Launched today, this new series based on the Quantic Dream video game looks very promising.
The adventures of Kara, Connor and Markus are not going away. This week, the Japanese magazine Famitsu relayed the release of the spin-off Detroit: Become Human Tokyo Stories. An official sequel to the successful video game released in 2018, which this time offers a paper adaptation.
A high-flying birthday
This year, Quantic Dream celebrated its 25th anniversary. To celebrate its quarter century, the French studio published a long blog post. The opportunity to look back on its video game journey since its creation in 1997, but also to announce some new features. After passing the milestone of 7 million copies sold, the license Detroit Become Human is preparing to be exported in manga format. A project made possible by the various commercial successes of the studio, which can now establish itself as a “independent publisher who finances and markets its productions“.
Like the next star wars eclipseanother highly anticipated project from Quantic Dream, the French video game publisher is preparing to revive the world of Detroit Become Human. As a reminder, the video game retraced the adventures of several android protagonists, in the near future where humans have managed to create intelligent robots and in their image. This time, no DLC or sequel, but a spin-off, written by Saruwatari Kazami and drawn by Moto Sumida. In a tweet published this week, the latter explains “Detroit: Become Human is one of my favorite games. I am happy to be involved in this project. This comic would be a story about how androids live in Japan.”
Tokyo Become Human
This time, the story will not take place in the United States, but in Tokyo. The series should focus on the new character of Reina, an android idol particularly popular with the general public. The plot should however follow the same path as the original video game, questioning the human / robot relationship, while the threat of a rebellious android initiates the beginning of a revolution in the country.
Released today in Japan, the manga Detroit: Become Human Tokyo Stories will be accessible from the Comics Bridge web platform. The rest of the world should quickly have access to it, but the choice of the Japanese archipelago is no coincidence. The title of Quantic Dream has been a real phenomenon in the country, to the point of overtaking The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Where super mario odyssey.