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Scientists, Masked Women and More Make Up the New Characters in AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative

Mizuki holds a pipe menacingly against a red background.

The first entry in this adventure mystery series, AI: The Somnium Files, had its fair share of eccentric characters, and the sequel looks no different! Spike Chunsoft revealed another set of characters for AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative ahead of its release.

Read about the new characters below.

VA: Laura Post
Japanese VA: Yoko Soumi

President of Naixatloz Japan Branch
The president of Naix Japan. A believer in Simulation Theory, she sincerely believes that the world she lives in is fake and was created by someone.

According to her, the purpose of Naix is to find a “seam” that should exist somewhere in this world, to bring down the false world, and to lead people to liberation.

VA: Frank Todaro
Japanese VA: Mitsuru Ogata

Director of Horadori Institute of Genetics
A brilliant scientist who established the Horadori Institute of Genetics at a young age. The institute mainly researches DNA treatment and gene therapy.

As the investigation of the Half Body serial killings progresses, the Institute’s involvement with the mysterious “Bats490” video, suspected to be related to the case, emerges. As the director of the institute Horadori also becomes a target of ABIS’s investigation.

VA: Y. Chang
Japanese VA: Hidenori Takahashi

A young man who frequents Matsushita Diner, Lien was there when Ryuki went to the diner as part of his investigation.

He had recently lost his job, and was alone at the diner, mourning his loss, but found love at first sight with Kizuna and proposed to her on the spot.

Masked Woman
A mysterious person. Appears to be female based on body shape.

AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative launches for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam on June 24th in North America and July 8th in Europe and Oceania. Stay tuned to RPGFan as we get closer and closer to Mizuki and Aiba’s new case!

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Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper is a news writer for RPGFan. He has an unhealthy obsession with the Xeno franchise, especially Xenosaga. He runs a podcast about the series in his free time and sometimes works on fan projects. Tyler would die happy if Xenosaga Episode IV was announced. Besides Xeno, Tyler enjoys watching anime, his favorite being Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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