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2nd Mysterious Joker 3DS Promo Previews More Gameplay

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
First copies of game shipping June 25 to come with new manga by original creator

Bandai Namco Games began streaming a new promotional video for its upcoming Kaitō Joker: Toki o Koeru Kaitō to Ushinawareta Hōseki (Mysterious Joker: The Phantom Thief Who Crosses Time & the Lost Gem) Nintendo 3DS game inspired by Hideyasu Takahashi's Kaito Joker manga and anime adaptation.

The video shows the features of the game, including using the microphone to blow away obstacles.

The game will star both Joker and Hachi as they adventure together, solving puzzles with various clues and tools, including Joker's Image Gum and Joker Vision. The "epiphany phantom thief action" game is scheduled to be released in Japan on June 25 for the retail price of 5,210 yen (about US$44). First copies of the game will come bundled with an brand new original manga by original creator Hideyasu Takahashi titled Kaito Joker: Tokubetsu-hen (Mysterious Joker: Special Chapter.)

Hideyasu Takahashi is serializing the manga in Monthly Corocoro Comics. The manga won the children's category of the 58th Shogakukan Manga Awards in 2013. It inspired the first season of the anime, which Crunchyroll began streaming last October. The second season was announced last December, and premiered on April 6.


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