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Blue Reflection: Second Light Out October 21st in Japan

Key Art From Blue Reflection Second Light

Koei Tecmo and developer Gust have announced that Blue Reflection: Second Light, the sequel to their 2017 title Blue Reflection, will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on October 21st in Japan. The PC version will follow at a later date.

You can watch the latest trailer, as well as read a synopsis for the game, down below.

The piercing blue sky, the beautiful, clear water around them, and the sun slowly scorching their skin… In this summer setting, one girl wandered into this world as if completely abandoned.

That girl’s name is Ao Hoshizaki. In an isolated school, there lived three girls who lost their memories. The only thing they knew about each other was their names. Although perplexed, Ao lives a strange life in cohabitation these girls to find clues that can lead her back home to her world.

Then one day, a path leading to a new landscape suddenly appears in a world previously made up of nothing but a school and the water around it. Ao and the girls decide to follow it.

At the end of the path was a strange place where familiar-looking things existed in irregularity. Although confused, they walked forward in search of answers…

It was then that they encountered a monster for the first time. Caught in a pinch, the girls came into possession of a mysterious power.

A world trapped in summer, and girls who have lost their memories. What will they gain for solving this mystery?

Screenshot From Blue Reflection Second Light Featuring Two Characters Holding Hands

In Blue Reflection: Second Light, your characters will be able to strengthen their bonds. As their connections develop, they will obtain new powers that can be used in battle, sort of like the social links in Persona. Players can also utilize the game’s crafting system to obtain new items, the quality of which will be determined by which companion you perform the crafting with. You’ll also be able to build and visit new facilities.

Blue Reflection: Second Light‘s characters are once again designed by Mel Kishida. Read on for more details on each of them.

Ao Hoshikazi:

Artwork Of Ao From Blue Reflection Second Light
Artwork Of Ao From Blue Reflection Second Light

A girl who lives an extremely normal life. After failing her final exams, she attends summer school for supplementary classes, but ends up lost in an unknown world. There she meets Kokoro, Yuki, and Renya, and works with them to find a way to return home to her world.

Kokoro Utsubo:

Artwork Of Kokoro From Blue Reflection Second Light
Artwork Of Kokoro From Blue Reflection Second Light

A girl Ao meets for the first time in another world. She does things at her own pace and is always somewhat absent-minded. She has a gentle heart and treats Ao with kindness after her sudden arrival. She lost her memories, and it is unknown whether she is originally an inhabitant of this world, or if she wandered into this world like Ao.

Yuki Kinjou:

Artwork Of Yuki From Blue Reflection Second Light

A girl living at the school with Kokoro and Renya. A cheerful and active girl who is always full of spirit. The mood maker of the gruop, she lives each day looking for enjoyment in the midst of a crazy situation.

She also lost her memories.

Renya Miyauchi:

Artwork Of Renya From Blue Reflection
Artwork of Renya From Blue Reflection

A girl living at the school with Kokoro and Yuki. She tends to have a negative outlook on things and often speaks harshly, but is kind at heart. She always takes a step back to look at the situation as a whole, and is the one who intervenes when the other members behave recklessly.

She also lost her memories.

Hinako Shirai:

Artwork Of Hinako From Blue Reflection
Artwork Of Hinako From Blue Reflection

A girl who appeared in front of Ao and friends after a certain event. Once a ballet dancer with a promising future ahead of her, she injured her leg and now no longer dances ballet.

She also lost her memories.

Blue Reflection Second Light Premium Box
Blue Reflection Second Light Collector's Box

Blue Reflection: Second Light will retail for 8,580 yen, but there are a couple of fancy special editions for those who are so inclined. The Premium Box (top picture, 11,395 yen) will come with an Atelier Ryza costume for Ao, a special drama CD, a poster, and a special student handbook-style bromide album. The Special Collection Box (bottom picture, 22,110 yen) comes with all of the above, plus an artbook, a bath towel, a school bag, and two acryllic character charms. There will also be a Digital Deluxe Edition, but we don’t have the details on that just yet.

Purchasing the game by November 3rd will net players the “Midsummer Bikini” costume, pictured below. Any purchase of a physical copy also includes the “Cat Ears Headband” accessory.

Blue Reflection Second Light Midsummer Bikini Screenshot
Cat Ears Headband Screenshot From Blue Reflection Second Light

Finally, here are a bunch of new screenshots from the game! You can find more in our gallery.

For more information, head on over to the game’s official website. Stay tuned to RPGFan for more coverage of Blue Reflection: Second Light!

Source: Gematsu

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