Getting a read on things
Idea Factory has announced that the otome visual novel 9 R.I.P. will launch for Switch in Japan on June 29th, 2023. The title will be priced at 7,480 yen and there’s no word on a localization at this time. Those in Japan can snag a limited edition for 9,680 yen, which includes a drama CD and special booklet.
You can find the story synopsis for 9 R.I.P. below, as translated by Gematsu.
“This city has long been a land of many being spirited away, and those who are mentally ill or heavily distressed are more likely to be taken. Are you alright?”
Protagonist Misa Isshiki is a second-year high school student. It was around the beginning of fall when her best friend said this to her, which gave her a shock.
“I don’t believe in being spirited away, so I’m alright.”
That’s right, she doesn’t believe in it. She just… feels lost because of a major distress—her career path.
She hears a creepy voice whisper in her ears.
“Let us find your path. I am the one who will tempt you into the darkness.”
From that point on, strange things begin to occur around her…