The Ota Route, marked as the Red Route on the flowchart, and referred to as Branch AAA by fans, is a route featured in AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES.
The Ota Route is a branch of the story focused on solving the New Cyclops Serial Killings, particularly the kidnapping and attempted murder of Iris Sagan and Ota Matsushita. It also places a heavy focus on the Matsushita family's past.
Ota END is the first Normal Ending of the game, based on the order of achievements. The flowchart's Red Route is the longest colored route in the game, since it starts at the very beginning of the flowchart.
Chapters in this Route
- Day 1: Friday – sigAI
- SINKIN' IN THE BRaiN
- Day 2: Saturday – saikAI
- PSYNCIN' IN THE PaiN (Branch A)
- Day 2: Saturday – meikAI
- Day 3: Sunday – syokubAI
- PSYNCIN' IN THE VaiN (Branch A)
- Day 3: Sunday – rihAI
- Day 4: Monday – youdAI
- PSYNCIN' IN THE SWaiN (Branch A)
- Day 4: Monday – jikAI
- Day 5: Tuesday – zugAI
- PSYNCIN' IN THE SUSTaiN
- Day 5: Tuesday – syokuzAI