Mecha Strategy JRPG Relayer for PS5 & PS4 Introduces Oji Hoshino & His Voice Actor Jun Ooosuka

Kadokawa Games has released another clip, an image, and new details about its upcoming strategy simulation JRPG Relayer.

We learn more about another character who will star in the game, Oji Hoshino, and we get an introduction with his voice actor, Jun Oosuka.

Oji Hoshino is a sergeant of the United Earth Government forces who used to be stationed at a base on the Moon. After surviving an attack by the Relayer, he’s appointed as the commander of a newly established unit and throws himself in the battle.

Speaking of Oosuka-san, he played Misuto Kiriya in Corpse Party: Blood Drive and Keaton in Fire Emblem Fates.

You can check the new assets out below.

大須賀 純さん演じる『星野皇司』は、地球連合政府軍の曹長として登場します💫
リレイヤーの襲撃から生き残ったことで新設部隊の隊長に任命され、戦闘に身を投じていくことになります。星野のドラマについては、ぜひゲームにてご堪能ください…!!!🌟#Relayer #リレイヤー pic.twitter.com/0x7iCwPbsa

— Relayer(リレイヤー)【公式】 (@Relayer_SRPG) July 15, 2021

Relayer(リレイヤー)ご出演声優さんの生の声をお届けするメッセージ動画第17弾は、地球連合政府軍 月面基地所属の責任感が強い曹長、星野皇司を演じる『大須賀 純』さんです…!!!✨✨#Relayer #リレイヤー pic.twitter.com/Z2oANeoQ8s

— Relayer(リレイヤー)【公式】 (@Relayer_SRPG) July 14, 2021

Relayer will be released simultaneously worldwide for PS4 and PS5 in 2021. A few weeks ago, we published an extensive interview with producer and director Yoshimi Yasuda.

If you’d like to learn more, you can check out the original reveal, additional details, the first trailer, another promotional video, the first reveal of the rich cast of characters that will populate the game, and the second.

If you’re unfamiliar with the game, here’s an official description.

Story

Humanity is not alone in the universe.

In the year 2049, mankind finally meets intelligent life: the Relayers. Around the same time, the discovery of an ancient alien civilization sets the wheels of fate in motion for the Starchildren, humans bestowed with unique powers.

Then, in the year 2051, our story begins one fateful day when two young women cross paths in Artemis, a colony located on the surface of the Moon. Get ready for an intergalactic adventure where humans and ancient aliens meet, and our stellar neighbors come to life!

Setting

Relayer takes place in the Milky Way galaxy, within our solar system. In the not-too-distant future, humanity has extended its sphere of influence to Jupiter, with the moon and Mars already established as colonies. Humanity’s very existence is threatened by mysterious extraterrestrials known as the Relayers, who plan to annihilate the universe. As if in response to the Relayers’ invasion, the Starchildren, human successors to the wills of the stars, awaken.

A simulation RPG where you lead your troops to victory using strategy & 4 different types of spacecraft!

In Relayer, players participate in turn-based battles, where each different unit plays its own specific role in combat. There are four different types of Stellar Gear, or spacecraft controlled by a Starchild: Assault, Sniper, Tank, and Scout. Each type’s attack range and weaponry vary, so players will be required to position themselves according to the unique battle situation.

Players can also employ various combat strategies, such as using “hate” to draw the enemy’s attention, allowing certain allies to act as decoys, and calling upon allies to push the enemy back.

This is the first new simulation RPG for PS5 from the highly acclaimed GOD WARS development team!

Overcome challenges by customizing your character’s occupation!

In Relayer, each character can be assigned to one of the 20 unique job types and 20+ general-purpose jobs in-game. Jobs distinguish your character as an individual, and it can even give you an advantage in battle! There are over 80 jobs to choose from, and each one is unique.

An interstellar adventure with more than 80 stages!

In addition to the main scenario, Relayer contains 80+ stages, including the side story The Asterism’s Voyage, which is unlocked as the story progresses. Enjoy the episodes that delve into the characters’ backgrounds, solve the mystery of the birth of the Moon—a science fiction fan-favorite—and experience the world of Relayer to the fullest!

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