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News: Plastic Memories visual novel reveals release details

An official website for the Plastic Memories visual novel announced for PlayStation Vita has opened, revealing the game’s release details. The MAGES./5pb. game will be out in Japan on October 13th, and the text adventure written by the Steins;Gate games’ Naotaka Hayashi follows Tsukasa, the anime’s main protagonist. In making choices that will affect the route of the story, the player can reach two original endings, as well as the anime’s own ending.

The game’s standard edition is priced at 6,800 yen, and a 9,800-yen limited edition and 6,000-yen download edition will also be available. Anyone who pre-orders the standard or limited edition will receive the bonus gifts of a Chinese-style dress for Isla, and a download code for an extra date scenario.

Aniplex of America streamed the original anime series on Aniplex Channel, Hulu, Crunchyroll and Daisuki as it aired in Japan last April, and they give it the summary:

The story of Plastic Memories takes place in the near future where humanity experienced a slight technological advancement. Tsukasa Mizugaki begins working for a major android manufacturer named SAI Corporation. SAI Corporation is known for their androids called “Giftia” that are capable of having human emotions. Tsukasa is assigned to work for the department in charge of retrieving Giftias that are close to their expiration. Tsukasa must learn the ins and outs of his new position alongside his Giftia partner, Isla, who had never been assigned any significant task before working with Tsukasa. As Tsukasa learns more about Isla and the Giftias, he also begins to learn about what it means to be human.

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