Perversion returns with the first episode of SLEEPLESS Nocturne

The Japanese production company Showten has listed the trailer frames for the first episode of the animated adaptation of the adult visual novel developed by Empress , ” SLEEPLESS Nocturne “, which is scheduled for release on August 25, 2023 in Japan .

The original visual novel was released by Empress in June 2022. Due to the fact that it is software and not a doujinshi as such, it is difficult to access the original material. However, something to keep in mind is that it is a sequel to “ SLEEPLESS ~A Midsummer Night’s Dream~ ”, which was just adapted into animation not too long ago by Showten as well.

The synopsis for this first episode writes:

  • “SLEEPLESS” and its sequel “SLEEPLESS Nocturne”, definitely the best projects of the Empress group, will finally be adapted for animation! Tomoki Kawai and Yukino Komori are a college student couple who have just started a relationship. At an unknown date, their car breaks down and they have to go to a mansion that they have seen along the way in search of help. –The House of the Black Rose, a western-style mansion hidden deep in the mountains. Little do they know that there they will fall prey to a strange party…