Harmonia visual novel releases new trailer

There has been a new trailer today released by Visual Art’s/Key for their upcoming Harmonia visual novel unveiling its English release, the trailer was released in English subtitles. The visual novel will first release on the PC via Steam on September 23rd in English followed by its Japanese release at a later date. Originally the game was set for release English before the end of 2015 but was later delayed until this Spring. The company is aiming for a 2016 release but thats not official. The game will be a kinetic visual novel which means one with no choices or different routes and is being planned by Kai who worked on Clannad, the music is being scored by Shinji Orito who worked on Air, Clannad and Little Busters and Itaru Hinoue who has previously worked on Air, Clannad and Little Busters will be drawing the original art. Harmonia’s opening theme song titled Todoketai Melody will be sung by Ayaka Kitazawa, the ending theme on the other hand titled Towa no Hoshi e will be sung by Haruka Shimotsuki.

Below is plot summary of the visual novel provided by Visual Arts/Key and quoted from ANN:

This is a story from a very, very distant era. The world has suffered from a great war. The contaminated atmosphere is turning ash gray, life on earth almost came to a stop and water started vanishing. The world population has declined remarkably compared to the Golden age. The people joined together to live in this world. It was in these times, that a “Phiroid”, a robot that can feel, woke up in a decayed facility. The fruit of science before the war, a humanoid, feeling robot. They were promised a new partner, one that could make their life easier But the awakened Phiroid finds out very quickly that he is emotionless.
Perhaps he was not finished during the manufacturing process, since his right hand is not covered with artificial skin, his mechanical parts visible. The Phiroid boy wanted to get closer to humans. And continued to wander through this devastated world, looking for the emotions he was missing. One day, he was taken in by a girl. She thinks of him as a human, and is kindly looking after him. A little but warm town. The Phiroid boy began learning what feelings are in living together with the girl.

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