Jiro Sato will portray the a popular news anchor named Kenichi Mino in Death Come True, publisher Izanagi Games announced.
Here is an overview of the character, via Izanagi Games:
A popular news anchor who is the host of a daily evening news program. His good character and carefree way of talking captivates the audience watching from home, but… it seems he has a reason to be visiting this hotel.
In a press release, Sato said, “It is really a new endeavor to combine a movie and a game as this project has done this time. However, with regards to the “acting” part of this project, I performed with the same feelings as I would when shooting a normal movie or drama. The finished product will be exciting. I hope that everyone will enjoy it on a variety of platforms.”
Here is an overview of the game’s story:
The story takes place in a hotel. The main character, Makoto Karaki (Kanata Hongo) is a wanted serial killer. However, he has lost all of his memories. Under such circumstances, when he dies, he has a mysterious ability to “time leap” and return to the past. As he’s being chased as a criminal, who can he trust? Who should he be wary of? What is his true identity? The man searches to find the truth as he repeats decisions and death.
Previously introduced characters include protagonist Makoto Karaki, police investigators Akane Sachimura and Nozomu Kuji, the hotel concierge, and murder enthusiast Nene Kurushima.
Death Come True is a full motion video game directed and written by Danganronpa creator Kazutaka Kodaka. It is due out for PlayStation 4, Switch, PC, iOS, and Android in 2020 in multiple languages.