New Witch on the Holy Night Trailer Previews Supercell Ending Song and More Voices


TYPE-MOON has released a second trailer for the upcoming Nintendo Switch and PS4 version of Witch on the Holy Night. The new promotional video features the ending song “Hoshi ga Matataku Konna Yoru ni” by supercell

Additional cast details for the visual novel were released as well. The newly announced cast, who are previewed in the trailer, include Ruriko Aoki as Toko Aozaki, Atsumi Tanezaki as Lugh Beowulf, Akiha Matsui as Yuika Suse, Shizuka Itou as Ritsuka Suse, and Hiromichi Tezuka as Eiri Fumizuka.

Witch on the Holy Night, or Mahoutsukai no Yoru, will be released on December 8 with Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese language options. The previously announced cast includes Haruka Tomatsu as Aoko Aozaki, Yuusuke Kobayashi as Sojuro Shizuki, Kana Hanazawa as Alice Kuonji, Chika Anzai as Kojika Kumari, Shohei Kajikawa as Hosuke Kinomi, and Toshinari Fukamachi as Tobimaru Tsukiji.

The visual novel was originally released for PC in 2012, with the upcoming console release being described as a fully voiced and full HD port of the original. An anime movie adaptation produced by Ufotable will premiere in 2023. 

Tech Gian Magazine (as translated by Akihabara Channel, via VNDB) describes the story as:

“Near the end of the Showa Era. (Late 1980s)

In the old mansion rumored that a witch lives, Aoko Aozaki who just started learning sorcery and her teacher, a young mage Alice Kuonji, lived together.

But as if he was guided by an invisible string of fate, a young boy called Soujuurou Shizuki joins them and a strange communal life begins…”

“Late 1980s. The golden age full of brightness and spirits. The boy who came to the urban city passes by the two witches who live in the present”

“The boy lived a really normal life

She lived with pride and confidence

The girl lived hidden as if she’s asleep”

Kinoko Nasu is the director and scenario writer of the visual novel, while Hirokazu Koyama is its character designer, key frame artist, and chief graphics director. Hideyuki FukasawaKeita HagaJames Harris, and hil are the soundtrack composers, while Tsukurimonoji is credited with the script and arrangement.

Aoko first appeared in the 2000 visual novel Tsukihime, which takes place after Witch on the Holy Night. A remake of two of Tsukihime‘s routes, titled Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon-, was released in Japan on August 26, 2021 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

Source: @mahoyo_game

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