Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Gust have released new information and screenshots for Blue Reflection: Second Light, introducing new characters Uta Komagawa and Kirara Kuno, further insight on previously revealed characters, and more.
Get the details below.
■ New Characters
Uta Komagawa (voiced by Rui Tanabe)
“Who might you be? And where are we?”
She joins Ao and her friends after a certain event. She is quiet and straightforward, but she is also not very good at sensing people’s feelings.
She has lost her memories like everyone else, but some of the other students are wary of her for some reason.
Uta Komagawa also appears in the anime Blue Reflection: Ray, and is one of the key characters that tie together the stories of Blue Reflection: Ray and Blue Reflection: Second Light.
—Having lost her memory, Uta suffers from the anxiety that her current self is not who she really is.
—Hiori and Mio, who know Uta, seem puzzled by her quietness.
Kirara Kuno (voiced by Yuko Ono)
“I feel like there’s some kind of important task I must complete here.”
A girl who appeared in front of Ao and her friends after a certain event.
She has a mysterious atmosphere, occasionally uttering prophetic words.
Kirara also lost her memories, and was found unconscious.
Kirara Kuno also appears in the anime Blue Reflection: Ray, and is one of the key characters that tie together the stories of Blue Reflection: Ray and Blue Reflection: Second Light.
—Kirara says and does many things that are somewhat otherworldly, which tends to surprise Ao and the others.
—According to Shiho, Kirara has the ability to do something along the lines of “predicting the future.”
■ More on Previously Announced Characters
She worries about how ordinary she is, and longs to become someone special. Even in another world, she shows her natural cheerfulness and gradually becomes leader as she interacts with everyone. In battle, she uses a scythe.
—Ao says something outlandish with a smile on her face. Her cheerfulness is one of her greatest charms.
—With her ability to attract others, Ao naturally becomes the center of the group as they live together in a different world.
—Everyone votes for Ao to become leader. Feeling as there is something she can do, Ao is motivated.
—Ao in battle.
A girl with a quiet, gentle, and calm personality. She has a strong determination and the strength to follow through on what she believes in. Influenced by her father who uses a hunting gun, she also uses a gun-like weapon.
—Kokoro says a few words to Ao from the bottom of her heart to calm her insecurity. Her smile is a naturally reassuring one.
—Kokoro shares her feelings with determination. She has the strength to follow through on her decisions.
—A date scene with Kokoro. After frolicking with Ao, she gets comfortable and shuts her eyes.
—Kokoro in battle.
A girl with a stubborn and composed personality, who tends to look at the bigger picture. She is kind and considerate of those around her, and sometimes gets nervous, as someone her age would. She has experience in rhythmic gymnastics and uses a hoop-like weapon in battle.
—Rena briskly confirms each girl’s role. She is a serious type who pays close attention to her surroundings.
—Rena goes out with Ao, who is not the most studious. When all is said and done, Rena takes good care of her.
—A date scene with Rena. It seems that even the imaginative Rena could not put up with this situation.
—Rena in battle.
A girl who is always energetic and straightforward. She has strong self-determination and does not hesitate. She is also pure in that she constantly falls for jokes. In battle, she uses swords.
—Hinako has strong words for Uta, who is envious after hearing the sisters talk. She is positive and has the charm to lead others.
—Hinako takes the initiative and cleans up all around the school. She always puts in 100 percent to do what she thinks is best.
—A date scene wit Hinako. Her straightforwardness is also apparent when sharing her feelings.
Rena, Shiho, and Hinako—three serious students—were talking in the classroom when the subject of organizing came up. It seems that each girl has their own idea about how to organize the bookshelves in the library.
Coolest Skill Name Championship
While cleaning the pool, Yuki suddenly kicks off the “Coolest Skill Name Championship.” Hiori, Kokoro, and Kirara shout out the names of their moves in front of Ao and the others. Who will be the winner?
—An eerie space lined with torii gates and Jizo statues, and a place with a dazzling blue sky and blooming sunflowers. Fragments of the girls’ lost memories are scattered throughout the Heartscape.
Deepen Your Bonds and Uncover the Mysteries of the World
As you live with the girls and discover clues to your memories, your bonds will deepen and you will get closer to uncovering the mysteries of the world.
Make tools for building up the academy, or food you can use in battle.
Go on a date with one of the girls and get a glimpse of their true feelings.
The installations you set up will also have an effect in battle.
Explore to discover clues to your memories and ingredients for crafting. You may even fill out gaps in your memory while exploring…
Confront monsters using the power of your rings.
■ Other Activities
Take a photo using your favorite filter, frame, time of day, and more. Other than characters, you can also place school installations and other knick-knacks.
Blue Reflection: Second Light is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on October 21 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam on November 9 in North America and Europe. Read more about the game here, here, here, and here.