs. He used to practice kendo.
Yamato Amana is the owner of the local cafe name Pastiche. While he is a bachelor, he always friendly and sociable. There are rumors that he is a game otaku, but he would never admit it.
You can check out all the screenshots below. If you want to see more, you can also enjoy the first trailer.