Idea Factory and Aksys Games’ visual novel series Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi is finally reaching western shores on the PlayStation 3. The English version of the game adds the Stories of the Shinsengumi expansion to the main game, which will add an extra 20 hours of content. Additionally, special bonuses like a series of short stories starring the Hakuoki cast in a modern Japanese high school and media galleries are available.
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi will be available for PlayStation 3 on May 6th, 2014. The release will be followed by DLC that will expand the game further with optional side stories. Pre-orders for both the regular and the Limited Edition are available through Amazon and GameStop. The Limited Edition contains both the game, a love charm, a hair comb, and a hair pin packaged in an Japanese inspired box.