Summer Time Rendering: Another Horizon hits Switch January 26th, 2023 in Japan
Nothing like a Summer game in Winter
Yet another visual novel is going to vie for your attention on Switch, as MAGES. has announced that their “timeslip visual novel” Summer Time Rendering: Another Horizon is heading to Switch. Summer Time Rendering: Another Horizon based on the manga and anime series Summer Time Rendering. As of today, the title has been given a Jan. 26th, 2023 release for Japan. There’s no word on a localization at this time.
Shinpei Ajiro returns to his hometown of Hitogashima after two years to attend the funeral of his childhood friend Ushio Kofune. While reuniting with Ushio’s younger sister Mio and best friend Sou, he learns about Ushio’s mysterious cause of death and the legend of the “shadow disease” passed down through the ages. The legend of the shadows—it is said that anyone who sees a shadow with their appearance will die. Ushio was said to have seen that shadow.
The shadows of death haunt Shinpei and his friends. Eventually, the day of despair visits Hitogashima. Shinpei is forced to constantly think and make decisions in order to avoid despair, but every choice may only open a new door to despair. But he cannot afford to stop thinking and making decisions. To overcome the three days of despair.
There will be a standard physical release in Japan for 8,580 yen, along with a 7,700 yen eShop version. Finally, a limited edition will also be available for 11,880 yen, which includes a special box, “Secret Book” official guidebook, and the game-original soundtrack CD.