Root Film: Check Out The First Gameplay Video Here!

Root Film, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Japan, Pre-order, Kadokawa Games, ルートフィルム, PS4, Switch, features, gameplay, release date, screenshots, update

Root Film

PS4™ & Switch – JAPAN

Are you curious about the gameplay of Kadokawa’s Root Film? If you are, well, you are in the right place as the game publisher has released the first gameplay video of Root Film.

In the gameplay video, it covers the first hour of the game. So, get ready to be spoiled with this mystery adventure game.

Watch the first-hour gameplay video below from Kadokawa Games. 

Thanks, Gematsu

Game Overview

This game brings you to the Shimane prefecture wherein this is also the location of the Root Letter game. You’ll soon discover that you are in the deep thrilling murder story. Root Film is all about a TV series entitled Shimane Mystery Drama Project. This TV series was canceled for an unknown reason 10 years ago. Now, they want to bring back the project with the three teams with the director and an actress booked as a part of the cast. The main protagonist named Rintaro Yagumo, a 23-year old man doesn’t expect that his excitement will turn into terrors as a shocking crime happened in their location scouting process. Follow him and the rest of the characters of Root Film to find the truth behind this murder incident.

Root Film is written by Hifumi Kouno and the characters are designed by Taro Mino. Along with Rintaro Yagumo, there’s also another protagonist named Riho.


 Root Film, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Japan, Pre-order, Kadokawa Games, ルートフィルム, PS4, Switch, features, gameplay, release date, screenshots

Welcome the newest thriller mystery game from Kadokawa. Root Film is coming for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on April 23 in Japan. Don’t worry, folks, as Playasia ships worldwide! So, if you want to grab this game, click the button below to pre-order yours now!




  • ​Synesthesia Mode – During the conversation, the protagonist will see important words that should not be forgotten. The acquired keywords can be used as part of your hand in “Max Mode”
  • A completely renewed system and much better Max Mode from Root Letter. It is a debate between the protagonist and other characters in the game, which occurs in the resolution chapters you switch over to as you progress through the game
  • Under the supervision of Hifumi Kouno, the “User Interface” and “Text Design” themed around film work become more stylish compared to Root Letter



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