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May 2, 2019 9:08 PM CDT

Rolling Hills Estates, California - May 2, 2019 - Arc System Works America, Inc. is thrilled to announce that TOYBOX's mystery adventure visual novel, World End Syndrome, is now available on both PlayStationÃÆ'Æ',ÃÆ',Ã,Ã,®4 and Nintendo Switch. Both are available digital-only via the PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop.

Solve the mystery of the Yomibito before it's too late |

World End Syndrome is a collaboration between premiere fighting-game developer Arc System Works and TOYBOX, the development studio behind Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters. The visual novel features scenario designs by Deadly Premonition producer Tomio Kanazawa, and character designs by BLAZBLUE artist and designer Yuki Kato.


  • Title: World End Syndrome
  • Release: May 2, 2019
  • Developer: TOYBOX
  • Publisher: Arc System Works
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4 (Digital Release), Nintendo Switch (Digital Release)
  • Players: 1
  • Genre: Mystery/Adventure Visual Novel
  • Price: $39.99 USD
  • Regions: US (North America), Canada, Mexico
  • Voice Language: Japanese
  • Text Language: English


World End Syndrome follows the story of a 17-year-old high school junior trying to escape his troubled past. After causing an accident resulting in his older sister's death, he receives an invitation to transfer to Mihate High School. He takes it gratefully, hoping to start a new life and forget his past.

But Mihate Town is not the coastal paradise it appears to be. It is home to the legend of the Yomibito, where the dead come back to life every 100 years. Once resurrected, the Yomibito attack the living to regain their sanity, but the dead's thirst is never quenched. This year happens to be 100 years since the last known incident...

As the protagonist navigates his new life with a colorful cast of new friends, a student at Mihate High suddenly dies. The murder sends shockwaves through the idyllic town as he finds himself caught in a string of strange incidents, romance, and unforgettable summer experiences...

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 12:12 pm CDT

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