Visual novel Tsukihime will get a remake in 2021

Visual novel Tsukihime will get a remake in 2021

At the close of the Fate Project New Year's Eve TV Special 2020 program, a promotional video was published for the visual novel Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon-, a remake of Type-Moon's visual novel, Tsukihime, which is scheduled for release in Japan. for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles in the summer 2021 season. The promotional video revealed the voice cast and development team.

The original Type-Moon game was released during the Winter 2000 Comic Market. The project inspired a manga adaptation by Sasaki Shounen, which ran between August 2001 and July 2010, with a total of ten compiled volumes.

Additionally, an anime adaptation titled Shingetsutan Tsukihime, premiered in October 2003 and had twelve episodes, being produced by J.C. Staff, under the direction of Katsushi Sakurabi and scripts written by Hiroko Tokita.

Cast of voices

  • Ryousuke Kanemoto as Shiki Tohno.
  • Ikumi Hasegawa as Arcueid Brunestud.
  • Kaede Hondo as Ciel.
  • Shino Shimoji as Akiha Tohno.
  • Yuuki Kuwahara as Kohaku.
  • Kana Ichinose as Hisui.

Development team

  • Kinoko Nasu is returning to write the sets and direct the project, with Takashi Takeuchi also returning for character design.
  • Hirokazu Koyama is in charge of the art direction, with Takao Aoitsuki, Kaetsu, Shima-Udon and Sunatori-Otokou in charge of the graphics.
  • Urushinohara is in charge of writing the story, while Hideyuki Fukasawa and Keita Haga are in charge of composing the soundtrack.
  • ReoNa will perform the title track titled “Seimeisen,” while Ufotable Studios will be in charge of animating the opening sequence.

Tsukihime Synopsis

Shiki Toono suffered a life-threatening injury as a child, and due to that incident he was sent away from the Toono Family House and given to a relative to raise him. Years later, when Shiki is in high school, the head of the Toono Family, his father, dies, and his sister Akiha, who is the new head of the family, orders him to move back. However, Shiki has a big secret: Since that injury, he has been seeing lines on objects, and only with a special pair of glasses can he stop seeing them, and he is unable to remember anything about the times before his accident. Thus the day he returns to the house is the day he meets a woman named Arcueid Brunstud, whom he beheads in a temporary fit of insanity. When she reappears at her intact side and asks him to become her bodyguard, Shiki's journey of uncovering the mysteries of her past will begin.

Source: Comic Natalie

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