The witches are coming west!
Are you a fan of the Little Witch Academia anime? Well, we have some good news for you. Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time, the side-scrolling action-RPG based off of the anime, is slated to release in the West sometime in early 2018; Bandai Namco announced the news during Anime Expo 2017.
You’ll be able to play as the main character of the anime, Akko, and explore her magical academy with her best friends, Sucy and Lotte. Here’s a synopsis of the game, straight from Bandai Namco themselves:
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time is a heart-pounding 3D action RPG beat ‘em up featuring an original storyline carved from the popular anime series by Studio Trigger, a Tokyo-based anime production company; now streaming exclusively on Netflix.
Having been inspired by a famous witch named Shiny Chariot, an ordinary girl named Atsuko (Akko) Kagari enrolls at Luna Nova Magical Academy, a prestigious school for young girls training to become witches. Before starting summer vacation, Akko and her new classmates find out about an inexplicable phenomenon at Luna Nova caused by the Seven Wonders, which has been passed down for several centuries. Now it’s up to Akko as she takes on the adventure to unravel the mystery surrounding the Seven Wonders.
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time features main characters from the anime and original storylines for players to explore as they make their way through Luna Nova Magical Academy.
You can check out the initial reveal trailer for the Japanese release right here:
A+ Games ‘Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time’ will be launching in the Americas in early 2018 for PS4 and PC via Steam.