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Idols And Demons Clash In New Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Teaser


μ’s called, they’re staying far away from this part of Shibuya!

Nintendo’s marketing train for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE continues to charge forward. With the game’s release set for June 24, the company has been releasing teasers which highlight the title’s plot and battle system.

Yesterday, the Big N released a two-minute teaser that offers an overview of the game’s plot. The promo features Reincarnation by Nanjou Yoshino as a backing track.

On May 20, the company released a battle overview teaser, which features totes-not-a-random-actor DJ Master Seal delivering an overview of the game’s combat. The teaser’s packed with awkward slang, like “stay woke” and “going high-key.”

In other news, we may have just learned the fate of Lenny Wosniak:

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is a pseudo cross-over between Atlus’s Persona series and Nintendo’s Fire Emblem franchise. The title was developed by Atlus with Mitsuru Hirata (Atlus, Radiant Historia), Eiji Ishida (Atlus, Shin Megami Tensei IV, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne), and Kaori Ando (Nintendo, Fossil Fighters Frontier) directing the project.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions Sharp FE Boxart 001 - 20160423Fumitaka Yano (Atlus), toi8 (.hack//The Movie, Maoyu), and Hideo Minaba (CyDesignation) served as artists on the project. Yano served as Art Director, while toi8 provided character designs.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE was released in Japan on December 26, 2015. In its début week, the 26,340 units to place at 14th place. The game disappeared from charts the next week.

Nintendo will ship the project in North America on June 24. The project will use the Japanese audio track with English text and subtitles. On Thursday, Game Informer reported that Atlus will localize the game. Nintendo told the publication that Atlus will handle the project “in a way that is consistent with the localization work they do on games they publish,” adding that “it was a priority to ensure the game feels familiar and appeals to longtime Atlus fans.” Nintendo also noted that “Any changes made to the in-game content were due to varying requirements and regulations in the many different territories Nintendo distributes its products.”

The game’s voice cast includes:

  • Itsuki Aoi: Ryohei Kimura
  • Tsubasa Oribe: Inori Minase
  • Toma Akagi: Yuki Ono
  • Kiria Kurono: Yoshino Nanjō
  • Eleonora Yumizuru: Ayane Sakura
  • Mamori Minamoto: Kaori Fukuhara
  • Chrom: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Caeda: Saori Hayami
  • Kain: Toshiki Masuda
  • Tharja: Kana Akutsu
  • Virion: Hiromichi Kogami
  • Draug: Ryota Takeuchi
  • Maiko Shimazaki: Ami Koshimizu
  • Barry Goodman: Yūichi Nakamura
  • Tiki: Sumire Morohoshi

Sources: YouTube (Nintendo)

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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