Nippon Ichi Software has released the second fairy book-style video for Hotaru no Nikki, introducing the ominous shadow firefly.

In the previous video, we met the heroine, Mion, who wakes up with amnesia and follows a firefly through a dark ruins, seeking the outside world. As before, the narration is done by the poular voice actress Maaya Sakamoto.

December 31, 9999, amidst a hail of debris, in the depths of the depths of a dark ruins, at the base of an iron tower on the brink of collapse.
Mion met a mysterious firefly.

A shadow firefly, swimming gracefully among the shadows. Using a mysterious power, the shadow firefly can move wreckage and create paths so Mion can move forward.

Looking at the faint light floating through the shadows, somehow, I feel nolstagia.

As if that was something irreplaceable to me…

My memory isn’t clear.

The fact that this world is broken…

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I feel that is because of something I did.

The only thing that is clear, is that I want to deliver Mion from here.

It seems that the shadow firefly wants to help Mion.

“Together, Mion…”

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When I thought that, something ached in the depths of the bog of faint memories…

… and immediately faded.

Hotaru no Nikki will be released for the PS Vita on June 19. For now, you can also watch a gameplay video.

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