The upcoming SRPG, Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord, will be published by Atlus and is slated for release this October.
To build up the hype for this title, Atlus sent out an email blast today announcing a 31-page, full color art book for the game including character sketches and background drawings. The official Tears to Tiara II website has also been officially launched and you can check it out here.
Atlus also released more information about the in-game characters themselves.
The sole survivor of Hispania’s royal bloodline. A reserved and kind boy. His father, an Imperial noble and governor of the province, was killed seven years ago for the crime of plotting a rebellion. As the son of a traitor, Hamil has lived under the Empire’s watch ever since.In order to overthrow the Empire, Hamil lives under the guise of a weak and cowardly boy, but in truth, he is a composed tactician. He has inherited his father’s will and is waiting for an opportunity to destroy the Empire and earn Hispania’s independence. His secret, furtive desires summon Tarte.
- TarteA girl from the spirit world. The goddess of prosperity and war who has been worshipped since ancient times. Though called a deity, she is in truth a daughter of the elf tribe, who walked the earth before mankind.She may sometimes be arrogant for a goddess, but is compassionate and direct. Every day, she wishes to become a wise and benevolent goddess who teaches and guides mankind. She has been with Hamil’s family for ages and, in accordance with his wishes, decides to help fight against the Empire.Due to her lengthy stay in the spirit world, she has strong aspirations for the earth and is full of curiosity.
- KleitoThe caretaker of the fortress-city of Tartessos. Despite her appearance, Kleito isn’t human, but a daughter of the strongest and wisest of all ancient beings: the dragon tribe. The few who know her true identity address her as the dragon god.Although she tends to keep quiet, she is intellectual and excels as a caretaker. And though she is well-versed in ancient folklore, she does not speak about the secrets of the dragons.
A martial-arts instructor of a vocational school. As Enneads’s aid, Monomachus teaches the village children. When he was younger, he was known as the strongest warrior in Hispania, and even after he retired from the battlefield, he served as an advisor to the late governor.Monomachus values earnest fortitude and valor, and often favors military action.
- DaphnisA former slave who works as Elissa’s servant. Daphnis was bought by Elissa’s family at an early age and freed, and now willfully waits upon Elissa. As her bodyguard, he dresses as a girl in order to follow Elissa wherever she goes.
Although indecisive and timid, Daphnis shadows Elissa-who often finds herself in dangerous situations due to her personality-and assists her in whatever way he can.
Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord will be made exclusively available for the PS3 and is slated for release on 11 October.