Nintendo and Koei Tecmo have jointly announced during the Japanese version of today's Nintendo Direct Mini that the visual novel-style adventure game Buddy Mission: Bond will launch on Switch next year.

Featuring characters designed by Yusuke Murata (One Punch Man, Eyeshield 21), the game combines 2D story sequences with 3D segments and revolves around picking two members of Team Bond and controlling their actions as they infiltrate various hideouts to investigate shadowy forces.

The Japanese release is pencilled in for January 29th, 2021, and the game is expected to retail for in 7,128 yen. There's no word on a western release at present.