Today Koei Tecmo announced a surprise for fans of manga and anime, especially if they also love the Atelier series. Fairy Tail is coming in video game form.
The game will be released for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in 2020.
Simply titled “Fairy Tail,” this new brand new JRPG is being developed by Gust, well known for the Atelier series and other recent games like Blue Reflection.
If you’re not familiar with Fairy Tail, it’s a fantasy manga by Hiro Mashima serialized on Weekly Shounen Jump from 2006 to 2017.
As with most popular manga, it also spawned a long-running anime TV series, OVAs, and even theatrical movies.
Below you can check out an official description directly from the press release.
“A brand-new magical JRPG in development by GUST Studios, based on Hiro Mashima’s best-selling Japanese manga of the same name. This enchanting new title marks the first ‘FAIRY TAIL’ game to launch on home console in the West, allowing series fans and newcomers alike to join in and experience the beloved narrative that has captivated people from around the globe for over a decade.
Demons, dark wizards, dragons, and cats. You’ll find it all as you start your journey in the land of Fiore and play through the adventures of Natsu Dragneel and Lucy Heartfilia as well as other eccentric members of the FAIRY TAIL mage guild on a fun-filled and thrilling quest. GUST Studios is creating the game under the supervision of author Hiro Mashima, promising a faithful recreation for the FAIRY TAIL world and its unusual inhabitants, including everything from magic to its iconic characters.”
More information about Fairy Tail has been promised for Tokyo Game Show 2019, which happens next week.
While you wait, you can enjoy the trailer below.