Tokyo Chronos, a mystery story that melds the media of virtual reality and visual novels, is seeking crowdfunding in July and August of 2018 with the goal of completing an early 2019 release in English, Japanese, and Chinese on the PSVR, Oculus (Go and Rift), and SteamVR platforms. The crowdfunding campaign will run from July 10 – August 26, 2018, on the Campfire website. The total funding goal has not yet been revealed.
Set in Shibuya, Tokyo Chronos tells the story of eight childhood friends who are reunited, only to become trapped in an empty, enigmatic city that appears to be frozen in time. After one of them vanishes mysteriously, they receive the message: “I am dead. Who killed me?”
The staff for Tokyo Chronos includes:
- Director: Haruki Kashiwakura
- Scenario: Kou Segawa
- Producer: Kazuma Miki
- Character design: LAM
- Publisher: Sekai Project
- Promotion partner: Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc.
More information about Tokyo Chronos will be revealed during a panel discussion / demonstration at the Anime Expo 2018 convention on July 05, 2018, which is staged at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Official Tokyo Chronos Twitter feed (@tokyo_chronos)
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