Scar of the Doll remake releases August 18 in Japan

    English localization in production.

    Mista Stories and Mamekujira announced upcoming visual novel remake Scar of the Doll releases on August 18 for Nintendo Switch.

    Currently, the Switch version supports Japanese only. However, game writer Hidehisa Miyashita confirms an English localization of Scar of the Doll remake is in production. A PC (Steam) release is also in the works.

    Here’s an overview of the remake from previous coverage:

    From the scenario writer of “Folklore”, the critically acclaimed RPG for PlayStation 3. Follow Asumi as she travels to Tokyo alone to search for her only sister whom she has mysteriously not heard from for months. Highlighted by a genuinely intelligent and unpredictable story, uncover a frightening truth in this dramatic and thrilling suspense mystery.
    “We used to Fight As Children…
    We Fought Over the TV…
    I wanted to watch cartoons and you wanted to watch science programs…
    In the end I’d always burst into tears…
    And you’d always let me watch what I wanted…
    Father was always busy…
    It was always just the two of us…
    We used to go to the festival every summer…
    You smiling beside me…wearing the same yukata…
    But one year we stopped going…a boy picked you up… I knew you liked that boy
    I used to stand by the door watching you…
    The teddy bear you gave me that one day… I still have it. I’ve been taking good care of it.
    The darkness of the night is scary…it makes me more aware of how lonely I am…”
    • Truly intelligent plot, by master storyteller Hidehisa Miyashita
    • Upgraded visuals and additional content added for Steam
    • Draws the player in with fear, mystery, and suspense
    • A well written cast of characters who you really feel for
    • An unpredictable story that will put you on the edge of your seat
    Story Synopsis
    December. The last few days of the year in Tokyo. Asumi Kamijou, who has come to the city on her own, is the protagonist of this story.
    The story rapidly unfolds over the seven days between December 18 and 24.
    Asumi had lost all contact with her older sister, who is attending graduate school in Tokyo. Concerned, she visits Tokyo to ensure her sister is safe.
    However, there was no trace of her sister at her laboratory, nor at the apartment where she should be living. At a loss, Asumi wonders what happened to her sister…
    Asumi is determined to track down her sister. But she has no way of knowing the horrors she is about to face.
    As a psycho horror that combines both intense drama and dread, Scar of the Doll is highly acclaimed in various circles. It draws the player in with an authentic scenario that has been featured in mystery magazines, expressive characters, and sounds that enhance the production.

    Lastly, check out the new trailer below:

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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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