(Update) What is this strange Nippon Ichi Software site teasing?


One extra trip on the merry-go-round

[Update: NIS has added a second, equally bizarre video featuring a pair of plush-headed weirdos and what appears to be a stack of dead bodies. Business as usual for NIS and its catalogue of dark Japanese releases. The plot thickens…]

Always followers of thriller, the scamps at Nippon Ichi Software (NIS) are at it once more, with the looks of a strange and creepy new website that is teasing a brand new title.

The site itself options a number of purple fingers clawing towards its central video embed. Playing the video leads to some old-school fairground-style music, together with a stuttering picture with what seems to be transient glimpses of a hall of kinds. A warning about flashing pictures is accompanied by a button-eyed bear, who is not speculated to be possessed at this hour. An identical Twitter account titled “Bokumetsu” was additionally launched, that includes silhouettes of a big solid of characters. Curious.

Given that NIS are key publishers of some Japan’s most eldritch and eccentric titles, the video could possibly be teasing an anime franchise sequel, a visible novel spin-off, or a completely new IP. Either approach, we’ll be sure you let you already know when NIS lastly reveals its hand.

Probably one thing to do with faculty youngsters and alternate dimensions and demise, proper?



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