5pb Founder Working On Light Novel Occultic;Nine

By Ishaan . December 29, 2012 . 12:30pm


5pb/Mages head, Chiyomaru Shikura, recognized as the creator of visual novels such as Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes, is working on a light novel, which he intends to officially announce at the Comic Market 83 event this weekend, according to a Mantan Web report (via: ANN).


Titled Occultic;Nine—yes, it follows the same naming convention as 5pb’s visual novels—the book will tell the story of nine characters, including a doujin manga creator and a black magic medium, and the events surrounding them.


You can watch a trailer—yes, a trailer for a light novel—for Occultic;Nine above. Judging by past 5pb habits, one wonders if there are already plans to have the light novel converted into an animated series a few months down the road…

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