Just a few days back, we learned about The Wicked King and the Noble Hero, a Switch title from Nippon Ichi. The game was leaked via a retailer listing, and now Nippon Ichi has officially confirmed it. The game is set to launch in Japan on June 24th, 2021, and is priced at 6,980 yen. We've already shared the full details on this game, but you can read them once again below.
A Heartwarming Story Born from Interspecies Communication
“I’m going to become a noble hero just like papa!”
The human girl Yuu is the daughter of the late hero. Raised by the king dragon, she is told about her father’s adventures every night… Inspired by the story of the hero who defeated the overlord, she sets off on an adventure to become a noble hero.
But Yuu is still unaware… that the overlord that her father once battled was the king dragon himself.
Warm, Picture Book-Like Graphics
Many of the elements that appear on-screen, from the characters in the story to backgrounds, have been hand-drawn by the designers. Enjoy detailed graphics such as the depths of the forest and feeling of soft light throughout the entire story. Many unique characters will also appear. You will surely meet someone you like.
Like Stepping into a Picture Book
The setting of this adventure is a somewhat mysterious world inhabited by monsters. Go on an an adventure where the plants and trees sway, and small animals bustle about. With a story told through read-aloud narration, pleasant music, and a fairytale-like setting, you will feel as if you have really stepped into a picture book.