Gaming in Japan Today, April 15, 2013

Today In Japan, April 15, 2013

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New information on the new Atelier game has come up, more games for fans of shounen games, and a new dakimakura cover for collectors.

  • New characters and artists for the BGM of Echa & Logy no Atelier ~Tasogare no Sora no Renkinjutsushi~.  The game’s release date is planned to be on 6/27/13 for PS3.
  • The release date for the 3DS title Danbooru Senki Super Custom W has been set to release on 6/27/13.  New screenshots have also been release and can be viewed on the game’s website here.
  • A mysterious site put up by Sega as viewed here, seems to have something to do with one of Japan’s favorite music idols.  With little more than a date given, there is no telling what they have in store for us as of this time. Stay tuned.
  • 3DS game Youkai Watch has been announced to release on 7/11/13.
  • Photographs of the Steins;Gate maid cafe collaboration can be viewed in this article.
  • A dakimakura cover featuring the character Homura from the anime Senran Kagura has been announced to go on sale on 6/21/13.  However, as those who are familiar with buying goods form Japan will attest to, the only way to get one for sure is to preorder.  The pre-order deadline is on 5/31/13.  The cover itself will go on sale for 9450 Yen (roughly $97 USD) and the limited edition which includes a themed phone card for 10500 Yen (roughly $108 USD).
  • As seen in this article, a few new manga based on the PS2/PSP game Amagami series will be published.

Source: 4Gamer and Famitsu

Grant MikuriyaToday In Japan, April 15, 2013

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