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Bunka no Kenkyū -Revival of Queen Leyak-

TitleBunka no Kenkyū -Revival of Queen Leyak-
AliasesRoQL, BnK, Bunka no Kenkyu, 文化の研究
LengthShort (2 - 10 hours)
DeveloperBnK Team
PublishersDEVGRU-P
LinksWikidata, MobyGames, HowLongToBeat, IGDB, Renai.us

Description

Bunka no Kenkyū –Revival of Queen Leyak- or (RoQL) is a thriller-drama visual novel with spices of romance and the supernatural. The story is set in Bali, an exotic island where technology, tradition, and supernatural horrors all lurk under the guise of a modern paradise.

The protagonist, Tetsuo Kobayashi is the son of Kyoto University’s leading historian. With his friends in the Culture Research Club, they stumble upon an ancient curse, and are drawn into an international hunt for Queen Leyak’s Necronomicon.

With, multiple endings in this visual novel, you can build a relationship girls such as, Ida Ayu a native of Bali, and reveal the hidden secrets of the Necronomicon. Or reconnect with your childhood friend, Kyoko Nakamura, and her dark past.

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Protagonist

Tetsuo Kobayashi
AliasesTets
Birthday29 October
Age16
HairBlue
EyesBlue
BodyTeen
ClothesSchool Uniform
PersonalityBrave, Talkative
RoleChildhood Friend, High School Student, Japanese (Expatriate), Older Brother, School Cultural Club Member, Son, Student Club Vice President
Engages inFighting, Investigation
Subject ofInjury

Description

Tetsuo moved from Kyoto to Bali as a result of his father's work as a historian. His discovery of the secret research his father is conducting leads him and his friends to begin their search for the Necronomicon.

[Edited from Kickstarter Character Profile]

Main characters

Ida Ayu
Birthday30 June
Age17
HairBrown, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesBrown
BodySlim, Teen
ClothesHair Flower, Hat, Knee-high Socks, School Uniform
ItemsBackpack
PersonalityAltruistic, Emotional, Religious
RoleHigh School Student, Indonesian, School Cultural Club Member
Engages inInvestigation

Description

Ida Ayu is an eleventh grade student and a classmate of Tetsuo's. Her family has kept Balinese traditions alive in the town for many generations, and she seems to have a deeper connection to Queen Leyak's Necronomicon than she is willing to let her classmates know.

[Edited from Kickstarter Character Profile]

Kyoko Nakamura
Birthday18 March
Age17
HairLong, Red, Twin Tails
EyesRed
BodySlim, Teen
ClothesOver The Knee Socks, Ribbon Hair Tie, School Uniform
ItemsBackpack
PersonalityCompetitive, Talkative, Tsundere
RoleChildhood Friend, High School Student, Japanese (Expatriate), School Cultural Club Member
Engages inInvestigation

Description

After her parents died, Kyoko moved to Bali to live with her grandfather. She has been friends with Tetsuo since they were children, and harbors some resentment for how close Tetsuo and Ida have grown since moving to Bali.

[Edited from Kickstarter Character Profile]

Sophia Aelfwine
Birthday10 March
Age17
HairBlond, Long, Ponytail, Sidehair
EyesAmber
BodySlim, Teen
ClothesRibbon Hair Tie, School Uniform, Thigh-high Stockings
ItemsKnife
PersonalityPragmatic, Stoic, Strict
RoleAustralian, High School Student, School Cultural Club Member, Student Club President
Engages inFighting, Investigation

Description

Sophia is a quiet, introverted girl with an interest in history. This brought her, together with Tetsuo, to form the Culture Research Club.

She came to Bali to look for her brother Luke, who vanished from their home in Brisbane after a number of strange occurances last Summer.

[Edited from Kickstarter Character Profile]

Side characters

Made
HairBrown, Short
EyesBlue
RoleChauffeur, Indonesian

Description

Bli Made is a local chauffeur hired by Ryuji to drive his children around.

Ryuji Kobayashi
HairBeard, Blue, Moustache
RoleDivorcee, Father, Historian, Japanese (Expatriate), University Teacher
Engages inInvestigation

Description

Tetsuo's and Ai's father. He's a history professor at Kyoto University.

Make an appearance

Mahesa
HairBlack
EyesRed
BodyClaw
RoleIndonesian, Non-human

Description

Mahesa is a leyak encountered by the Culture Research Club in the woods.