Hypertrain Digital has announced that they’re bringing Akatori to the Switch. No release date has been shared at this time, but we do have a fresh trailer that you can check out above.

Akatori is a metroidvania/slasher platformer with a charming pixel-art and a captivating story. You’re going to follow the young girl Mako that starts a fascinating adventure to save her world from destruction. Dive into magical worlds of Aarkalia, uncover its secrets and stop the ancient God awakening ritual.

Akatori has a unique world-switching mechanic. A World Warp ability turns the special in-game areas 180 degrees, transfers the protagonist into another dimension and unlocks new locations.

The core element of the Akatori combat system are various combos. The hero can fight enemies on the ground, toss them up and continue to battle in mid-air. Equipped with a quarterstaff and a hand fan Mako can perform melee and ranged style attacks.


  • Fight like an assassin! Slasher fighting mechanics with combos.‍
  • Don’t get lost! Explore the world of Aarkalia in two different dimensions.‍
  • Defend against evil forces! Challenge dozens of unique enemies and furious bosses through your adventure.‍
  • Become a master! Evolve and change your playstyle by obtaining a wide range of unique abilities and special attacks.‍
  • Look into it! Charming pixel-art aesthetics combined with smooth animations.‍
  • Find your path! Solve the mystery of the Great Mirror through multiple endings.

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