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Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists Game's Video Previews Theme Song

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Game ships in Japan on January 31, in the West in March

Gust began streaming an "avant-title movie" promotional video for its Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World game on Tuesday. The video features the theme song "Alchemia" performed by Mitsuki Nakae.

The game will ship for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo Switch in Japan on January 31 after a delay from December 13. The game will ship in North America on March 26 and in Europe on March 29. The Western release was previously slated for this winter.

The Japanese 20th anniversary box edition (seen below) will include a DLC Wilbell costume, visual book, Sound Archives CD, B2-size poster with special illustration, mini metal clear poster, set of 50 character tin badges, deluxe acrylic stand Nelke figure, and extra-large poster with special illustration. The Premium Box edition will bundle a download code for a Nelke costume, visual book, Sound Archives CD, B2-size poster with special illustration, and a mini metal clear poster. The first copies will offer DLC including two background music packs, a Gust-chan character, an Atelier 20th anniversary house, and The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book statue.

The Western collector's edition will be exclusive to the NIS America online store in North America and Europe. The set will contain a hardcover artbook, the game's official soundtrack, a cloth poster, an acrylic standee featuring the main character Nelke, and a collector's box.

KOEI Tecmo describes the game:

Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World puts players in the shoes of Nelke von Lestamm, a young noblewoman who has always been fascinated by the ancient legend of the Sage of Granzweit; a tale of the Granzweit Tree which is said to bestow great power upon those whom discover it. As she grew up and learned her skills were not in alchemy, she studied hard to become a government official and help those around her. The day Nelke is set to graduate the academy, however, her life changes forever as she hears a rumour that the tree can be found within her father's lands near the small village of Westwald. Her father grants her permission to search for it on one condition – that she becomes governor of the area and develops Westwald into a prosperous city.

NOCO, the character designer from Atelier Sophie and Atelier Firis, returns as the character designer for the game. Mitsuki Nakae performs the game's theme song "Alchemia."

Sources: Gust's YouTube channel, MoCa News


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