SpicyTails, the studio behind the popular VR visual novel experience Project LUX (2018), announced that a new experience, dubbed Spice & Wolf VR, is preparing for its 2019 launch by heading to Kickstarter and Japanese crowdfunding platform Campfire next month.

Update (November 5th, 2018): SpicyTails recently announced via Twitter that Spice & Wolf VR is heading to Kickstarter and Japanese crowdfunding platform Campfire in effort to fund the PC, Rift, and Vive-compatible experience. The crowdfunding campaign is due to launch November 25th. The original article announcing the project follows below.

Original Article (July 16th, 2018): As first reported by Japanese VR publication MoguraVRthe project is based on the manga and anime series Spice and Wolf.

SpicyTails, an indie studio which involves original series author Isuna Hasekura, says their newest VR project will also include the anime’s original Japanese voice actors. The production staff includes original author Tsukasa Okura, character design by Ju Ayakura, 3D modeling and motion by Keisuke Sakakibara, and voice actors Ami Koshimizu (Holo) and Jun Fukuyama (Kraft).

SpicyTails say the VR experience will support Vive, Rift, and “others”, and launch sometime in 2019.

While not much else is known about the project so far, the creators say it will be like Project LUX, which could mean it follows the latter’s multi-ending style.

Project LUX, which is available for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows VR, boasts 65 minutes of total story, and includes localization for Japanese, English, and Chinese. Project LUX currently sits at a healthy 89% positive rating on Steam and a near [4.6/5] stars on the Oculus Store.

Take a look at the teaser below to get an idea of what SpicyTails could have planned for their upcoming Spice & Wolf VR visual novel.



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