Gruesome Death Awaits In Vita Visual Novel Getsuei Academy Kou

By Eugene . December 12, 2013 . 4:03pm


Well, maybe they do, and maybe they don’t. But the latest promotional trailer for Arc System Works’ Getsuei Academy Kou for Sony’s PlayStation Vita sure seems to suggest it. It’s the video game adaptation of a light novel by Tomokazu Sugita, known for voice acting BlazBlue’s Ragna the Bloodedge, and Sakata Gintoki in the anime, Gintama.


If you’ve forgotten all about it, don’t worry. Another no-luck kid called Hiroshi Toyama has been re-living his life while waiting for you. He just transferred back to Getsuei Academy to protect his grandparents from his own parents, and on the first day of school was warned that there are “ghosts” that will eat men after class. He shrugs it off, only to truly encounter the “Hazard” – monstrous beings, all claws and sharp teeth and no eyes. Like the Rabbit of Caerbannog.


Fellow student Eri Mitsuki appears to save him… or so he thinks. Instead, he was immediately killed by her, with his last vision one of her as he collapses to the ground. He’s then forced to re-live the day over and over again till he can figure out how to advance past this deadly threat.


The members of the student council are clearly in on what’s going on, with powers and skills to help fend off the Hazard… Or are some of them secretly aligned with the fiends?!?! Eri herself looks like she lives a dual life – one her normal body, and another entirely different personality which pops up when her powers manifest in a gauntleted red fist. Death awaits though in this psychological horror adventure game, as can be seen by the shots of dead, dying and overwhelmed students.


If you’re interested, Getsuei Academy Kou is out now.

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  • Detrimont

    sounds like there’ll be a lot of different split path BAD ENDs

  • SprintsMcGee

    I wants this

    • Daru Titor

      This sounds like fun…..
      Hopefully it’ll get localized(by XSEED or Aksys I guess)

    • Ric Vazquez

      Me too…

    • artemisthemp

      Then we just have to hope that, it gonna get localized

  • I still think that fringe is fabulous. :p

  • Randgriz

    Can we have some of these vita visual novels please? Anyone?

  • Notquitesure?

    This makes me really excited, beacuse of its similarities to 999 and VLR and make me excited for last zero escape. Really hope this does well, so we can get it.

  • fairysun

    This is one of the game that can be Vita system seller …. if it is released outside Japan.

  • Aristides

    “If you’re interested, Getsuei Academy Kou is out now.”
    I’ll be VERY interested whenever it’s out in the west lol

  • RagingTiger44

    Reminds of Kagetsu Tohya.

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