Imagineer releases Medarot Classics limited edition soundtrack CD sample video

25 10 2017

Imagineer has published a 10-minute YouTube video showcasing some of the tracks you’ll hear in the “20th Anniversary Edition” of Medarot Classics.

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Medarot: The Koishimaru Collection gets cover art

20 10 2017

Last month, Kodansha’s Re:ComicBonBon announced Medarot: The Koishimaru Collection, two compilation books that cover Horuma Rin’s Medarot 5 and Medarot G manga series. The publisher revealed the books without a cover image, but Amazon Japan has now shared those:
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GEO stores to offer bonus sketch for purchasing Medarot Classics

11 10 2017

Imagineer has announced that Japanese retailer GEO will be offering a bonus sketch by Horuma Rin to people purchasing Medarot Classics at the store. The company warns that quantities are limited, so it’s best to get your purchase in early.

Amazon Japan is also offering a purchase incentive for the game.

Medarot Classics: Kabuto Version and Medarot Classics: Kuwagata Version launches for the Nintendo 3DS on December 21st. The regular editions of the game will retail for ¥4800 with the “20th Anniversary Edition” running ¥12,000.

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Amazon Japan offers bonus lanyard for purchasing Medarot Classics

3 10 2017

Internet retailer Amazon Japan has put up listings for Medarot Classics that include a bonus lanyard. Those purchasing the Kabuto Version will receive a white one with Medarot sprites from the games. Those purchasing the Kuwagata Version will receive the same design but with a black lanyard. Purchasing the “20th Anniversary Edition” will get you both.

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Ito-Yokado to sell Medarot nanaco cards

5 09 2017

Imagineer announced a partnership with Japanese retailer Ito-Yokado to sell Medarot branded nanaco cards for the franchise’s 20th anniversary. Three designs are being offered: a Kabuto themed look with a black wallet, a Kuwagata themed look with a white wallet, and a drawing by once fan artist now pro Tyuga sold exclusively with copies of Medarot Classics. The card and wallet combos cost ¥2000 each, while the game combos ¥4580 (Kabuto/Kuwagata) and ¥11,380 with the “20th Anniversary Edition.”

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Medarot Classics website launches

4 09 2017

Imagineer has launched the official website for Medarot Classics, the upcoming Nintendo 3DS compilation of the original Game Boy and Game Boy Color entries in the franchise. The collection will be released in both Kabuto and Kuwagata versions, with the following titles included:

  • Medarot (Game Boy, 1997)
  • Medarot 2 (Game Boy Color, 1999)
  • Medarot 3 (Game Boy Color, 2000)
  • Medarot 4 (Game Boy Color, 2001)
  • Medarot 5: Susutake Mura no Tenkousei (Game Boy Color, 2001)

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30 08 2017

Famitsu has gone live with their online preview of Medarot Classics. The post is light, only offering a cliff notes version of what we’ve previously reported on. However, the digital sneak peek offers up three screenshots showcasing some of the new features coming to the Nintendo 3DS compilation of the first five Medarot games.

First up is the game selection screen, where you’ll be able to choose which of the five Medarot Game Boy games you’d like to play. Read the rest of this entry »