5pb has announced that a new Steins;Gate novel is set to release this August 29.
The novel is titled “Steins;Gate -The Committee of Antimatter” and it will take place six years after the events of the Steins;Gate visual novel. It will be written by Choshiro Miwa based on Naotaka Hayashi’s scenario. Tadasu Yoshida will be doing the illustrations.
The novel takes place in 2016 in Akihabara on the Steins;Gate timeline. After graduating college, Okabe industrializes the “Future Gadget Laboratory,” but in fact, Daru is the one earning all the income and Okabe earns a living accepting detective-like requests. One day, the building owner’s daughter Nae asks Okabe to investigate her father, who she says is acting strange. However, Okabe remembers his experiences from the other timelines, and is worried. However, before he can think any further, he encounters Suzuha, a girl who should not exist on the Steins;Gate timeline.