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Zenya Barataki, a legendary paparazzi, is commissioned to investigate dark rumours surrounding a top idol, a job that gets him involved in a huge show business conspiracy that is somehow connected to his memory loss.


Character design is credited to Irumakamiri.

Zenya Barataki


The game's protagonist, and a paparazzi legendary for his ability to take photographs nobody else can. He lives in a multi-tenant building in the lower parts of Tokyo. Six years prior to the game's beginning, he awoke without any memories, holding an supernatural instant camera called Exposure. Exposure has the power to capture the memories of any person or object photographed with it -- an ability Zenya has used to get many a scoop.

Android C

Android C

Known simply as C, she is the latest maid-model android. Her official name is Model H4667C. Maid-model androids are rare, and cost about as much as a large luxury apartment in Tokyo.

Voiced by: Mamiko Noto

Kirin Yatsuhisha


A high-school student and self-proclaimed genius hacker who runs an intelligence business. To mask her business, she takes care of an antique shop managed by her grandfather.

Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya

Kuroe Jakou


The producer of the largest domestic commercial television station, "Channel ∞",of which her grandfather is the chairman. She is the youngest producer in the industry, and though many see her career as the result of nepotism, she actually rose in the company purely due to her own competence. She has gained the nickname "Ratings Woman" because of the lengths to which she is prepared to go to for the sake of ratings.

Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro

Mikuri Kinshoku


A novice detective working in the first investigation division of the imperial capital's police force.

She is very serious and honest, and consequently neither flexible nor accomodating. She is a good friend of Fuuka's.

Voiced by: Marina Inoue

Fuuka Oujou


A forensics expert working at the scientific crime-detection group at the imperial capital's police force. She is actually a male idol-otaku, and a good friend of Mikuri's.

Voiced by: Chiaki Takahashi

Additional characters

The minor characters

According to the game's official site, three major characters have not yet been revealed. All that is currently known are the names of their voice actors: Kana Hanazawa, Kenyuu Horiuchi and Akio Ootsuka. The official site also shows portraits of 22 minor characters.

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