NIS America Announces One Week Delay for Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

NIS America Announces One Week Delay for Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland

Details after the jump.

NIS America has announced that Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland will be shipped to retailers nationwide on May 29th. Initially, its release was scheduled for May 22nd, but due to a delay in the manufacturing process, we regretfully had to push back its release for the North American market. Atelier Meruru is the latest installment in the fan-favorite Atelier series. With Atelier Meruru, the Arland trilogy comes to a most enchanting conclusion. Atelier Meruru follows the story of spunky Princess Meruru, who finds herself entranced by alchemy and vows to become Totori Helmold’s apprentice. With new and updated game systems and returning characters from Atelier Rorona and Atelier Totori, Atelier Meruru will once again capture the hearts and minds of all the Atelier fans out there.

Game Features

  • -New “Development” system: develop new areas and facilities in Arls to gain access to
    even more lands to explore!
  • -Developing new areas and facilities will change the appearance of the in-game world!
    How you develop the kingdom will alter the outcome of the story.
  • -Classic turn-based battles feature a Time Card turn system, making the battles even
    more strategic!
  • -Master item synthesis with the help of the ever-popular Homs!
  • -Fan-favorite characters from previous Atelier games return with more stories and
    mysteries to uncover!

About Atelier Meruru:

The tiny kingdom of Arls, located on the northeastern border of the Arland Republic,
is where Princess Meruru calls home. Ever since she was exposed to alchemy by
famed adventurer Totori Helmold, all she could think about was becoming an
alchemist. With Totori’s guidance, Meruru sets out to develop her home kingdom of
Arls using the power of alchemy. On her way, Meruru will encounter new adventures,
obstacles, mysteries, and friends, and discover what life is like outside the castle
walls. How you choose to guide her through the advancement of