This year's November issue of manga magazine Good! Afternoon, out in Japan October 7th, is launching the manga adaptation of Chiyomaru Shikura's "paranormal science" novel Occultic;Nine. Though not the proper fourth "science adventure," following Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes, the story was designated the fourth in the Shikura line of works. More after the jump.
Ganjii (Code Geass: Tales of an Alternate Shogunate, Soukou Akki Muramasa: Makai-hen) illustrates the adaptations. Pako (Un-Go, Rental Magica) illustrated the book from Overlap and 5pband is credited with original character designs.
A March MAGES/Chiyomaru Shikura event revealed plans for a game adaptation of the novel featuring:
Yuuta Gamon (CV: Yuuki Kaji) - unkempt 17-year-old self-proclaimed NEET God and paranormal science blogger.
Sarai Hashioue (CV: Kaito Ishikawa), a 19-year-old university freshman, living in Kichijouji. Insists on a direct approach to things and hates fantasy. Goes online under the handle SARAI.
Ryouka Narusawa (CV: Ayane Sakura), a naive sixteen-year-old highschool freshman who dreams of being a singer. Goes online under the handle Ryoutasu.
Miyu Aikawa (CV: Hitomi Yoshida) , sixteen-year-old moe star of NicoNico fortune telling videos. Goes online under the handle Myu.
Toko Sumikaze - Shizuka Itou
Aria Kurenaino - Miyuki Sawashiro
Kiryu Kusakabe - Kisho Taniyama
Ririka Nishizono - Mamiko Noto
Shun Moritsuka - Tetsuya Kakihara