Planetarian coming to Switch in Spring 2019
Posted on September 21, 2018 by Matt O'Keefe(@matt_okeefe) in News, Switch eShop
Prototype announced over Twitter that its visual novel will be coming to the Switch eShop in Spring of next year. While it will only be voiced in Japanese, it will be translated in text to both English and Chinese.
— 株式会社プロトタイプ (@PROTOTYPE_info) September 21, 2018
Keep reading for a description of the game via its Steam page.
Why don’t you come to the planetarium?
The beautiful twinkling of eternity that will never fade, no matter what.
All the stars in the sky are waiting for you.
In time for the 10th anniversary since its original release in Japan, planetarian is an engaging and emotional visual novel from legendary game studio, Key. A sub-brand of VisualArt’s, Key are also famed for creating Kanon, AIR, CLANNAD, Little Busters!, Rewrite, and Angel Beats!
Please do not divide Heaven in two…
It is thirty years after the failure of the Space Colonization Program.
Humanity is nearly extinct. A perpetual and deadly Rain falls on the Earth.
Men known as “Junkers” plunder goods and artifacts from the ruins of civilization.
One such Junker sneaks alone into the most dangerous of all ruins — a “Sarcophagus City”.
In the center of this dead city, he discovers a pre-War planetarium.
And as he enters he is greeted by Hoshino Yumemi, a companion robot.
Without a single shred of doubt, she assumes he is the first customer she’s had in 30 years.
She attempts to show him the stars at once, but the planetarium projector is broken.
Unable to make heads or tails of her conversation, he ends up agreeing to try and repair the projector …
For the first time, this heartwarming and memorable title is available on Steam!
It is fully voiced in Japanese, and can be experienced with both English and Japanese text.
Design, Scenario: Yuuichi Suzumoto
Music: Magome Togoshi
Voice Cast: Hoshino Yumemi – Keiko Suzuki
The Junker – Daisuke Ono
* This product is a localization of “planetarian ~chiisana hoshi no yume~ Memorial Edition”, originally released for Windows on 30 April 2010.
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