Fatal Frame is a survival horror single-player game for PlayStation 2 and was released in 2002, being developed by Tecmo. The story takes place in 1986. A famous novelist, Junsei Takamine, is missing for research for his next novel and the journalist, Mafuyu, thinks something is wrong and decides to visit the Himuro Mansion. He finds notes left by Junsei and his team and decides to investigate. While his brother Mafuyu -journalist off in search of the writer- gives no sign of life for several days, Miku Hinasaki decides to stay at Himuro Mansion.