Kodoani.com – Spike Chunsoft posted an announcement video on Monday for Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness (Made in Abyss: Yami o Mezashita Rensei), is the new 3D action RPG for the Made in Abyss franchise. The game will launch for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in the fall of 2022.
The game will feature an original story overseen by Akihito Tsukushi and will be available in both English and Japanese (with fully voiced event scenes). Numskull Games is releasing a disc version in Europe.
Spike Chunsoft describes the story:
The story begins with Riko and Reg’s meeting in the first episode of season one. This marks the beginning of their great adventure, and together they go to Seeker Camp on the second floor of the Abyss. Experience the amazing power of the Curse of the Abyss, as well as the incredible legendary entities known as primeval beings. Prepare to glimpse the world of Riko and her friends.
The game will also feature a “story mode” following the plot of the anime adaptation of Akihito Tsukushi’s manga. A disc version of the game will also be available in the Collector’s Edition.
Akihito Tsukushi launched the manga on Takeshobo’s Gamma Web Comic website in 2012. Takeshobo published the tenth compiled book volume in July 2021. Seven Seas published the ninth volume in English in March 2020, and will publish the 10th volume on May 3.
The second season of the television anime will premiere in July.
The first 13-episode television anime series based on the manga premiered in Japan in July 2017. The English subtitled version of the show streamed in the United States on Amazon’s Anime Strike service and HIDIVE streams the series outside of the US.
The first anime compilation film, Made in Abyss: Journey’s Dawn (Made in Abyss: Tabidachi no Yoake), opened in Japan in January 2019, followed by a second film, Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight. (Made in Abyss: Hōrō Suru Tasogare), two weeks later. Sentai Filmworks premiered the film in Los Angeles in March 2019, before hitting theaters later that month.
Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul, the anime sequel to the first season, opens in Japan in January 2020.
Sony’s Columbia Pictures has ordered the manga’s feature film script from writer-director Kevin McMullin. Roy Lee and Masi Oka are producing the project, after collaborating previously on the 2017 film Death Note (as well as a planned sequel) and the live-action Promised Neverland in development at Amazon.