I listen to a decent amount of audiobooks and I’ll occasionally miss a one-off description of something important. I was wondering if there are projects to add a visual component to audiobooks? Official or fan-made it doesn’t matter. If it does exist what would I search for to find something like this?

Maybe a video with AI generated images and the listener is required to supply their own audiobook or something like that.

I feel like I have seen this done with the Bible several times.


Edit: It seems like the answer is no.

People have suggested movies, VNs, and point and click games but that’s more than what I am after. All I really want is something that accompanies the audio that can occasionally act as a quick reference. If you are still have trouble imagining what I am talking about think of an audio-only podcast that is uploaded to Youtube. They might add a photo in post to accompany what they are talking about but you can still enjoy it without the visual aspect.

I thought there might be a group of people on Youtube doing this with AI images or an audiobook publisher commissioning art to do this.

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    One of (or both of?) The dudes from Mars Volta wrote a book that comes with both an accompanying audio reading of the book with music in the background, and an art book you’re meant to follow along with. I forgot what it’s called; one of my friends from years ago had it when he got super into the band. It’s pretty trippy though. IIRC, it’s like a tribute to one of their friends that had died.