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Namco Bandai Games began streaming a new commercial for its Makai Ouji: Devils and Realist - Dairi-Ō no Hihō (The Secret Treasure of the Acting Ruler) Nintendo 3DS game on Thursday. The game includes a completely original scenario about a hidden Egyptian treasure, as well as new characters. The video features Jun Fukuyama as Kevin.
Takuma Terashima, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Tetsuya Kakihara, and Takuya Eguchi will be reprising their roles as Dantalion, Sitori (Sytry), Camio, and William Twining from the anime series. Yoshimasa Hosoya and Tomokazu Sugita are also joining the cast as Rashild (the son of an Egyptian diplomat) and Heidal (a young man shrouded in mystery), respectively.
The game will be released in standard and limited edition versions on September 26. The limited edition will retail for 7,980 yen (about US$81) and comes in a tin with artwork by the series' manga artist Utako Yukihiro. It include the game, a drama CD, and a booklet with interviews from the game's staff and cast. The standard edition will retail for 5,980 yen (US$61).