Touhou Shinsekai: Longing for an Alternative World hits Japan July 13th, 2023, physical edition detailed
Longing for localization news
Back in February 2023, Marvelous, XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe announced that they’ll be publishing the Ankake Spa-developed Touhou Project action RPG Touhou Shinsekai: Longing for an Alternative World on Switch. The game will see a worldwide release, but the date is unknown right now. As far as the Japanese release, that’s now set for July 13th, 2023.
The Switch version will see a digital and physical release in Japan, which is priced 4,980 yen for the standard edition and 7,980 yen for the limited edition. The limited edition will include a copy of the game, special box featuring an illustration by benitama, an original arrange soundtrack CD, and a visual book featuring artwork by benitama, shu-halle, and more.
Deep in the mountains of Japan, there is a land called “Gensokyo” isolated from the world by barrier about 130 years ago. Reimu and Mariasa were living a peaceful live there, but were blown outside the barrier by a strange phenomenon and wandered into an unfamiliar city.
There they met a girl named Touko, who possesses supernatural powers and yearns for Gensokyo. Was this encounter by chance? Their everyday lives are about to change in a big way…