Followed by the release of the PS Vita game based on the anime last week, the sequel of the popular anime adaptation of Fumiaki Maruto‘s Saenai Heroine no Sodate-kata was announced. It was announced by the staff and cast last Sunday at an event for the series that the sequel was green-lit. The announcement was confirmed on the official website. Although it was confirmed, no schedule for the airing date was announced.
The first season was aired last January 2015 on Fuji TV‘s Noitamina programming block. Aniplex of America licensed the series, and streamed it on Aniplex Channel, Crunchyroll, and Hulu as it aired.
The life of Tomoyo Aki, a highschool otaku working part time to support his BD hoarding. With remarkable luck, he bumps head-first into, Megumi Kato, the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. Naturally, the meeting twists his life into a complicated torrent of relationships. Eriri Spencer Sawamura, his half-foreigner childhood friend who’s always valued her relationship with MC. Kasumigaoka Utaha, a cold, composed renowned literary genius who shoves everyone aside from our protagonist. What is this? An eroge introduction?
The tale of a small not quite doujin circle, but not quite indie studio’s journey through the tough territory of comiket and beyond. (MyAnimeList)
The official website of Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend -blessing flowers- released the fifth test scene of the game for PlayStation Vita. The video focuses on a park scene with Megumi Katō (voiced by Kiyono Yasuno).
The game utilizes Live 2D software that moves characters with CGI but retains their two-dimensional look.
Players take on the role of the protagonist Tomoya Aki (Yoshitsugu Matsuoka) to “raise” a heroine of their choosing for a doujin game. At certain points in the game, the heroines will clash over issues and the player will have to decide which opinion to support. The heroines include:
Here are the other test scenes for the other heroines as well.
Utaha Kasumigaoka (Ai Kayano)
Michiru Hyōdō (Sayuri Yahagi)
Eriri Spencer Sawamura (Saori Ōnishi)
The game shipped in Japan on April 30. A limited edition with an original soundtrack CD and a B2-size cloth poster retails for 8,800 yen (about US$74), a regular edition for 6,800 yen (US$57), and a download edition for 6,000 yen (US$51). The first copies of all editions include a download code for an original custom PS Vita theme.