Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories-

紫影のソナーニル -What a beautiful memories-

Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories-
TitleShiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories-
Original title紫影のソナーニル -What a beautiful memories-
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
Publishers Liar-soft
 Moe Your Sister Chinese
Steampunk Full-voice Fandisk
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The year is 1907. The 20th century is still young.

This is a world that experienced a 19th century very different from our own. A world of innumerable steam-powered Engines. The unnaturally rapid development of this steam civilization filled the air with smog, robbing humanity of the blue skies they'd once known.

There is one place in particular where the sky is darker than anywhere else: the ruins of the Engine city New York, perpetually shrouded in grey clouds and polluted rain. Five years ago, a mysterious disaster known as the "Great Disappearance" reduced this entire metropolis to a deserted, crumbling wasteland. Sealed off from the world by the United States government, it stands in utter silence. Not a single soul now walks its streets.

But today, a woman named Elysia quietly sets foot inside it - guided by a singular purpose. Her destination: old Manhattan, said to be the epicenter of the catastrophe.
Unbeknownst to her...

There is a place said to be the city's "Underground." This is an enormous subterranean realm, permeated with a dim purple light. No one on the surface world knows of its existence. In this place, the Skyscrapers that crumbled five years ago still stand tall; but their forms are warped and twisted. "Underground New York" is a place of black and violet shadows. A prison with no exit. And beneath its unnatural "sky," the men and women who vanished five years ago still exist...

Cowering in fear of the seven monsters known as the "Messengers."
Suffering terror, agony, and death at the hands of the "Messengers."
They linger on in this twisted underground city, as if waiting for something.

A girl named Lily sets foot in this place, her mind devoid of memories. There is only one thing she's certain of. She doesn't have a reason. She doesn't know who or what awaits her. She doesn't even know why she feels this way. But even so, she's absolutely certain.

"Manhattan. The ends of the violet sky."
"I have to go there. I'm the only one who can."

─The girl sets off for the tower of violet shadow looming far in the distance.
─With every step, she finds the shades of those yet to fade away.
─She isn't aware of the tears she sheds.

[From MangaGamer]


2010-10-0418+  Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories- Trial EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsFreewareCommercial800x600Internet download  
2010-11-2618+  Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories-Fully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2014-02-2715+  Shiei no Sona-Nyl RefrainFully voicedNon-freeCommercial1 DVD  
2014-02-2715+  Shiei no Sona-Nyl RefrainNon-freeCommercial1 UMD  
2016-07-0818+  Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories- Download EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet downloadAvailable on DMM.  
2018-02-2418+  Liar-soft Selection 21 - Shiei no Sona-Nyl -What a Beautiful Memories-Fully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2015-12-1018+  Ziying de Suonanier ~Hedeng Meihao de Jiyi~ (patch)FreewareInternet downloadSimplified Chinese  
TBA15+  Ziying de Suonanier ~Hedeng Meihao de Jiyi~ Chongsheng (patch)FreewareInternet download  
TBA18+  Sona-Nyl of the Violet Shadows -What Beautiful Memories-Fully voicedNon-freeCommercialInternet downloadTranslation: 98%

Will be available on both MangaGamer and Steam. The Steam release will contain content from the original PC release, but both the MangaGamer and Steam releases will have the HD assets from the Xbox 360 and PSP ports.  


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Character summary

Protagonist Elysia Wentworth
Voiced by Nozuki Mahiru
Protagonist Elysia Wentworth
Voiced by Oukawa Mio
Protagonist Lily
Voiced by Kawashima Rino
Main character Alan Akeley
Main character "B" Ruth
Main character Ginger Rogers
Voiced by Kaneda Mahiru
Main character Jaguar Man
Voiced by Ranmaru
Main character Jerusha Abbott
Voiced by Ogura Yui
Main character Katrijn
Voiced by Yuzuri
Main character Lucky Luciano
Voiced by Kojirou
Main character Mao
Main character Milia
Voiced by Takaido Shizuku
Main character The A
Main character Thomas Alva Edison
Voiced by Koshi Yukimitsu
Side character Cervin
Side character Juliana
Voiced by Haruna Ren
Side character Le Chat
Voiced by Kaneda Mahiru
Side character Peter
Voiced by Kojirou
Side character Sam Shorter
Voiced by Munakata Jin
Side character Vivien
Voiced by Haruna Ren

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