Shinjuku Soumei Visual Novel Releasing in February 2024

    Available to wishlist now on Steam.

    G-MODE and Plus81 announced visual novel Shinjuku Soumei will release in February 2024 for PC via Steam. The publisher confirms that the game will be released in English, and an official Steam page is now live. 

    In Shinjuku Soumei, the protagonist, Torao, is an undertaker with supernatural powers. As an undertaker, the protagonist must perform dangerous funerals in the city of Shinjuku. Eventually, he meets an astral girl who lends her support during his tasks. 

    Shinjuku Soumei English Release

    The Shinjuku Soumei visual novel launches in February with English, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese language options on PC via Steam. A console release has not been announced, however. In Japan, the new visual novel will be released for 3,990 yen, or roughly $26.50. An exact release date will be announced soon, so stay tuned for a subsequent update. In the meantime, fans can wishlist the game right now on Steam.

    Here’s an overview of the upcoming visual novel:

    This is a story that questions the value of life…

    Written by Tomo Kataoka, the creator of the highly successful game Christmas Tina in China, and illustrated by Kohaku Sumeragi, a popular illustrator praised not only in Japan but all over the world, this collaboration brings you the ultimate visual novel game.

    Visual Novel games, as the name implies, aim to immerse players in captivating narratives and evoke emotional connections with the characters. The gameplay mechanics are intentionally simple, often requiring just a touch of a button to progress, making it accessible and enjoyable even for novice gamers.

    Set in the vibrant city of Kabukicho, surrounded by the expanding dilapidated slum of Shinjuku Kowloon, this city is home to the poor, outcasts, and those exiled from society.
    Shinjuku Kowloon has grown by consuming the lives and desires of various individuals.
    “Torao Hiira”, a man who buries lives in this town, What is the reason behind so absurd his behavior?

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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