Earlier in the year, Chiyomaru Shikura clarified that his debut "paranormal science" novel Occultic;Nine was not the proper fourth "science adventure" following Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes, but could be thought of as the fourth in the Shikura body of work.
Pako (Un-Go, Rental Magica) will be illustrating the book from Overlap and 5pb.
Now, with the book set to be released August 25th, meet the first selection of its nine-member cast:
Yuuta Gamon - unkempt 17-year-old self-proclaimed NEET God and paranormal science blogger.
Sarai Hashioue, 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, a naive sixteen-year-old highschool freshman who dreams of being a singer. Goes online under the handle Ryoutasu.
Miyu Aikawa, sixteen-year-old moe star of NicoNico fortune telling videos. Goes online under the handle Myu.