JP News (Apr. 18): Famitsu previews (incl. Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2) / Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker

Today’s Japanese news: latest batch of Famitsu previews (including one for Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2), but also…

  • Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker
  • The Alliance Alive
  • Monster Hunter


This week, the following will be showcased in Famitsu magazine:

  • The Snack World: TreJarers (Nintendo 3DS, releasing on July 13th in Japan), Layton’s Mystery Journey: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy (Nintendo 3DS, releasing on July 20th in Japan), and Yo-kai Watch 3 (Nintendo 3DS, already available), with 13 pages dedicated to all 4 games, and including an interview with Akihiro Hino;
  • Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax (Nintendo 3DS, releasing on April 27th in Japan), with a special article and a 30-page booklet, a retrospective of the series, an interview, and more;
  • Senran Kagura (Nintendo Switch, no release window) and Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Nintendo Switch, releasing on January 20th in Japan, January 21st in Europe, and January 25th in North America), with an interview of Kenichiro Takaki and more;
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Nintendo 3DS, releasing on April 20th in Japan, and May 20th in Europe and North America);
  • Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (Nintendo 3DS, releasing on August 3rd in Japan), along with a recap of the announcements from the Ace Attorney 15th Anniversary livestream from yesterday.

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine is releasing this Wednesday in Japan.

Source: Famitsu (1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5)

Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker

Here’s the recording of the segment dedicated to Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker, from last week’s episode of Denjin Getcha:

Minna de WaiWai! Spelunker (Switch) comes out on April 20th in Japan.

The Alliance Alive

Earlier today, FuRyu posted some pictures of a recording session for the Alliance Alive soundtrack (composed by Masashi Hamauzu):

The Alliance Alive (3DS) comes out on June 22nd in Japan.

Monster Hunter

Here’s some pictures for two metal model kits for the Monster Hunter series, based on the Rathalos and the Khezu (releasing on June 15th in Japan):

Speaking of Monster Hunter, here’s the cover and some preview pages for the 4 Monster Hunter XX data books releasing tomorrow (on April 18th) in Japan:

Source: Famitsu / Gamer


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