Key’s Jun Maeda reveals story behind Nekogari novel Zoku no Osa, released May 19 E! News UK
Media company Visual arts / Key officially announced writer June Maedathe new novel by Nekogari Zoku no Osa (The leader of the cat hunters tribe) April 12. The novel will ship on May 19. The novel’s website also provides a summary of the novel’s history.
The story of the novel begins when a student sees a woman on a cliff by the sea. When he approaches her, he discovers that she was trying to kill herself by jumping off the cliff. She talks to the college student about herself, how she’s composed many famous pieces of music, and how she is sort of hated by all cats. While she speaks, the student thinks only of the composer’s eloquence and does not bear the thought of the first genius he has ever met seeking to die. With the intention of making her change her mind, he invites her to his boarding house. The following is the story of their six days together.
Kodansha previously listed the book in January with a March 23 release date, but then removed the list.
Maeda is known to have written the Visual arts / Key visual novels Kanon, Air, clandestine, and Little Busters!, all of which have received anime adaptations. Maeda also composed the music for the visual novels he wrote. He composed or supervised music production for others Key visual novels, such as Kud wafter and Rewrite.
Maeda first collaborated with Sound work to develop the The angel beats! mixed media project in 2010, and they collaborated again on the 2015 Charlotte anime, and again for last October The day I became a god lively. Maeda composed themes and music for all three anime.
Maeda provided the original concept for the Summer pockets game that debuted for Windows PC in June 2018 and for iOS and Android devices in December 2018. In addition, Maeda is developing The sky burns red, its first entirely new game in over 14 years.
Maeda suffers from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (unexplained enlargement and weakening of the left ventricle of the heart). He was hospitalized for five months in 2016. He later revealed that his heart disease required a heart transplant, although he later reassured fans that he still had a long time to live and that he would always write more stories.