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    FORBIDDEN SIREN 2 ARCHIVE ITEM GUIDE & TRANSCRIPT
    
    Made by Eleanore Duplay (aka. Yuiko) – yuiko97@hotmail.com
    First Version 1.0 – 27th March 2008
    
    
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    INTRODUCTION:
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    This is an old guide I made for the game Forbidden Siren 2 around the time 
    it was released here in Europe (i.e. back in late 2006). I never got to 
    upload it back then though because I had no idea how to write an 
    introduction credits. But now I thought I might as well give it a shot. 
    
    In this guide I’ve included transcripts of all the 100 achieve items you 
    can obtain in the games and how and one to get them. The layout should be 
    simple enough to understand and I’ve made little notes if something is 
    unclear at how to get them. 
    
    All information should be correct but feel free to contact me if you find 
    any typos or misleading notes. This FAQ probably won’t get any special 
    upgrades unless I might also do a Dialogue Transcript too to go with it. 
    
    Now I wont delay you any further so please enjoy the guide~
    
    
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    THE ACHIEVES 1 TO 100
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    No. 001 Shintokumaru Magazine
    Character	/Takeaki Misawa
    Time	/2 years ago
    Place	/Hanuda Village/Landslide Site
    Required	/Rescue schoolgirl 
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Shintokumaru
    August 9, 2003 Issue
    Earthquake hits Misumi county!
    Grade school girl miraculously survives!
    
    …located directly above the earthquake’s epicentre, Misumi County’s Hanuda 
    village suffered extensive damage from landslides. A grade-school girl was 
    rescued three days following the disaster. With no sign of any fatal 
    injuries, rescuers voiced their surprise at the girl’s miraculous survival.
    
    …the girl’s rescue was handled by an elite team of the Ground Self-Defence 
    Force, who were deployed in the area for search and rescue operations.
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 002 Ryuko’s Dairy
    Character	/Yuri kishida
    Time	/-31:00
    Place	/Tokyo/Kawai Apartment, Room 203
    Required	/Murder of Ryuko Tagawa
    Notes	/Automatic, from Ryuko’s -31:00 video
    
    July 28th (Thursday)
    A year has passed since I awakened from my long sleep. I spend everyday 
    like this surrounded by caring people. Soji and the people at the 
    restaurant accept me as I am. I sincerely hope that all can be forgotten, 
    and that I can continue with this life that I lead now.
    
    July 29th (Friday)
    Sometimes I feel pain, like I’m being ripped apart. It’s at times like this 
    that my memory comes back in bits and pieces. I shouldn’t really be here. I 
    think that my mother hates the fact that I’m living here like this.  
    
    July 30th (Saturday)
    Akiko called today, but Soji hung up the phone. He really seems to detest 
    her. Soji thinks I’ve been discussing things with her. I want her to always 
    be the same. I’m sure that for happiness, a deep sleep is preferable to 
    being awake.
    
    July 31th (Sunday)
    A vague uneasy feeling. The other me is
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 003 News Paradox (Video)
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/-29:00
    Place	/Tokyo/Yumemi Salon
    Required	/Listen to the news
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    News Paradox
    The news program that separates fact from fiction. 
    
    Transcript/
    News reader:  Moving on to the next news. A woman’s body was found in an 
    apartment, it appears to be Ryuko Tagawa, a waitress. We have a reporter at 
    the site.
    Reporter: A woman was found in her APT, having been beaten to death with a 
    blunt object. The police issued a warrant for Soji Abe, the prime suspect 
    in this murder case. Neighbours say that the woman and Abe had been heard 
    quarrelling several times.  They also heard it on the night before the 
    murder. The suspect is most likely still at large in the area and the 
    police are searching for him now. 
    News reader: Moving on to the local news
    
    Text during clip: Shinjuku, Tokyo. Woman’s body found in apartment/ Ryuko 
    Tagawa (18)/Shinjuku, Tokyo. Reporter: Meiner Matsuda/ Soji Abe (24) 
    Unemployed/ After 44-year hiatus the Holy Hairy Chest Festival is held 
    again.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 004 National Times
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/-29:00
    Place	/Tokyo/Yumemi Salon
    Required	/Subscribe to the National Times
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    National Times
    August 1st, 2005 evening edition
    Woman Beaten to Death
    Roommate Sought for Questioning
    
    …around 4 p.m., the body of a beaten woman was found in an apartment in 
    Tokyo’s Shinjuku District. An employee of a local restaurant, the woman was 
    identified as 18-year-old Ryuko Tagawa. The body was found by Tagawa’s 
    employer who went to her apartment when she failed to return during working 
    hours. The restaurant owner called the local authorities when he discovered 
    a suspicious man in the apartment where Tagawa was lying face down in a 
    pool of blood, her head badly beaten.
    
    A warrant was issued for the murder suspect, Soji Abe (24), an unemployed 
    man who refused to accompany the police for questioning, and escaped the 
    scene of the crime.
    
    Further investigation revealed that Abe had resided with the victim for 
    about a year in the same apartment room where Tagawa met with her untimely 
    death. Neighbours also reported hearing them arguing on the previous night 
    of the incident.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 005 Radio News (Audio)
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-09:00
    Place	/Chuu island/Sanzu harbour
    Required	/Investigate routes to Yamijima
    Notes	/Automatic, from Ikuko’s -09:00 video
    
    Local radio news program. 
    
    Transcript/
    News reader: …Next on the news. Police announced that Soji Abe, the suspect 
    in the murder of Ryuko Tagawa, local waitress… is believed to be somewhere 
    in the local prefecture. Abe may be travelling with a female acquaintance. 
    Prefectural police will continue their search for Soji.
     
    No. 006 Voice Recorder (Audio)
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-07:00
    Place	/Offshore Yamijima/Shoseimaru
    Required	/Investigate routes to Yamijima
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    An audio recording advice used in journalistic activities. 
    
    Transcript/
    *click* Mamoru: The time is 3:17 P.M. I’m checking to see if passing is 
    available for Yamijima. *click* Look… Are you sure you can’t?
    Sailor: Wha…? Are you still here? Take a hike!
    Mamoru: Please!
    Sailor: Show me about this much money and I just might think about it! Now, 
    get out of here!
    *Dog pounding Mamoru*
    Mamoru: Whoa!
    Shu: Are you okay?
    Mamoru: Yeah… *helicopter passing overhead* Thanks. Ow…
    Shu: Is this the boat to Yamijima island?
    Mamoru: Yes. But no luck so far. This isn’t going to be as easy as I 
    thought… *Shu walking* Wait a sec? Hm… Was that Shu Mikami? *click* The 
    time is 4:02 P.M., I’m currently in the cabin of the Shosei-maru and… Hm? 
    *Running*
    Akiko: Please! Wait!
    Sailor: Hey! What do you think you’re doing?! Ikuko, stop them!
    Akiko: This boat is going to Yamijima island, right? Please… Please…
    Soji: Come on, man!
    Sailor: get out of here or I’ll call the police!
    Soji: Come on, let me get on the boat! I am begging you!
    Shu: Let them aboard… I’m in a hurry…
    Sailor: Right! Ikuko! You heard the gentleman, let’s take her out!
    Akiko: Yes!
    *Boat leaving*
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 007 Mamoru’s company I.D.
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-07:00
    Place	/Offshore Yamijima/Shoseimaru
    Required	/Head out towards Yamijima
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Company: Advanced Science Co.
    Employee no.: 00001044
    Name: Mamoru Itsuki
    Dept.: ASR Atlantis Editorial Department
    
    This is to certify that the aforementioned is an employee of said company. 
    
    (Open for Atlantis Magazine)
    
    Bridging the gap between the real and the unreal! The magazine dedicated to 
    solving the mysteries of today’s world. Special issue of Atlantis magazine 
    August 2005
    
    Special full coverage:
    The Division and Multiplication of infinite space! Interpreting the wonder 
    of multiple worlds!
    
    ===================================================================
     
    No. 008 Akiko’s Pendulum and map
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/-07:00
    Place	/Offshore Yamijima/Shoseimaru
    Required	/Find Ryuko Tagawa
    Notes	/Automatic, from Mamoru’s -07:00 video
    
    Pendulum and map of Japan used for “dowsing”. A red “X” marks a spot on the 
    map. “Dowsing” is a term used to describe a method for finding objects 
    using items such as a L-shaped metal rod or a pendulum.
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 009 Shikai News
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/Unknown
    Place	/Unknown
    Required	/Unknown
    Notes	/Automatic, it’s from the video that’s in the -06:00 hours slot.
    
    Shikai News
    August 3, 1976 Evening Edition
    Yamijima: Isle of the Lost
    Undersea Cable Cut
    
    On the midnight of August 2, the undersea cable supplying electric power to 
    the isolated Yamijima island was cut, resulting in an island-wide power 
    outage.
    
    The following morning, a repair crew of Sanzu Electric Power arrived at the 
    island only to find it totally deserted. The crew contacted the Prefectural 
    police whose later searches failed to discover a single inhabitant.
    
    The police have set up a special task force to investigate the mysterious 
    disappearances of the island residents, and are also investigating whether 
    there might be a connection between the incident and the severed undersea 
    cable.
    
    A spokesperson for Sanzu Electric Power reported that the undersea cable 
    rests at a maximum depth of 310 meters, a level that would require special 
    equipment and a large number of trained personnel to cut the cable, 
    indicating that the cable could not have been severed by artificial means. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 010 Shikai News (video)
    Character	/Unknown
    Time	/-05:00
    Place	/Y. Gold dredge
    Required	/Sight the Bright Win’s lights
    Notes	/Complete Fujita Shigeru’s -05:00 second mission objective
    
    Shikai News
    August 3, 1986 Morning Edition
    Bright Win Lost At Sea
    Ship Disappears Following Mysterious Transmission
    
    On August 2, at approximately 4:40 P.M., coast guard headquarters 
    intercepted a distress signal transmitted from Bright Win, a passenger 
    ferry owned and operated by Kisho Ferry Lines.
    
    “Caught in storm… swamped in waves… Ship running aground… the girl…” was 
    the last message received before the ship was lost at sea. 
    
    As of yesterday morning, the Coast Guard has dispatched a patrol boat to 
    search for the lost ferry. Their search continues.
    
    The Coast Guard together with the local coast guard office has formed a 
    joint task force to head the search for the lost ferry and its passengers, 
    and to investigate the circumstances leading up to the disaster.
    
    Transcript/
    
    Kaibashira: Good evening and congratulations, Riko! Your song has leaped 
    into the charts at # 4! Where are you right now? It’s so dark. I can’t see 
    a thing. But I’m guessing you’re outdoors somewhere. 
    Riko: Good Evening Ms. Kaibashira… Hokki…
    Kaibashira: Whatever are you doing out there? You’re on location, right? 
    Shooting your TV series.
    Riko:  Good evening, Ms Kaibashira…
    Kaibashira: How’s everything going? I understand that you will be appearing 
    in a very popular TV-drama. You’ve been very busy and very successful!  
    Riko:  Good evening, Ms Kaibashira…
    Kaibashira: Your sister, Eri, is watching from heaven. Smiling down at you 
    right now!
    Riko:  Good evening, Ms Kaibashira… *Azteca Queen starts playing in 
    background*
    Kaibashira: And now, will you do the song for us…
    Riko:  Good evening, Ms Kaibashira…
    Kaibashira: Now, this week # 4 hit…
    Riko:  Good Evening. Good evening, Ms Kaibashira…
    Kaibashira: Good evening, and here’s Riko Azuma with this weeks # 4 hit, 
    Azteca Queen!
    
    Text: Breaking News. Today at around 6:10 P.M., a survivor of Bright Win 
    was found off the coast of Yamijima. The only survivor is a female student. 
    Further details are not available. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 011 Ohta Family Picture
    Character	/Tsuneo Ohta
    Time	/-04:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Ohta’s house MH
    Required	/Secret meeting at Ohta’s house
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    A framed picture of Tsuneo Ohta and his only daughter, Tomoe Ohta. 
    
    The Ohta family is Yamijima Island’s Amimoto (Fishermen’s boss). An Amimoto 
    hires several fishermen, lending boats and equipments like fishing nets to 
    the hired help. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 012 Missing Person Poster
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Dolphin Pier
    Required	/Inspect articles washed ashore
    Notes	/ Only obtainable in the second mission objective. It’s right 
    down the stairs at the start of the stage.
    
    Missing: Yuri Kishida
    
    Yuri Kishida was last seen at Sanzu Harbour on August 10, 2003 around 4:00 
    in the afternoon. Despite intense search efforts ms. Kishida remains 
    missing. 
    
    Name: Yuri Kishida
    Date of Birth: February 23, 1985
    Age at disappearance: 18
    Bloodtype: A
    Height: 175cm
    Weight: 42kg
    Shoe size: 23cm
    Stature: slim build
    Last seen wearing a red cardigan and camisole.
    
    If you have any information or may have seen Yuri, please contact the local 
    authorities or Police Headquarters at the number listed below. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 013 Yamigame
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Turtle hole
    Required	/find Yamigame
    Notes	/You have to save the turtle in the turtle hole in Kanae’s -
    01:00 stage mission objective 2. Then in Mamoru’s stage you have to get to 
    the turtle hole within four minutes. Only obtainable in the second mission 
    objective.
    
    Yamigame (yamigame family)
    Turtle inhabiting the coastline of Yamijima Island in the Shikai Region, an 
    area known among seafarers as the site of several shipwrecks. This 
    location, coupled with the markings on the turtle’s shell which are said to 
    resemble a facial expression of rage, has spawned a myth that the turtle is 
    inhabited by the vengeful spirits of those that were lost at sea. 
    
    In the past, fishermen feared that the turtles were cursed. Hence, they 
    were known to go so far as to cut their precious fishing nets to release 
    any Yamigame turtles that were snared in them.
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 014 Turtle Jelly Noodles (Video)
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Press. Mach. Rm.
    Required	/Inspect the dump
    Notes	/Only obtainable in the second mission objective. 
    
    An instant noodles product released only in the Shikai region by Green 
    Turtle Foods. The product, Turtle Jelly Noodle, featured an abundant amount 
    of turtle jelly toppings, claimed to be a miraculous ingredient for beauty 
    enhancement. Advertised with the slogan, “take off 10 years just with a 
    single mouthful…”, the product was slated for national release until it was 
    plagued by a series of strange events wherein heavy consumers disappeared, 
    mumbling words to the effect of, “I want to go back to the sea.”
    
    These incidents triggered a full recall and nearly resulted in the 
    product’s cancellation. Huge losses brought about reduced production and a 
    tainted brand image that forced the company to reconsider the products 
    nationwide release.
    
    However, to this day, there are several who think highly of “the ultimate 
    local snack.” What’s more, a shortage of the product has resulted in a 
    heated shopping frenzy among beauty-conscious housewives.
    
    The television advert featuring Naoko Mihama, the missing TV reporter 
    during her early years as a pop idol, continues to enjoy limited airplay in 
    certain areas. 
    
    /Transcript:
    Ad voice: A relaxing moment… spoil yourself. Collagen infinity! A turtle 
    jelly noodle from Green Turtle Foods. 
    Text: A moment that’s all yours… with something elegant. 
    It makes you beautiful and healthy	160 yen (tax included)!!
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 015 Kastori Weekly
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Press. Mach. Rm.
    Required	/Inspect the dump
    Notes	/ Only obtainable in the second mission objective.
    
    Packed with news that you don’t need to know! The news magazine that will 
    drain your brain.
    The Kastori Inquirer No.139
    Published July 29, 2005
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    Special feature:
    The Curse of Yamijima Island
    
    Unveiling the mystery surrounding Yamijima Island! The strange 
    disappearance of the island residents! The severed undersea cable! The last 
    voyage of the Bright Win! Yamijima UMA sighting! An exclusive look at the 
    forbidden island known as the “Isle of Hate” and the “Island of the Dead.”
    
    Presented in cooperation with the Urban Folklore Society
    www.shibito.com
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 016 Exposition Medal
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Turtle Hole
    Required	/find the antiqued medal
    Notes	/Obtained when completing second mission objective. 
    
    “Earthware and Peace” International Exposition.
    
    An international exposition featuring 44 pavilions sponsored by 79 
    countries that gathered under the slogan of “Earthware Peace by Piece.” The 
    exposition featured as its symbol what many consider as the world’s 
    greatest earthware creation, the “Jomon Tower.” However, contrary to 
    expectations, the theme park failed to garner any interest among family 
    audiences. As a result, the exposition closed its gates with an 
    unprecedented financial loss.
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 017 Mermaid Princess Story
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s House 2F
    Required	/Inspect the Bedside area
    Notes	/ Only obtainable in the first mission objective
    
    A fairy tale masterpiece that tells the story of a mermaid princess’s 
    tragic love.
    
    A mermaid princess falls in love with a human prince. Making a pact with a 
    sea witch, she is changed into human form in exchange for her beautiful 
    voice. But the deal came with a price. For should she fail to win the heart 
    of her true love, she would be cursed and doomed to die. Without her voice 
    to profess her love to the prince, the princess grew desperate as the 
    prince promised to wed the queen of a neighbouring kingdom. Told by the 
    witch that the only way to lift her curse was to kill the prince on the eve 
    of his wedding, the princess was faced with a distressing decision. On the 
    morn of her prince’s wedding day, the mermaid princess returned to the sea, 
    fading in a burst of shimmering bubbles…
    
    (Opened book)
    
    When the mermaid princess awakens, she finds that her fishtail is gone, 
    replaced by two legs. And staring into her lovely eyes is her on true love, 
    the prince. The prince softly whispers, “What a beautiful maiden.”
    
    For the prince, it was love at first sight.
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 018 Fisherman’s Note
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl.
    Required	/Check the fish box storage shed
    Notes	/It’s in front of the fishing shack, towards the sea bank. Only 
    obtainable in the second mission objective.
    
    I won’t be back tonight since Old Man Ohta has ordered us out. It’s his 
    decision, and we have no choice. It’s up to us to protect our island from 
    defilement. Whatever you do, do not go out tonight. Leave the lights off. 
    Don’t listen to anything. Make sure you follow these instructions to the 
    letter.
    
    I’ll be back in the morning.
    
    Tomorrow is Yasuo’s birthday. I’ve hidden the bicycle he wanted in the 
    storage closet. I can’t wait to see his face when I give him the bike. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 019 Robo Beast (Audio)
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-03:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl. /Mikami’s House 1F
    Required	/Inspect the closet
    Notes	/ Only obtainable in the second mission objective.
    
    Sushibon Toy Company’s “Robo Beast,” the first in a line of super-combo 
    toys. Unable to cope with the diversifying preferences of kids, Sushibon 
    Toy was faced with plummeting business results.
    
    In a last-ditch effort to save its failing business, Sushibon developed a 
    new line of toys, melding “robot” with “beast,” a combination believed to 
    be highly popular among young boys. Employing the latest technology of that 
    day and age, the company equipped their “Robo Beast” with a voice synthesis 
    gimmick.
    
    Armed with this state-of-the-art product, Sushibon launched a massive sales 
    campaign, flooding the airwaves with television adverts of their new wonder 
    toy. Unfortunately, the product gathered dust on the shelves, an overnight 
    relic that couldn’t compete in an age where die-cast toys based on 
    animation characters had become the norm.
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 020 Helicopter Transmitter (Audio)
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/-02:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/cape Hidaru
    Required	/Crash landing on Yamijima island
    Notes	/Automatic, from the video stage.
    
    Onboard Transmitter JARC-S40
    
    Wireless transmitter installed in Ground Self-Defence Force aircraft.
    
    Used for surface-to-air communications between aircraft and base, as well 
    as air-to-air communications with other aircraft.
    
    /Transcript:
    (Can’t discern who’s who)
    This fog… The clouds… I don’t like the looks of this… I can’t raise anybody 
    on the other end… we are off-course… No land in sight… verifying current 
    position… Where are we? …Got no idea… We have a situation, sir. How would 
    you like to handle it? This is an emergency. We’ll just have to land 
    wherever we can… I’ve got no communication… nothing at all… I… Land! 
    There’s land up ahead! I’m taking us down! Prepare for emergency landing… 
    Wait! You can’t… *prolonged scream and then just the silent sound of the 
    radar*
     ===================================================================
    
    No. 021 Mermaid’s Tear
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-02:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl.
    Required	/Wash ashore Yamijima Island
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    “Mermaid’s Tear” Vol. 1&2
    An outstanding romance novel depicting the miracle of a love both painful 
    and transient!
    Writer: Shu Mikami
    Publisher: Tangensha
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 022 Shu’s Drawing
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-02:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl.
    Required	/Discover treasure
    Notes	/You’ll get this one automatically while playing the second 
    mission objective.
    
    An illustration drawn by a young Shu Mikami, which was put in a can and 
    buried as treasure. The centre of the drawing shows a girl in a blue dress, 
    and at the top is a black cloud instead of a sun.
    
    ===================================================================
     
    No. 023 Shu’s cassette (Audio)
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-02:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s House, 2F
    Required	/Inspect the bookshelf
    Notes	/It’s in Shu’s bedroom.
    
    A cassette tape containing voices of the Mikami family recorded 29 years 
    ago.
    
    /Transcript:
    Ryuhei: Shu! I told you not to play with that!
    Shu: Kanae, sing me that song, please? I want to hear it! *Kanae laughs*
    Ryuhei: hey, Shu!
    Kanae: Dance, Maiden, Dance… Wave the crown upon thy head… *Ryuhei running*
    Ryuhei: …That song… Would you sing it one more time?
    Shu: Daddy! You ruined it! Kanae won’t sing for me!
    
    ===================================================================
     
    No. 024 Letter to Ryuhei
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/-02:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s House, LR
    Required	/inspect the bookshelf
    Notes	/LR = Living Room
    
    A stack of letters addressed to Ryuhei Mikami sent by Omihito Takeuchi.
    
    (Open one of the letters)
    
    Dear Mikami,
    
    I was shocked to learn of your wife’s passing and can only express my 
    belated but heartfelt condolences for your tragic loss.
    
    I have come to realise the reason why you sold your home in Tokyo and 
    decided to settle down in Yamijima Island. I’m sure that she will 
    appreciate the fact that you wish to continue your research near the sea 
    that claimed her life.
    
    Raising young Shu on your own is not likely to be an easy task. The 
    distance between our mutual residences means that we shall only be able to 
    meet at the occasional study conference held every few years. However, 
    please note that my wife and I will be happy to be of any help, so please 
    do not hesitate to write.
    
    Once again, my deepest condolences.
    Our prayers go with you.
    
    April 7, 1973 – Omihito Takeuchi
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 025 Takeaki’s I.D.
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/-01:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Coffee Cup Ride
    Required	/Inspect the bench
    Notes	/It’s in the green military bag. Only obtainable in the second 
    mission objective.
    
    This is to certify that the individual mentioned below is an officer of the 
    Ground Self-Defence Force.
    - Chief of Staff Ground Self-Defence Force
    
    Rank: Major
    Name: Takeaki Misawa
    
    ===================================================================
     
    No. 026 Signboard graffiti 
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/-01:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Ferris Wheel
    Required	/Inspect the Ferris Wheel’s fence
    Notes	/None
    
    Ten seemingly meaningless diagrams drawn on a signboard using black paint. 
    (The text reads “Seven Gates”.)
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 027 Portable Radio (audio)
    Character	/Kanae
    Time	/-01:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Gd Mining Co. 1F
    Required	/Put batteries in the radio
    Notes	/You have to get this in the second mission objective.
    
    A radio left behind by an employee when the Yamijima Harbour facility was 
    closed down.
     
    /Transcript:
    … Misumi County is now experiencing heavy localised rain… …weather station 
    has now changed the warning of heavy rain to… …the warning of heavy rain 
    and flood… …currently…
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 028 Employee’s Journal
    Character	/Kanae
    Time	/-01:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Gd Mining Company Co. 2F
    Required	/Inspect the desk
    Notes	/ Only obtainable in the second mission objective. 
    
    A journal that was kept by an employee of Yamijima Gold Mining Co., Ltd.
    
    (Open with X)
    
    May 27, 1970 Entry by: Ikeda
    Remove every last sign put up by the anti-development group, and issued a 
    strict warning to their representative, Tsuneo Ohta.
    
    May 29, 1970 Entry by: Ikeda
    Rumours of a wildcat that walks on two legs are spreading among the staff. 
    All this pressure from the anti-development group may be taking its toll, 
    resulting in overactive imaginations among the members of the staff.
    
    May 30, 1970 Entry by: Ikeda
    An inspection team from the head office arrived today. Apparently, they’re 
    here to study the recent decline in mining volume.
    
    June 4, 1970 Entry by: Ikeda
    Due to the significant decline of the mine’s output, the head office has 
    finally decided to shut down operations. Preparations are underway to close 
    the Yamijima Harbour facility. The last transport ship will be departing 
    today.
    
    We’re going home! The whole family is very happy to go back. No matter how 
    many buildings and recreational facilities they build, it will never be 
    enough. I’m happy to say that I can finally kiss this weird island goodbye!
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 029 Protest Sign
    Character	/Kanae
    Time	/-01:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Under Walkway
    Required	/Inspect the Signboard
    Notes	/You have to do this to complete the second mission objective. 
    
    A sign calling for island residents to stand up against the Yamijima 
    Harbour construction project.
    
    Say NO to construction!
    Keep our sea clean!
    
    The Yamijima Conservation Society 
    Tsuneo Ohta, Chairman
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 030 Shikai News
    Character	/Unknown
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Unknown
    Required	/Unknown
    Notes	/Automatic, you get it after viewing Ichiko’s 00:00 stage.
    
    Shikai News
    August 4, 1986 Morning Edition
    Sole Survivor!?
    Bright Win Remains Lost At Sea.
    
    A spokesperson for the Coast Guard joint task force reported that their 
    search efforts for the Bright Win passenger ferry – lost at sea on the late 
    afternoon of August 2nd – Were finally rewarded with the discovery of a 
    single survivor. Around 4:00 p.m. yesterday (August 3rd), rescuers 
    miraculously found Noriko Kifune (14), a student of Kameishiro Prefectural 
    Middle School, floating of the coastal waters of Yamijima Island. The girl 
    was immediately rushed to a local hospital upon rescue. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 031 Old Scroll-Chapter 1
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Uryuga Forest
    Required	/Experience a “vision”
    Notes	/Automatic, it’s from the playable stage.
    
    The agonising vision:
    
    The ancient ones that dwell below the earth gaze at the world above through 
    the eyes of those whose souls they seek to bend with dark thoughts. Those 
    who feel the touch of evil will be marked and tormented by visions. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 032 Police Notebook
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge/Incline Ctrl. Rm.
    Required	/Check the floor near the window
    Notes	/None
    
    Police Officer’s Notebook
    
    Rank: Police Sergeant
    Name: Shigeru Fujita
    
    (Open book)
    
    1951	Left Yamijima Island alone. Mother passed away the following 
    year. 
    1970	Yamijima harbour shut down. Father passes away the same year. 
    Never returned to Yamijima Island since then.
    1975	Yamijima Grade/Middle School burned down.
    1976	massive power outage due to severed undersea cable. Mass 
    disappearance of Yamijima Island residents. For reasons of 
    safety, Yamijima Island closed off to visitors.
    1986	Rumour among the fishermen that a young woman was spotted on the 
    island.
    
    …Rumour needs to be investigated. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 033 Stone Ball
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge/Ore-processing Pit
    Required	/Obtain a stone ball
    Notes	/Need to get this one in the second mission objective. 
    
    While mining for gold, a stone sphere was unearthed from stratum located in 
    the eastern area of Yamijima Island. A near-perfect sphere, the shiny ebony 
    surface of the stone is carved with a grid-like pattern. 
    
    Theory had it that the stratum from which the sphere was recovered predates 
    the Ordovician period, a fact that excited both geologists and 
    archaeologists alike. However the excitement was short-lived. With the lack 
    of any additional scientific evidence, the discovery was soon condemned as 
    some sort of prank. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 034 UMA Encyclopaedia 
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge/Guardhouse (rear)
    Required	/Inspect bloodstain on stone ball
    Notes	/You obviously have to throw the stone ball down the ventilation 
    shack before you can get this. Only obtainable in the second mission 
    objective.
    
    Encyclopaedia of Japanese UMA
    Publisher: Advanced Science Research Co.
    
    Writer: Shinichi Amamoto
    
    Chapter 44	Isolated Islands and Archipelagos.
    Isolated islands in Japan are a treasure trove for Unidentified Mysterious 
    Animals! Giant Yamipikaria Cat sighted on Yamijima Island.
    
    Based on reports that the cat has a tendency to collect bright objects, 
    traps were prepared to ensnare the beast.
    
    Fact or fiction?
    A boy, the younger brother of twins, claims his cheek was torn by the 
    razor-sharp claws of a Yamipikaria Cat. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 035 Tomoe’s Hair Ornament
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge
    Required	/Check under broken duct screen
    Notes	/You get this when completing the second mission objective. 
     
    An expensive hair ornament purchased by Tsuneo Ohta and presented to his 
    daughter, Tomoe Ohta. A lovely piece featuring hand-crafted flower petals. 
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 036 Akiko’s Driver’s License
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Houya/Gold Mining Co. Housing
    Required	/Conversation with Soji Abe 
    Notes	/Automatic, you get this during the first mission objective
    
    Driver’s Licence
    
    Name: Akiko Kiyota
    DOB: August 3, 1976
    Permanent Residence: Kiyoshi Bldg., Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
    Current Adress: Same as above.
    Issued: July 30, 2005
    Expires: September 3, 2010 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 037 Robo Zoo (Audio)
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Gold Mining Co. Housing/A-203
    Required	/Inspect the closet
    Notes	/This is the item you get the key from so you can continue the 
    stage. 
    
    Sushibon Toy Company’s “Robo Zoo” line followed in the wake of the 
    unsuccessful launch of its “Robo Beast” toy, a product that placed Sushibon 
    on the brink of bankruptcy.
    
    In a desperate effort to revive the company’s failing business, Sushibon 
    set its sights on the ever-growing popularity of panda bears among kids.
    
    Keeping production cost at a minimum Sushibon “re-equipped” the Robo Beast 
    with a new panda head, and programmed the voice synthesis gimmick with the 
    voice of a panda.
    
    Convinced that they had a winning combination, Sushibon launched a massive 
    sales campaign, pouring the bulk of the company’s advertising budget into 
    television adverts. Unfortunately, children’s interests shifted away from 
    panda bears, pushing the company over the brink into bankruptcy. 
     
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    No. 038 Yami Akebi
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/00:00
    Place	/Houya/Gold Mining Co. Housing
    Required	/Inspect the wire screen
    Notes	/It’s outside building B, a good bit to the left of the exit of 
    the first mission.
    
    Akebi is a delicious climber. This particular variety is only found on 
    Yamijima Island. The vine is noted for its distinct, bittersweet fruit. 
    Ingestion of the fruit requires some caution due to its hallucinogenic 
    effects as well as its strong laxative properties. 
     
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    No. 039 Ichiko’s Student I.D. 
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/01:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Freight Room
    Required	/Regain consciousness
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Student I.D. #444
    
    This is to certify that the following is a student of Kameishino 
    Prefectural Middle School.
    
    Grade: 8th
    Name: Ichiko Yagura
    Date of Birth: May 10, 1972
    Issued by: The Principal’s Office 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 040 Origami Letter
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/01:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Second-Class Cabin 1F
    Required	/Inspect the Bunk
    Notes	/None
    
    A complexly folded letter that was a popular way of communicating among 
    Middle School girls. Similar to origami, this letter was folded to 
    represent a girl’s school uniform.
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    Dear Noriko, 
    
    Are you alright? 
    You didn’t look too good today and didn’t eat much at dinner either. Ichiro 
    looked pretty worried too, you know. Maybe you’re seasick? The way this 
    ferry rocks around, I’m surprised I’m not seasick!
    
    Remember When the Ferry stopped today? I heard they found a woman’s dead 
    body! That means we’re sharing this ferry with a corpse! Kind of scary, 
    isn’t it?
    
    Oops! Maybe I shouldn’t have mentioned all that when you’re not feeling too 
    good.
    
    Sorry. Anyway, I hope you’ll feel better soon.
    
    I guess now that the tournament’s over, it’s back to the grind! I hope 
    those matching bracelets bring us luck! With our high school entrance exams 
    coming up, we’ll need all the luck we can get!
    
    Your best friend,
    Ichiko
     
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 041 Riko’s Record (Audio)
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/01:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Wheelhouse
    Required	/Inspect the office desk
    Notes	/It’s on the same desk as the keys
    
    Riko Azuma: Where is she now?
    Riko was the younger sister of Eri Azuma, the legendary princess of pop who 
    met with a fatal accident while on her way to the Top Pop Music Awards 
    ceremony.
    
    Following in her late sister’s footsteps, Riko debuted with her sensational 
    single, “For the Love of Mendoza.”
    
    She followed that with several record-breaking hits that paved her way to a 
    U.S. debut which would have led to a world-class stardom. However, she 
    shocked her fans when she announced her marriage and subsequent retirement. 
    
    Riko’s fans were even more surprised to learn that her husband was the 
    driver of the car that had run over her sister, Eri. Apparently, the  two 
    grew close when her husband repeatedly visisted the Azuma home to apologise 
    for the loss and grief that he had caused. 
    
    Right now, Riko is the proud mother of one, and spends most of her days 
    either nursing her baby or training on the dance floor. 
    
    Riko is best remembered for her vocal masterpiece, “Azteca Queen”, which 
    held the number one slot for 13 consecutive weeks.
    
    /Transcript:
    …feel the divine breath now in my soul… In the age of the sun, two… are… 
    killing… …killing… each… other… dying… dying… Close your eyes… lost to a… 
    ki-lling… kill… k-illin-g… ki-lli-n-g…
     
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    No. 042 Trophy
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/01:00
    Place	/Bright Win
    Required	/Defeat Shibito holding the trophy
    Notes	/He’s standing in the second floor entrance. If you come close 
    he will start to run away, so you will have to be prepared to chase him. 
    He’s as fast as those Shibito Brains from the first game, so it could take 
    some tries, at least if your playing on a hard difficulty level.
    
    The runner-up trophy for the 44th Annual Middle School Tennis Tournament. 
    Measuring 107cm in length and made with a strong alloy, the trophy’s bold 
    design makes it look more like a champion’s award.
    
    Some years ago, a student who accepted the trophy on behalf of her team, 
    expressed her joy by throwing the award in the air. Failing to catch the 
    trophy on its way down, the award smashed down on her head, instantly 
    killing the unfortunate girl. 
    
    From that day on, the trophy has been known among Middle School students as 
    the “Cursed Trophy.”
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 043 Tomoe’s Dairy
    Character	/Tomoe Ohta
    Time	/01:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl.
    Required	/The death of Tomoe Ohta
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Dairy kept by Tomoe Ohta.
    
    (Press X to open)
    August 1
    When I took my father his eye medicine this evening, I saw him staring at 
    the ocean with a frown on his face. I just know he was thinking about that 
    witch. That creature! She may try, but she can’t fool us. She may look like 
    one of us, but she fears the sunlight. That witch isn’t one of us! 
    
    August 2
    Father finally came to a decision. As the head of our family, it’s up to 
    him to do what must be done. 
    
    I gave the maids a day off this morning just in case. Three years ago, some 
    outsiders unknowingly entered the confinement area and left it in ruins. 
    They have no idea how much harm they’ve caused.
    
    I will stand by my father’s side. For I am an Ohta, and it is our family’s 
    duty to protect this island. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 044 Ikuko’s Licence
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Rocky Area
    Required	/Wash ashore Yamijima Island
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Qualification:
    Maritime Forth-Class Radio Operator 
    Name: Ikuko Kifune
    DOB: November 26, 1986
    This is to certify that the individual described on the left is a licensed 
    marine radio operator authorised by the Communications Commission. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 045 Heart-shaped Letter
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Bright Win/2F Cabin Passage
    Required	/Inspect along the passage
    Notes	/It’s close to the open cabin door. 
    
    A complexly folded letter that was a popular way of communicating among 
    Middle School girls. Similar to origami, this letter was folded in the 
    shape of a heart. 
    
    (Open letter)
    
    My dearest Ichiro,
    
    You looked soooo good out there on the tennis court! As for your serve, you 
    looked fantastic!
    
    As the team manager, I’ve never been so proud! And as your girlfriend, 
    well--- let me just say that you gave me a day that I’ll remember for the 
    rest of my life!
    
    You know you’ve always been the one for me. I’m so happy that we’re 
    together now. I hope we can be this way forever and ever.
    
    But maybe that won’t be possible.
    
    There’s something that’s got me really worried, and I don’t know what to 
    do. I can’t talk to Ichiko about it, and I’m even scared about what you 
    might think.
    
    Meet at our usual place by the stairway, ok? I’ll be waiting for you.
    
    Noriko
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 046 Tournament Announcement
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Second-Class Cabin 2F
    Required	/Inspect the side of the travel bag
    Notes	/none
    
    Announcement: The 44th Middle School Prefectural Tennis Tournament
    
    Our hours of hard work and practise have finally paid off. The Kameishino 
    Middle School tennis team will be competing in the Middle School 
    Prefectural Tennis Tournament (National Preliminaries) to be held on July 
    31. 
    
    All members of the team are to meet on the school grounds on Tuesday (July 
    29th) at 7:30 a.m.m. . From there we will be departing for the tournament.
    
    We’ll be returning home – hopefully with the championship trophy in hand – 
    on Saturday (August 3rd).
    
    We’ve dreamed of winning.
    Now, we’ll make that dream come true!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 047 Passenger’s Videotape (Video)
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Entrance
    Required	/Inspect reception area’s shelves
    Notes	/you’ll have to crouch down to be able to inspect it.
    
    A videotape recorded by a passenger on the ferry. 
    
    1986/8/1
    Keiichi & Tomoko’s Memories
    
    /Transcript: 
    Keiichi: It’s nice to see that the weather’s improved. 
    Tomoko: But with the cold wind, it’s still a bit chilly.
    Keiichi: Yeah, you’re right. It looks like the ferry stopped… 
    Tomoko: I wonder what’s going on?
    Keiichi: I didn’t hear any announcement, did you?
    Tomoko: The other passenger’s seem exited about something.
    Keiichi: Really? What? Let’s go take a look.
    Ship staff: Please, everybody stay back! Over here! Keep those people away! 
    Will everybody keep back, please.
    Keiichi: Hey….? Is that a body?
    Ship Staff: I’m sorry… No cameras!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 048 Shikai News
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Third-Class Cabin 1F
    Required	/Inspect Underneath the TV
    Notes	/None
    
    Shikai News
    July 31, 1975 Evening Edition
    Yamijima Island: Closed School Burns Down!
    Arson Suspect Arrested!
    
    On July 31st, Yamijima Grade/Middle School building was burned to the 
    ground. Masumi Ushiro, 28, unemployed, no fixed address, was arrested on 
    suspicion of arson by the Prefectural police. 
    
    The suspect arrived on the island on the previous day. After gaining 
    illegal entry to the premises of the abandoned school building, he 
    allegedly set fire to some old curtains, resulting in a blaze that 
    destroyed the building. 
    
    During questioning, the suspect stated that while sleeping in one of the 
    classrooms, he was assaulted by “a dark crimson creature” and that he threw 
    his lighter at the creature to ward it off. While the investigation 
    continues, police are considering the possibility of holding the suspect 
    for psychiatric observation. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 049 Shigeru’s Apology Letter
    Character	/Shigeru Fujita
    Time	/02:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s House, LR
    Required	/Regret past mistake
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Letter of Apology
    
    To: The Chief of Police
    
    On May 3rd, 1986, in the course of investigating a burglary, a poor decision 
    on my part led to a suspect’s escape. 
    
    I deeply regret that my actions not only hindered the investigation, but 
    also tarnished the department’s public image. 
    In future, I will do everything possible to ensure that this will never 
    happen again.
    
    Please note that I will understand if any reprimand should be required for 
    my error in judgement. 
    
    May 4th, 1986
    Shigeru Fujita, Assistant Police Inspector
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 050 Scrap of History Book
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Coffee Cup Ride
    Required	/Conversation with Yuri Kishida
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Dance, maiden, dance…
    Wave the crown upon thy head…
    Watch the flames and dance ---
    
    Dance, maiden, dance…
    Ring the bells upon thine earrings…
    Ask the winds and dance…
    
    Dance, maiden, dance…
    Wave and shake thy necklace…
    Peek the water’s surface and dance…
    
    Dance, maiden, dance…
    Cast off the brooch upon thy chest…
    Imitate the head and dance…
    
    Fly, Fly messenger bird…
    Shake free from thy jewelled girdle…
    Fly in search of soil…
    
    Sway, sway the ark…
    Thy bracelet beats the rhythm…
    Sway gently, eagerly awaiting the bird…
    
    Dance, maiden, dance…
    Dance about, clad in robes divine…
    With the ark behind thee, dance…
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 051 Kastori Special DVD (Video)
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Rear Gate 
    Required	/Inspect the end of the stairs 
    Notes	/Go through the Park Rear Gate (check the map) and walk up the 
    stairs behind that gate and check the dump. 
    
    An exclusive DVD, no. 444, featuring unauthorised footage from Yamijima 
    Island, the mystery island that’s been closed to the public!
    
    UMA Sighting!
    See the Yamipikaria Cat, the bipedal leopard with the razor-sharp claws 
    stare out from the dark with glowing eyes!
    
    /Transcript:
    Yamijima Island 
    - The Cursed Underground Trench - 
    
    Voice: The following astonishing footage was provided by one of our 
    viewers. A few kids out on a dare… on an abandoned, forbidden island. Here, 
    the camera clearly catches a frightful set of eyes watching them. Did you 
    see it? (Text: Did you see it? Replay) let’s have another look. (Text: Slow 
    motion replay)
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 052 Mother’s Scale
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Front Gate
    Required	/Remove the wire from the gate
    Notes	/You get this one you complete the second mission objective of 
    this stage.
    
    A light pink scale emitting a strange, dull light. Estimating from the size 
    of the scale, it would have to come from a massive creature with a body 
    length measuring over 10 meters.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 053 Yorito’s I.D.
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Uryuga Forest
    Required	/Break off with Takeaki Misawa
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    This is to certify that the individual mentioned below is an officer of the 
    Ground Self-Defence Force.
    Chief of Staff Ground Self-Defence Force
    
    Rank: Leading Private
    Name Yorito Nagai
    
    (Press X to see letter)
    
    Dear Yorito,
     
    Congratulations on our promotion. Your father and I were so worried that 
    you might give up and come back home.
    
    We’re so proud of you!
    
    Did I tell you that I was learning how to use the… what do you call it, 
    “internet?” Like you, I’m not going to give up until I’ve mastered it!
    
    By the way, I sent a package of Mulukhiya to your quarters. Please share it 
    with your friend, Sgt. Okita, and give him our best regards. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 054 Afternoon Prince
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Fort Ruins #1
    Required	/Conversation with Shu Mikami
    Notes	/Automatic, you get it at the start of the stage
    
    The Lunch Hour Show!
    The Afternoon Prince
    
    Romance novels are big!
    
    /Transcript: 
    Heart: No matter where or when romance novels continue to capture the 
    hearts of maidens. 
    Text: Romance novels are big! 
    Heart: For these ladies, a new love story is always a welcome read! And 
    what exactly is the romance novel of their choice? Mermaid’s Tear by Shu 
    Mikami!  We’ll take a look at the world of Shu Mikami, modern missionary of 
    romance!
    Text: Suzuka’s street interview in Omotesandoh!
    Suzuka: Hi everybody! This is Suzuka coming at you live! 
    Text: street interview on Shu Mikami!  
    Suzuka: Hello! Do you recognize the gentleman in this picture?
    Girl 1: Shu Mikami?! Of course I do. I’m his biggest fan! I have all his 
    books!
    Suzuka: Well, Shu is in the studio right now. Do you have anything you’d 
    like to say to him? 
    Girl 2: I loved “Mermaid’s Tear”! I couldn’t stop crying! 
    Girl 1: I’ve been your fan forever! Love you, Shu!
    Suzuka: Looks like the Novel’s not the only thing that’s popular out here. 
    Back to the studio!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 055 Da Gama Magazine
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Fort Ruins #1
    Required	/Conversation with Shu Mikami
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Da Gama Magazine, August Issue
    Published: July 1, 2005
    
    Special issue featuring Shu Mikami’s “Mermaid’s Tear.”
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    An Exclusive Interview with Shu Mikami. 7 Keys to Understanding “Mermaid’s 
    Tear.”
    
    Shu Mikami, best-selling author of “Mermaid’s Tear” reveals his past as he 
    talks about the secrets of his latest novel and the message written between 
    the lines. 
    
    My father was an archaeologist who was smitten by the island. He decided to 
    live there with my mother, who was carrying me in her womb at the time. 
    
    After I was born, my mother passed away at sea. In that sense, “Mermaid’s 
    Tear” is almost autobiographical. 
    
    …I don’t recall much about the incident. I was told that I didn’t speak a 
    word at the time I was found. Up to that point, I saw normally, just like 
    everyone else, I think there was a lot that I lost as a result of that 
    event. 
    
    Shu Mikami’s Official Site:
    www.shu-mikami.com
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 056 UMA Fossil
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/03:00
    Place	/Fort Ruins #1/Weapon Storage #2
    Required	/Destroy the wall
    Notes	/It’s in Abe’s stage for this time. You get it by completing the 
    second mission objective. 
    
    Kanae	she told me
    The ruler died
    Her mommy was born
    Lots of them were born
    
    Shu Mikami 4 years old
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 057 Military P.R. Magazine
    Character	/Takeaki Misawa
    Time	/04:00
    Place	/Houya/Gold Mining Co. Housing
    Required	/Tormented by Trauma
    Notes	/Automatic, get this at the start of the stage.
    
    Winter Biathon Asian Tournament
    Captain Takeaki Misawa wins first place in the men’s division! 
    
    A page featuring a photo of Takeaki Misawa displaying his award. The page 
    is covered with drawings of outstretched arms. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 058 Yaminabe
    Character	/Takeaki Misawa
    Time	/04:00
    Place	/Gold Mining Co. Housing/B-104
    Required	/Inspect the kitchen
    Notes	/Only obtainable during second mission objective. Check the 
    empty place on the stove in the B-104 apartment (you can get there after 
    you blow up the door).
    
    A local speciality of Yamijima Island featuring ingredients obtained from 
    the mountain and the sea. Local etiquette recommends that the dish be 
    prepared without slicing or dicing, and that it be enjoyed under the light 
    of the moon. The delicious meal contains Yami Akebi, a delicacy that 
    induces intense euphoria which – depending on the luck of the eater – can 
    also result in a very unpleasant morning.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 059 Soji’s Cigarettes
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/04:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Ferris Wheel
    Required	/Take out a cigarette
    Notes	/Automatic, It’s in Shu’s movie stage for this time. 
    
    Okapi Milds
    
    Tar: 44mg
    Nicotine: 4.4mg
    
    There’s a light blue business card between the cellophane wrapper and the 
    pack. 
    
    (The business card)
    
    Tarot/Spiritualism/Dowsing
    Yumemi Salon
    
    Pandora’s whisper ---
    Your true self hides deep within your soul.
    
    www.yumemi-salon.com
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 060 Tsukasa’s Dog Collar
    Character	/Shigeru Fujita
    Time	/05:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Fort Ruins #1
    Required	/Inspect the tunnel
    Notes	/Inspect the place where Abe and Shu were sitting earlier (at 
    the start of the 03:00 stage). 
    
    A leather collar for large dogs with a broken buckle. Attached to the 
    collar is a dog tag with the following inscription:
    
    Tsukasa of Jilldoll
    2004/3/3
    Female
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 061 Letter to Shigeru
    Character	/Shigeru Fujita
    Time	/05:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Fort Ruins #2
    Required	/The death of Shigeru Fujita
    Notes	/Automatic, It’s from Ichiko’s movie stage for this time.
    
    Dad, I understand you’re being transferred somewhere close to your 
    hometown. I wanted to let you know that Mom and I are staying right here. 
    We won’t be going with you. 
    
    I guess that won’t really bother you, because “the job” always comes first, 
    doesn’t it? Work is all you ever think about. It’ll never go as well as it 
    does in the cop shows, you know. You need to get your head out of the 
    clouds. It seems you don’t belong in your workplace anymore. 
    
    Poor Mom’s worrying so much and working so hard she’s becoming ill…
    
    I’ve decided not to go to college. Instead, I’m going to get a job so we 
    won’t have to depend on you.
    
    Asako
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 062 Old Scroll-Chapter 2
    Character	/Yuri Kishida
    Time	/06:00
    Place	/Underworld
    Required	/Return of the Yamibito
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    And the earth was a chaotic seed, without form and void; and darkness was 
    upon the face of the deep and the creatures that crawl upon the face of the 
    waters. 
    
    And God said, let there be light: and there was light. In a state of chaos, 
    the darkness and creatures swept to the depths, away from the flooding 
    light. 
    
    And there they melded as one with the darkness.
    
    And those who failed to find shelter from the light, took form deep below 
    the surface of the water. 
    
    And for those locked in darkness, they sought to regain their place in 
    reality.
    
    Sending one of their own in the form of a maiden, they wait for the day 
    they can rise from the depths. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 063 Amusement Park Pamphlet
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/08:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Flower Plaza
    Required	/Inspect the Park Map
    Notes	/It’s at the big map beside the flower bed, close to where the 
    sniper’s standing. 
    
    YAMIJIMA AMUSEMENT PARK
    
    1 Ferris Wheel
    Hours of operation: 09:00 – 16:30
    Children: 1 ticket
    Adult: 2 tickets
    
    2 Coffee Cup
    Hours of operation: 09:00 – 16:30
    Children: 1 ticket
    Adult: 2 tickets
    
    3 Flower Plaza
    A delightful garden plaza featuring tulips in spring, sunflowers in summer, 
    and cosmos flowers in autumn.
    
    4 Fountain Plaza
    A refreshing playground for summer fun. 
    
    5 Ticket Machine
    Amusement rides require admission tickets (¥50 per ticket). 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 064 Mbembe Cola Bottle Cap
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/08:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Fountain Plaza
    Required	/Inspect the soda stand counter
    Notes	/Make sure to continue to pick them up until you get a “winner” 
    one. It’s on the counter near the fountain. 
    
    Quench your thirst with Mbembe Cola! “Space Cold War” Instant Prize Bottle 
    Caps! Peel the seal under the cap and you may be a lucky winner of one of 
    the many prizes offered in our “Space Cold War” campaign! 
    
    (Inside bottle cap)
    
    Congratulations!
    You’re a lucky winner!
    Just follow the instructions and claim your own “Space Cold War” prize!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 065 Space Cold War Poster (audio)
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/08:00
    Place	/Y. Amusement Park/Rear Gate 
    Required	/Inspect the Park Map
    Notes	/You have to have picked up Archive Item 64 and checked it 
    before you can get this one. No. 64 had to be a “winner” one. It’s beside 
    the “key” near to the rear gate. 
    
    “Space Cold War” (1972)
    Produced in Japan
    An Akinasu Films release 
    
    Political deadlock shakes the Space!
    
    The Story
    2 million light years from our solar system, Galactic Republic elections 
    are being held on the planet, Bentroh. The results are close, threatening 
    to offset the delicate political balance of the republic.
    
    To secure a majority and gain a foothold in his plans to conquer the 
    universe, the evil galactic governor, Metango, looked to the planet with 
    the casting vote. A planet called Earth. 
    
    Under pretence of galactic harmony and interstellar prosperity, the 
    governor demands the hand of Tomomillia, princess of the third planet. To 
    counter his bold move and stall for time, the controlling factions commence 
    fruitless negotiations at the highest administrative levels. With the 
    republic hanging in the balance, a final bill is proposed…
    
    About the Movie
    “Space Cold War” was a tense film with a surprise twist: the governor was 
    one of the princess’s robot servants, Kitabeppu No. 4! Way ahead of its 
    time, “Space Cold War” featured absolutely no action scenes, relying on the 
    tension of speeches and negotiations. 
    
    Needles to say, the movie was not well-received, bombing at the box office 
    after a brief four-day run. 
    
    /Transcript:
    Our manifest is to conquer the universe. The dirty negotiation is second to 
    none! I am in love with a princess in the galaxy, Tomomillia, I ill marry 
    you.  “Finally, It’s time to hold elections” I am Metango, the galactic 
    governor! 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 066 Yamijima History Book
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/08:00
    Place	/School/Stage Storeroom  
    Required	/Inspect the hand cart
    Notes	/ It’s just inside the stage storeroom, through the open front 
    door. Be wary of the shibito walking around if you’re playing on hard. 
    
    A Study of Yamijima Island Folklore/Culture/History
    The Yamijima Resaerch Group
    Spring 1963
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    The History of Yamijima Island
    
    There are a number of theories regarding the origin of the island’s name, 
    Yamijima. The island is also known as the “Isle of hate,” the “Island of 
    the Dead,” and the “Island of the Dark.” Given the isolationist nature of 
    the island’s residents, either of the names would seem appropriate in terms 
    of context.
    
    Over the years, the island residents have developed their own unique 
    folklore and customs, pretty much closing the door to outsiders. However, 
    the discovery of gold on the island has brought about a drastic change as 
    evidenced by the recent influx of outsiders from the mainland. 
    
    (the next page is torn from the document.) 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 067 Student’s Picture Dairy
    Character	/Ichiko Yagura
    Time	/08:00
    Place	/Shiofurihama/School 
    Required	/Inspect the incinerator
    Notes	/It’s actually slightly beside the incinerator.
    
    The charred remains of a picture dairy.
    
    Yamijima Grade School, 4th Grade
    Kumiko – Yukiko
    
    (X to open it)
    
    June 3
    
    Kumi,
    Yesterday was the funeral for our next-door neighbour. Did you know that 
    they stab sticks into dead bodies? Everyone on the island has a stick with 
    their name on it for their own funerals. I asked my dad why and he said 
    that if they don’t do that, then their spirit can’t go to heaven and that 
    something evil will enter their empty bodies.
    
    June 4
    
    Yuki,
    So, id you don’t have a stick, you turn into an evil spirit? I don’t have a 
    stick so that’s kind of scary. But I guess I won’t have to worry because 
    I’m leaving the island pretty soon. 
    
    I heard my mom and dad talking and they said that there’s no more gold here 
    so our family is going back to the mainland. It looks like all the other 
    kids are going back as well. I’m going to miss you Yuki, but I’ll write you 
    from the mainland!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 068 Ikuko’s Yearbook
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/11:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s House, LR 
    Required	/Conversation with Mamoru Itsuki
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Sanzu High School Yearbook 2005
    
    (press X to see photo)
    
    Photographs of school activities.
    
    There’s a photo of Ikuko Kifune with a dark expression on her face, 
    standing amongst a group of smiling students.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 069 Photo of Soji and Ryuko (first version)
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/12:00
    Place	/Yamijima/Shinari Mountain Trail 
    Required	/Remember Ryuko Tagawa
    Notes	/Automatic at the start of the stage. OBS! When you get archive 
    item no. 98 this will change, so make an extra save-file if you want to 
    keep this version. 
    
    A snapshot taken in a dimly lit room using a flashbulb. Soji Abe and Ryuko 
    Tagawa are sitting together in the photo. Contrary to Soji’s playful smile, 
    Ryuko is wearing a dark expression on her face.
    
    No. 069 Photo of Soji (second version)
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/24:00
    Place	/Yamijima Lighthouse 
    Required	/Collapse of causality
    Notes	/You will get this version of archive item 69 when you obtain 
    archive item no. 98. The previous version will disappear. 
    
    A snapshot taken in a dimly lit room using a flashbulb. There’s only Soji 
    Abe in the picture.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 070 Message Bottle
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/12:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Turtle Hole 
    Required	/Inspect articles washed ashore
    Notes	/It’s the bottle lying floating in the water, same place as 
    where Kanae saved the turtle baby. This can only be obtained during the 
    second mission objective. 
    
    Help me. 
    I’m being held in Warehouse #3 in Sanzu Harbour. If you find this note, 
    please contact the police and my family. My name is Yuri Kishida. 
    
    The woman who locked me in here left with my clothes and things. She is not 
    me! Don’t be fooled by her face! Her real face is…
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 071 Ke-uke-gen
    Character	/Takeaki Misawa
    Time	/13:00
    Place	/Fort Ruins #1/Basement 2F Corridor 
    Required	/Ignite a smoke candle in the dark
    Notes	/ It's in the small corridor between Weapon Storage #2 and #3. 
    Throw in a smoke candle and then run towards the end of the corridor and 
    inspect the end of it. This can only be done during Mission Objective 2. 
    
    Ke-uke-gen
    A ghastly apparition covered in long hair. The creature dwells in dark, 
    humid places where there’s very little sunlight. It is said that when a 
    home is haunted by this creature, the residents fall ill. Its appearances 
    are very rare and seldom witnessed. Hence, any documentation of its 
    appearance is usually written off as an “unusual event.”
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 072 Golden Ohsho
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/14:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Old Road 
    Required	/Conversation with Soji Abe
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Change your luck with the next move! 
    - Life is one big chess game - 
    Shogi (Japanese chess) traces its roots through India to Egypt, and is said 
    to have its origins in Atlantis. In the lost city, 20 warriors representing 
    a clan dressed as moving pieces and were manoeuvred on a playing field in a 
    massive coliseum as two opponents engaged in a battle of wits. 
    
    Now the power of these ancient Atlantean warriors can be yours! The Golden 
    Ohsho (King) is a unique charm that draws on the powers of El Dorado, 
    infusing the owner with uncanny luck. And now, the Golden Ohsho can be 
    yours!
    
    Get it now and change your luck forever!
    
    Designer: Nobunaga Bonaparte
    With a former model for a mother and a foreign ambassador as a father, 
    Nobunaga was raised as a gifted child. Following his achievements as a top 
    model in Paris, he tried his hand at designing. He is now a ten-time winner 
    of the Annual World Luxury Grandprix, and is currently a representative 
    director of the Geeman Ohshu Group. 
    
    “I heartly recommend this product.” Shogi Fortune-teller: Jennifer Miho “No 
    fortune-telling is complete without the purest materials and perfect gold 
    content. With the Golden Ohsho, my predictions are now 100% accurate. Tp 
    prove my point, here’s a prediction for you: The world will end next year.”
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 073 Fortune-telling File
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/14:00
    Place	/Yamijima Harbour/Old Road
    Required	/Conversation with Soji Abe
    Notes	/Automatic
    
    Name: Ryuko Tagawa
    Birthdate: 1986/11/26 (Sagittarius)
    Time of Birth: 6:44 p.m.
    Place of Birth: Sanzu City, Shikai Region
    
    Past: Torn in two. Hardship. Despair.
    Present: 	Awakening. Major change.
    	The appearance of backup support
    	-> A hoodlum?
    Future:	August  will see major movement 
    	In the stars. Beware! 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 074 Jasper Bracelet
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/14:00
    Place	/Gold Mining Co. Housing/Bldg-A 
    Required	/Inspect the entrance of Bldg-A
    Notes	/You will have to pick this up if you want to finish the second 
    mission objective.
    
    A bracelet inlaid with a blue-green stone. The initials “N.K.” are carved 
    on the inside of the bracelet. The bracelet’s catch is damaged, as if a 
    strong force pulled it apart.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 075 The Story Treasure Chest
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/14:00
    Place	/Gold Mining Co. Housing/B-303 
    Required	/Inspect the cupboard
    Notes	/The cupboard is in the second room from the door. The book lies 
    beside a TV.
    
    Scholastic Mini-Book
    “The Story Treasure Chest”
    Special Issue 1972, part 2
    
    Unbelievable!?
    Strange Phenomena From Around the World
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    The Stolen Girl
    This is a story about what happened in a small village in Japan during the 
    war. There was a young girl who went to the beach to gather some seaweed. 
    But she never returned. The family desperately searched the area. But when 
    they were unable to find her, they gave her up as a victim of the sea. 
    
    On the day of the girl’s funeral, members of the family gathered at the 
    front door where they heard a loud noise. There, they were shocked to see 
    the missing girl standing outside the door with a blank expression on her 
    face.
    
    As the girl’s relieved parents rushed to bring the girl into the house, the 
    girl’s elderly grandmother softly whispered, “No. It’s not her.” With those 
    words, the girl melted away. All that was left behind was the clothes of 
    the missing girl and a puddle of water.
    
    The grandmother explained that the sea is the home of a monster that steals 
    the appearance of the dead, and that the creature must never be welcomed 
    into the home.
    
    In the village, to this day, victims of drowning are never brought into the 
    home. Instead they are cremated and laid to rest. 
    
    (Just who was the girl they saw?!)
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 076 Time Capsule Map
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/14:00
    Place	/Gold Mining Co. Housing/Park 
    Required	/Inspect the sandbox
    Notes	/It’s actually in the corner by the sandbox in the Children’s 
    Park. You need this item to be able to fulfil the second mission objective 
    requirements for Nagai 23:00, in the Nagai 22:00 stage and to be able to 
    get archive item number 91.
    
    A map showing the location of a time capsule buried by final graduating 
    class of Yamijima Grade/Middle School.
    
    Starting at the turtle’s tail, go forward 3 steps, turn left for 5 steps, 
    then go 2 steps to the right.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 077 Vermilion Bracelet
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Bright Win /Second-Class Cabin 2F 
    Required	/Inspect the bunk
    Notes	/Only Obtainable in the second mission objective. 
    
    A bracelet imbedded with a vermillion stone. Carved on the inside of the 
    bracelet are the initials “I.Y.”
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 078 Security Monitor (video)
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Engine Control Room 
    Required	/Inspect the security monitor
    Notes	/none. 
    
    A monitor for viewing images from the security camera units located around 
    the ferry. Currently, the camera units for this monitor are feeding images 
    from locations in the passenger passageways, and one location in the crew-
    only passageway. The monitor automatically switches from camera to camera, 
    displaying the images from each area. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 079 SN-AG1999 AGE MANIAC
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Bright Win/Third-Class Cabin 1F 
    Required	/Inspect the TV stand
    Notes	/ Only Obtainable in the second mission objective. Makes 
    Kunitoris mini-game available from top menu. 
    
    A videogame console released by an overseas manufacturer, 3G MANIAX, in 
    1982. The machine featured an awesome 3D graphic chip capable of generating 
    full 3D images. However, a shabby sound chip which couldn’t produce the C, 
    D and E notes proved to be the machine’s downfall.
    
    Several games were released on the platform and are still sought after by 
    game collectors.
    
    (Press X to check Kunitoris)
    
    A review of “Kunitoris”
    3G MANIAX’s launch title for the Japanese market is a hybrid game combining 
    Shogun feudal wars with puzzle action. Unfortunately, the idea of matching 
    titles to conquer territories fails to generate any of the excitement 
    associated with war simulations. Rating: 6 points.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 080 Ryuhei’s Notebook
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Aonoku Settl./Mikami’s Kitchen  
    Required	/Inspect the refrigator
    Notes	/ You need to find the “backdoor keys” in the flower pot in the 
    front yard of Mikami’s House before you can enter the kitchen. Watch out 
    for Ryuhei’s who’s patrolling the area. 
    
    July 29th
    Decided to remove Yamijima artefact B.54 from my records of the digs. 
    Unearthed eastern grid the artefact differs from the other relics. To date, 
    I’ve been unable to determine the materials, the period, the style or any 
    other identifying characteristics. Could it be a modern piece of work that 
    somehow got mixed in with other relics? Or is it some sort of prank or 
    hoax? At this point, I can’t accept this piece as an official artefact of 
    the dig.
    
    July 30th 
    Kanae’s resemblance to my wife is uncanny. Even my son, Shu, who’s never 
    seen his mother seems taken by her. I know this is all wrong, but I can’t 
    bring myself to do anything about the situation. 
    
    July 31st
    Somebody smashed the rear window again. How can they be so blinded by their 
    customs? Maybe this is the only way they can express their anger at the 
    developers who’ve polluted their waters. I was never accepted even from the 
    very first day I arrived on this island. The hatred that the islanders feel 
    towards outsiders is something that will probably never change in the years 
    to come.
    
    (Press X to see photo)
    
    Photo of Ryuhei Mikami’s late wife, found between the pages of his 
    notebook. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 081 Ryuhei’s Research Notes
    Character	/Akiko Kiyota
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl. 
    Required	/Hear the call of Shu Mikami
    Notes	/ You get this automatically while completing mission objective 
    1.
    
    Mekkoju
    Individuals born on the island are gicen a branch from a holy tree called 
    “mekkoju.” The name of the newborn is carved into the branch and offered up 
    in a unique ceremony.
    
    According to ancient writings, the Mekkoju itself does not exist, although 
    its branches do. The ceremony for finding the branches in Shinari Mountain 
    is referred to as “The Mekkoju Walk.”
    
    For generations, the head of the Ohta family has been responsible for 
    finding the branches and granting then to the island’s newborn.
    
    This faith surrounding the Mekkoju seems to be a variation of the belief 
    that holy trees are capable of cleansing evil and unclean things. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 082 Photo of Father and Son
    Character	/Unknown
    Time	/15:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Aonoku Settl.  
    Required	/Cleanse the soul of Ryuhei Mikami
    Notes	/ You get this when completing the first mission objective of 
    Akiko Kiyota’s 15:00 stage.
    
    Looking for treasure with daddy
    
    Shu Mikami 4 years old
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 083 Atlantis Special Issue
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/18:00
    Place	/Shinari Mountain/Pylon #4
    Required	/Conversation with Yorito Nagai
    Notes	/ You get this at the start of Yorito Nagai’s 18:00 Stage.
    
    Latest Observation Result Hints at the Existence of a Parallel Universe!
    
    Have you ever imagined the existence of a world other then the one we live 
    in?
    
    The idea that there is another world beyond ours that looks pretty much the 
    same is referred to be the term “parallel universe.”
    
    The number of these worlds are said to be equivalent to the alternative 
    paths that were not treaded in our world.
    
    Recently, the existanvce of a parallel universe was suggested by the latest 
    space observation results. 
    
    Arguing the existence of a parallel universe may seem bizarre to some. 
    However, when taking into account the relationship of time and space, and 
    the very fact that we are here in this “reality,” there is clearly a link 
    that may reveal the very mysteries of life!
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 084 Pylon Drawings
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/18:00
    Place	/Shinari Mountain/Pylon #4 
    Required	/Inspect the wall of Office Bldg. 
    Notes	/ In Yorito Nagai’s 18:00 stage, while playing as Mamoru, check 
    the wall in the room where you beat Tomoe.
    
    Drawings rendered by the crew involved in the pylon’s construction. This 
    strange phenomenon in which these individuals drew the same image at the 
    same time resulted in a certain degree of uneasiness among the personnel.
    
    This sort of event wherein coincidence seems to be related to the extent of 
    being on the same order as causality is referred to by the psychological 
    term, “synchronicity.”
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 085 Dog Whistle
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/19:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge/Breakroom Storeroom 
    Required	/Encounter Shu Mikami’s spirit
    Notes	/ You have to get this one to finish mission objective 2.
    
    Dog whistle carried by Shu Mikami. The whistle emits high frequency 
    soundwaves that can only be heard by canines. It is commonly used to issue 
    “silent” commands to dogs. To the average ear, the whistle sounds like a 
    faint breeze. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 086 Soji’s Lighter
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/19:00
    Place	/Y. Gold Dredge/Near Guardhouse 
    Required	/Use dog whistle to call Tsukasa
    Notes	/ You get this automatically when finishing the second mission 
    objective.
    
    Soji Abe’s favourite vintage oil lighter. The surface, which features an 
    engraving of some sort of fiery character, is marred by burns and traces of 
    bite marks. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 087 Yamijima Folklore
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/20:00
    Place	/Pylon #4/Mine Tower Storeroom 
    Required	/Inspect the desk
    Notes	/ It’s on the desk beside the shelf where you find the gun
    
    A collection of Yamijima Folklore
    Compiled by the Yamijima Folklore Research Group. 
    Published 1967.
    
    (Press X to open)
    
    A creeping evil on the beach
    
    An old woman on the island relates the tale of an impoverished couple who 
    lived on the shores of Aonoku. One day, the pregnant wife wandered out to 
    the beach to wait for her husband’s return. Heedless of a warning handed 
    down by generations of islanders in which a cursed child would be born of 
    any pregnant woman who is touched by the sea, she stepped into the waters 
    as she waited for her husband. 
    
    Hearing of her transgression, her husband was furious! The wife was advised 
    by the certain member of the Ohta family that her newborn child should be 
    dismembered, sealed in a barrel, and buried in hallowed ground. 
    
    The wife ignored the advice. 
    
    As the infant grew, the mark of the defiled appeared on the child’s skin. 
    To save the child, that certain Ohta family member performed a ceremony 
    using the holy tree to exorcise the child. Shortly thereafter, the mark of 
    the defiled faded from view, cast to the winds. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 088 Mamoru’s Digital Camera
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/20:00
    Place	/Shinari Mountain/Pylon #4 
    Required	/Inspect the Office Bldg Storeroom
    Notes	/ You get this automatically when completing the second mission 
    objective.
    
    Pedegon “Ogo Pogo” Digital Camera GW-C99Z
    
    Featuring a 21mm-160mm Tridest optical zoom lens and Muse Engine II for 
    clear resolution and rich colour expression. 
    
    Easy to handle, water-proof, and solidly constructed for the active 
    photographer. 
    
    (Press X to view number 44 of 150)
    
    A photo image of Mamoru Itsuki taken at Sanzu Harbour. The picture was 
    taken by pointing the camera at himself, and shows a girl in a red cardigan 
    and a fisherman with a vacuous expression on his face in the background.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 089 Mamoru’s Notebook 
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/21:00
    Place	/Shinari Mountain/Pylon #4 
    Required	/Reconcile with Ikuko Kifune
    Notes	/ You get this automatically from Ikuko Kifune’s 21:00 movie 
    stage.
    
    2005/7/29
    Company granted my business trip request. My first sole assignment: 
    Yamijima Island! I’m tense and excited. Unable to sleep.
    
    2005/8/1
    I never thought I’d see that dream again. Why do I have to worry like this? 
    I feel like I’m an exceptionally cold person. Maybe the dream’s a result of 
    stress from all this tension. I’ve got to make this assignment a success. 
    
    (Press X to check letter)
    
    Dear Mamoru,
    
    I used to think you were different. Unlike everybody else, you didn’t 
    ignore me. But I guess you were no different after all. 
    
    Just like them, you thought the bruise on my chest was gross, didn’t you? 
    That really hurt… 
    
    But I guess I should at least thank you for being nice up to now.
    
    Goodbye.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 090 The Ohta Family Code
    Character	/Mamoru Itsuki
    Time	/22:00
    Place	/Pylon #4/Ohta’s House
    Required	/Inspect the alcove
    Notes	/ Only Obtainable in the second mission objective. It’s on the 
    same side as the annaki remain but further into the building. 
    
    The task of protecting Yamijima Island is the duty of the Ohta family. It 
    is up to the members of said family to keep to the following:
    
    - Never desecrate the hallowed land.
    - Be not tempted by those who fear the light for they be the instruments of 
    the ancient ones.
    - Forbid those with child from entering the sea.
    - Carve the name of the newborn on the Mekkoju branch.
    - Conduct funerals using the Mekkoju branch. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 091 Time Capsule
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/22:00
    Place	/Shiofurihama/School Playground 
    Required	/Locate the buried time capsule 
    Notes	/ You need to have archive item 76 before you get this one. 
    Follow the instructions of that item to find this one. (Starting at the 
    turtle’s tail, go forward 3 steps, turn left for 5 steps, then go 2 steps 
    to the right.)
    
    The “time capsule” is a vinyl bucket packed with toys and other junk. The 
    mud that’s seeped into the container over the years smells stagnant and 
    foul. For the school kids who buried the capsule, each item was meant to be 
    a treasured memory, but none of the contents appear to be so.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 092 Annaki
    Character	/Kanae
    Time	/22:00
    Place	/Singularity 
    Required	/Self-inflicted by Annaki Remains
    Notes	/You automatically get this while doing Mamoru Itsuki’s second 
    22:00 stage.
    
    Big 	heavenly fish		Die
    
    All bones 		Dust
    
    Small	Many fish 		Born
    
    Deciphered words from sentences based on an unknown language. No other 
    existing records. Genuine or fake?
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 093 Photo of Shu and Kanae
    Character	/Shu Mikami
    Time	/23:00
    Place	/Singularity 
    Required	/Reunite with Kanae
    Notes	/Automatic, you get it from Mamoru Itsuki’s 23:00 movie stage.
    
    I love Kanae so much
    I hope she stays with us forever and ever
    
    Shu Mikami 4 years old
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 094 National Sports
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/23:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island/Shiofurihama
    Required	/Inspect the ship’s name
    Notes	/none.
    
    National Sports
    August 7, 2003
    Japanese Bermuda Traingle?
    Hanumaru Missing!
    
    Hanumaru, a tuna boat fishing off the coast of Yamijima Island disappeared 
    at 4:40 a.m. on August 6, adding yet another chapter to the mysterious 
    disappearances that have plagued that particular area of the sea. 
    
    In 1976, the entire population of the island disappeared following the 
    night when the island was plunged in darkness by a severed undersea cable. 
    In 1986, the Bright Win passenger liner went missing. Given these 
    incidents, many have come to refer to the waters off the coast of Yamijima 
    Island as Japan’s Bermuda Triangle.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 095 Old Scroll-Chapter 3
    Character	/Otoshigo
    Time	/23:00
    Place	/Underwater
    Required	/Rise up from the deep
    Notes	/Automatic.
    
    The Denizen of the Deep
    
    Otoshigo is one of the ancient entities that escaped into the ocean depths. 
    Though it screamed to its fellow, who sought shelter deep underground, its 
    call went unanswered. The grief-stricken cries of the Otoshigo shakes the 
    seas, bringing disaster and misfortune to any who wander in its path. 
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 096 Letter to Ikuko
    Character	/Ikuko Kifune
    Time	/24:00
    Place	/Shinari Mountain/Pylon #4
    Required	/Return to reality
    Notes	/You get this automatically when you get the Mamoru ending.
    
    Dear Ikuko, 
    
    Congratulations on your graduation from high school.
    
    I know I haven’t been much of a mother to you, and I can only apologise.
    
    As you may know, I moved to Tokyo right after you were born, and was barely 
    able to squeeze out a living for myself. The best I could do at the time 
    was to take Ryuko with me.
    
    But that’s really no excuse, is it?
    
    The other day, I was going through some old boxes and came across a torn 
    picture of the two of you together when you were little girls. I’m sure you 
    were always on Ryuko’s mind. I’ve enclosed the remaining half of the 
    photograph with this letter.
    
    Now more then ever, I sincerely regret separating you from your twin 
    sister.
    
    I’m really worried about her. She’s still missing, and nobody’s heard from 
    her at all. 
    
    Should she show up at your door, please let me know right away.
    
    Sincerely,
    Mom
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 097 Yamibito’s Picture Dairy
    Character	/Yorito Nagai
    Time	/24:00
    Place	/Unknown
    Required	/Unknown
    Notes	/You get this automatically when you get Yorito Nagai’s ending.
    
    A picture diary containing an odd drawing and diagram.
    
    (The text reads: “A scary monster fell from the sky”)
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 098 National Times
    Character	/Soji Abe
    Time	/24:00
    Place	/Yamijima Lighthouse
    Required	/Collapse of causality 
    Notes	/You get this when you watch Soji Abe’s ending. You get the 
    ending when you complete all other 99 archive items except this one. 
    
    National Times
    August 1, 2005 Evening Edition
    Man Beaten To Death
    Roommate Sought for Questioning
    
    …around 4 p.m., the body of a beaten man was found in an apartment in 
    Tokyo’s Shinjuku District. An employee of a local restaurant, the man was 
    identified as 33-year-old Ichiro Nakajima. The body was found by Nakajima’s 
    employer who went to his apartment room when Nakajima failed to return 
    during working hours. The restaurant owner called the local authorities 
    when he discovered a suspicious woman in the apartment where Nakajima was 
    lying face down in a pool of blood, his head badly beaten.
    
    A warrant was issued for the murder suspect, Noriko Kifune (33), an 
    unemployed woman, who refused to accompany the police for questioning, and 
    escaped the scene of the crime.
    
    Further investigation revealed that Kifune had residing with the victim for 
    about a year in the same apartment room where Nakajima met with his 
    untimely death. Neighbours also reported that the two were heard arguing on 
    the previous night of the incident.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 099 Missing Person Poster
    Character	/Unknown
    Time	/33:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island
    Required	/Wander the Netherworld
    Notes	/You get this by playing the extra 33:00 stage, which become 
    available when completing the game (i.e. all the regular playable 
    missions).
    
    Missing!
    Kyoya Suda was last seen leaving home, riding on a foldable mountain bike 
    on August 2, 2003 (Saturday). Mr. Suda remains missing.
    
    Name: Kyoya Suda
    Birthdate: July 26, 1987 (16 yrs. Old)
    Blood type: 0
    Height: 170cm
    Weight: 60kg
     Last seen wearing a moss-green short sleeved shirt over a white tee-shirt, 
    jeans, and white sneakers. 
    
    If you have any information or may have seen Kyoya, please contact the 
    local authorities or Police Headquarters at the number listed below.
    
    ===================================================================
    
    No. 100 Portable Stereo Player (audio)
    Character	/Kyoya Suda
    Time	/33:00
    Place	/Yamijima Island
    Required	/Wander the Netherworld
    Notes	/ You get this by playing the extra 33:00 stage, which become 
    available when completing the game (i.e. all the regular playable 
    missions).
    
    Portable headphone stereo cassette player (playback only). 
    
    
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    CREDITS AND DISCLAIMER
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    This Guide was written over a year from now when I’m doing the touch ups. 
    I’m terribly sorry that I don’t remember all names But I need to say thanks 
    to the Siren 2 Gamefaqs Board regulars who helped me out when the game was 
    new. You probably know who you are. 
    
    Also thanks to Shin at http://homepage3.nifty.com/shin3/ for making 
    speedruns that could be used for references when I had no idea were an item 
    was. 
    
    And of course SCEJ and SCEE for making and brining the game over to Europe. 
    
    
    All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their 
    respective trademark and copyright holders.
    
    All Transcipts and notes in the FAQ has been written down by me, but 
    frankly you can reuse it as much as you like since it’s just what’s already 
    been said in the game. 
    
    And thanks to you for actually using this guide ;)
    
    /Eleanore aka. Yuiko