Smile Base Cafe has announced a collaboration with Gust and Liden Films for the Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout anime adaptation.
Set to occur in Ikebukuro, Shinsaibashi, and Sakae, Nagoya, Japanese fans can greet those areas at various specified times. The information hub links for each location are listed below, alongside the dates they apply with this collaboration:
- Ikebukuro – November 18 through December 7
- Shinsaibashi – December 14 through December 30
- Sakae, Nagoya – January 6 through January 21
This collaboration will occur on a first-come-first-serve basis with reservations recommended, though if one arrives without a reservation and open seating is available, they’ll be allowed in. The exact featured merchandise hasn’t been detailed, but thorough schedules of each cafe are included via the hyperlinks listed above.
Lastly, new artwork of Reisalin, Klaudia, and Lila was shared, viewable below:
Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key is now available worldwide on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
Lead writer Yashichiro Takahashi returned to write this third entry. Taking place a year after Ryza 2, the titular protagonist and her friends discover newly appearing islands near their home of Kurken Island. The party decides to investigate these mysterious happenings but ends up finding a gate within some ruins, with a voice wanting to lead Ryza to the Code of the Universe.
Four regions are explorable in an open field, all boasting seamless transitions. Keys will also be found and created; they all have unique effects for synthesis, battle, and exploration. Moreover, a total of 11 party members are available, featuring returning and new characters.
- View our review of the game.
- In case you missed it, check out our interview with the Ryza trilogy’s character designer and the protagonist’s voice actress.
- We also interviewed the Head of Gust, Junzo Hosoi, about this conclusion to the Ryza trilogy and what fans can expect from the franchise’s future.
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