Publisher FuRyu and developer Historia have announced The Caligula Effect 2 for PlayStation 4 and Switch. It will launch on June 24 in Japan for 8,778 yen. A 16,280 yen limited edition will also be available.
Here are the first details, via the game’s official website:
Set free from a past regret.
An academy juvenile RPG, where you try to find your way back to reality from an idealized world set free of any past regret.
Regret (voiced by Arisa Kori)
Creator of an ideal world.
A mysterious virtual idol that suddenly appeared to the world. With her mystical voice, she invited humans troubled by their past regrets to the virtual world of “Redo,” where their ideals are realized.
χ (voiced by Mayu Mineda)
Another virtual idol, who opposes Regret’s way of thinking and gives the main characters the power to destroy “Redo.” She also supports the Go-Home Club with the power of song.
■ The Go-Home Club
The second generation Go-Home Club, who dare to try and destroy the ideal world “Redo” and return to bitter reality.
Their appearance in “Redo” is no more than an alternate version of themselves written over their past regrets. Their reality is nothing more than terrible. So why do they want to return to a harsh reality? That is a taboo that only the player can venture into.
Protagonist (voiced by Tatsumaru Tachibana / You Taichi)
Gin Noto (voiced by Aoi Ichikawa)
Kiriko Miyasako (voiced by Yume Miyamoto)
Shota Tsurumaki (voiced by Kento Itou)
Sasara Amiki (voiced by Sumire Morohoshi)
Kobato Kazamatsuri (voiced by Yuuto Uemura)
Niko Komamura (voiced by Hiyori Kono)
Ryuto Tsukishima (voiced by Kouki Uchiyama)
Marie Amabuki (voiced by Mai Fuchigami)
■ Obbligato Musicians
The Obbligato Musicians are the guardians of the “Redo,” a world where regret does not exist.
By offering music to Regret, they try charm the people of “Redo,” build faith in Regret, and make this world stronger. You may even catch a glimpse of reality in the songs they create. Because they are humans who sought salvation from “Redo.”
Machina (voiced by Shun’ichi Toki)
Pandora (voiced by Tomoyo Kurosawa)
MU-kun (voiced by Taku Yashiro)
#QP (voiced by Inori Minase)
Doctor (voiced by Kazuki Kato)
Kudan (voiced by Mariya Ise)
Kranke (voiced by Yuuki Takada)
Bluffman (voiced by Takehito Koyasu)
An exhilarating new battle system in which you predict the future and chain combos.
When you select an action, you can check to confirm a future in which that action is successful. By using this system skillfully, you can cooperate with party members and turn the tides on bad situations. Even beginners can easily enjoy these exhilarating battles.
- Producer / Planning / Scenario: Takuya Yamanaka
- Character Design: Oguchi
- Character Composers:
- Sound: Tsukasa Masuko
- World Cooperation: Tadashi Satomi
- Development: Historia
Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first images at the gallery.