Tokyo Dark: A New Horror Game for Anime Fans - 5 Interesting Things You Should Know

Tokyo Dark
I’ve seen the light…and it’s dark.

Sanity is just a state of mind.

Things are not what they always seem.

Ever had the feeling of shadows following your every step? Have you ever doubted your own judgment? If you told them what you see, would they believe you?

Tokyo Dark, a new anime-style adventure horror game, will haunt your PCs – and it might just bring you to your wit’s end.

"Just...where the hell are you, Tanaka..?" - Detective Itō

Join Detective Ayami Itō in her quest to find her missing partner, Kazuki Tanaka, scouring every inch of Tokyo’s glamor and filth just to find scraps of info that could be a lead in her investigation. However, an urban myth lingers in the air; does it have anything to do with the case?

With a series of paranormal events eventually seeping into a relatively straightforward case, will she be able to solve it with her mental state intact?

This Cherrymochi Game Studio creation, bearing its Square Enix Collective’s seal of approval, promises to bring in the fright and put your morals into question. Here are 5 interesting things that you should know about the upcoming game:

East meets West (and vice-versa)

Embrace the light, or bask in the dark.

If you’re familiar with the western point-and-click games where you try to figure out something (hello there Mystery Case Files), or Japanese visual novels where you read blocks of text and make route-changing choices (like the horror game series Higurashi and Umineko), then you’re in for a ride.

It’s a mixture of running across the city, engaging in conversations, and checking out every single thing to reach the end of your investigation – for a price. This is a clever set-up where you can enjoy the intricate visual setting and the story dialogue at the same time.

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