Release Date: 11/18/2011
Company: Level 5
Version: Region Free - BLJS-10150
Ni no Kuni (lit. Second Country, also called The Another World) is a role-playing video game co-developed by Japanese developer Level-5 and the first videogame made by anime company Studio Ghibli for the Nintendo DS and later PlayStation 3. The Nintendo DS version, titled Ni no Kuni: Shikkoku no Madōshi (literally "Second Country: The Jet-Black Mage"), was released on December 9, 2010, while the PlayStation 3 version, titled Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (literally "Second Country: The Queen of White Sacred Ash"), is scheduled for release in Japan in 2011.
- As Oliver, the player takes part in battles using the magic book given to him by Shizuku. The magic book contains various spells that are activated using drawings with the stylus.
- During battles, players will be able to arrange their characters anywhere on the bottom screen to implement various tactics. For example, a character that can block certain attacks can be placed in front of the others to shield them.
- The game will also include a book that is supposed to represent the magic book from the game and is required to play the game. In it players can find a bestiary, short stories that offer game hints and other info that the game will refer to.