Niche Spotlight – Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne, a visual novel based on the hit light novel and anime series by Chime Corporation and Spike Chunsoft Co.

This new adventure set in the Re:ZERO world takes place around a month after Subaru’s new life began, and was made under the supervision of series creator Tappei Nagatsuki, and features new characters designed by Shinichirou Otsuka. This time, Subaru and his friends become wrapped up in a conspiracy over leadership of the Kingdom of Lugunica.

Only five candidates are nominated for the royal selection process, but a sixth candidate has suddenly appeared. One is suspected to be an imposter, with most of the doubt being directed towards Emilia. It’s up to Subaru and his friends to get to the bottom of this mystery, all while navigating a web of conspiracies.

You can find the opening movie below.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne is available on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4 for $59.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:

One month after Subaru’s new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the royal castle suddenly appears with news that the royal selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the Kingdom of Lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action.
They return to the royal capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward one woman in particular: Emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassinations, betrayal, and conspiracies…?


  • Enjoy a new Re:ZERO storyline, fully supervised by the series author Tappei Nagatsuki!
  • Featuring brand-new characters designed by the original artist Shinichirou Otsuka as well as your favorites from the series!

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Frank Streva


Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.