Gust has released new information about Iris no Atelier: Eternal Mana for PlayStation 2. The newest batch of characters include the travelling chef Oscar, the women and wine-loving treasure hunter Delsus, and Brea, the shop assistant of a high-class bakery. Furthermore, there is also the liquor storekeeper Norman, Viola who works at a second-hand shop, as well as the mysterious creature Toto Popo.
Fans who pre-order the newest Atelier game will be treated to a soundtrack book consisting of an artbook and a one-disc album. The audio CD, which will contain both BGM and vocal themes, will feature 22 tracks, 11 of them bonus tracks from former series' installments. The B5-sized artbook will feature 20 full colored pages of character art, location explanations and illustrations. The quantity of this item is limited, hence interested fans are advised to place their pre-orders as soon as possible.
Iris no Atelier: Eternal Mana will be available in Japan on May 27th. The standard version will retail for 6,980 yen $(66.78 US), whereas the limited edition will cost 9,800 yen ($93.75 US).