Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom Shows its Characters & Charming Retro Art in New Trailer

Published: July 11, 2023 10:05 AM /


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Today NIS America released a new trailer of the upcoming retro JRPG compilation Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, specifically focusing on Rhapsody III.

The trailer provides a good look at the game, which was originally released in Japan in 2000 as Tenshi no Present: Marl Okoku Monogatari for PlayStation 2. Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom is the third game of the series after Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure and Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess. The latter will be included in this release, while the former was included in the Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3 compilation alongside La Pucelle: Ragnarok.

You can enjoy the trailer below. 

If you're not familiar with the game, here's how NIS America officially describes it.

In Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom, music and love weave their way through the past, present, and future! As the concluding installment of the stories of the Marl Kingdom and its characters, this is one magical story you won't want to miss.

Though true love is the destination, there are many magical paths that can lead you to it. Experience the stories of Cornet, the ruler of the Marl Kingdom, her daughter Kururu, the "Tomboy Princess," and other lovestruck souls in Marl Kingdom, all of which span the past, present, and future of the Rhapsody series. Tales of true love both new and old await you, including the fate of Kururu's impending marriage, two starcrossed lovers and their warring families, and the journey of Cornet’s mother, Cherie. The trials and tribulations each of these characters face will put their hearts to the test like never before. Will true love truly prevail?

Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles will release on August 29 in North America and on September 1 in Europe including Japanese and English voices, albeit songs are going to be exclusively in Japanese. It's coming for PS5, Nintendo Switch, and PC, but the PC version is going to have the two games sold separately. 

If you'd like to see more, you can check out the original reveal at NIS America's showcase in January and another that was revealed in April


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