- May 16, 2015
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release date: January 17th 2020
Story & Overwiev
Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE is set in modern-day Tokyo, Japan. The story moves between multiple well-known city districts such as Shibuya and Harajuku. In the universe of Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE, everyone holds energy called Performa that enables them to pursue their dreams. Performa attracts beings called Mirages, who hail from an alternate dimension called the Idolasphere: while some Mirages harvest Performa for malicious motives, others form alliances with humans to protect the real world. Those who form alliances with friendly Mirages are referred to as Mirage Masters. The main casts are employees and associates of Fortuna Entertainment, a talent agency that secretly acts as a hub and recruiting organization for Mirage Masters.
Itsuki is an eighteen-year-old Japanese high school student that lives in Tokyo. A Mirage Master, he comes to form a bond with the Mirage Chrom and works at Fortuna Entertainment. His birthday is July 30.
Itsuki grew up a normal teenager in Tokyo, Japan. He has been friends with Tsubasa Oribe since childhood and is currently classmates with both her and Touma Akagi. One day he is invited to a live idol audition by Touma where he encounters Tsubasa who was among the entrants. During the audition, the emcee presses Tsubasa about her missing older sister who mysteriously disappeared 5 years prior in a mass disappearance at her show. Suddenly, the audition is attacked by malevolent spirits, one of which overtakes the emcee who proceeds to drag Tsubasa through a portal. Itsuki is miraculously freed by an unknown energy and follows them.
Tsubasa is an eighteen-year-old high school student and a childhood friend of Itsuki Aoi. After awakening as a Mirage Master, she forms a sisterly bond with Caeda. She joins Fortuna Entertainment in the hopes of becoming a singer like her idol Kiria Kurono, and in hopes of finding her missing sister. Her birthday is December 2.
Five years prior to the story, Tsubasa was involved in an incident where her older sister Ayaha Oribe, mysteriously disappeared during a concert she was holding alongside nearly the entire audience and staff on site. Tsubasa was the only survivor. Over the course of five years, Tsubasa developed a dream to become an idol to better understand her sister and perhaps learn the truth behind her mysterious disappearance.
Touma is an eighteen-year-old high school student and a classmate of Itsuki Aoi and Tsubasa Oribe. He's an affiliate of Fortuna Entertainment and a Mirage Master partnered with Cain. His birthday is June 22.
Touma is a hotblooded character and works as a Henshin hero as part of a stage show. He appears to be a slacker, but actually goes out and does things first. He is steadfastly loyal to his fellow Mirage Masters and works hard in order to achieve his dreams.
iria is a famous twenty-one year old Idol Singer who receives a lot of support from young people, her stage name is KIRIA. She is a Mirage Master highly skilled in battle and partnered with Tharja. Her birthday is July 12. She’s also referred to as the “cool beauty,” but not many people know her personally and her private life is a secret. She’s a senior to Itsuki and the others, often aiding them.
Eleonora is a seventeen-year-old, half-Japanese half-Scandinavian girl who aims to be a star in Hollywood. She is a young up and coming actress as well as a Mirage Master. Her birthday is January 29. Eleonora joins the party when the others go to rescue Barry Goodman, surprising them when she reveals she already has a Mirage Partner.
Mamori is an elementary-school age girl and entertainer that works at Fortuna Entertainment. She is also a Mirage Master, and her Mirage partner is Draug. She is currently the star of a children's television program called Microwavin' with Mamorin. Her birthday is August 11.
Yashiro is a nineteen-year-old idol, like Kiria, and a Mirage Master. His Mirage partner is Navarre. His hit single is called "Black Rain", the theme song to his high rated show, "Labyrinth of Love". He appears to have some connection to the Mass Disappearance from five years ago in which both the performers and actors on stage vanished into thin air, including his father and Tsubasa Oribe's sister. His birthday is February 10.
The game will receive various new features and upgrades over the original version, including a brand new song, new combat techniques, and other new gameplay features and enhancements.
Some of the new features introduced in Encore include:
- The ability to toggle on Quick Sessions, auto-progressing Session combos and speeding up combat.
- The ability to swap Itsuki out of the active party in a New Game Plus.
- Various UI enhancements and changes to account for the loss of the Wii U's touch screen display.
- Previously released DLC content is now part of the default package.
- The characters Maiko, Barry, and Tiki are now capable of joining in combat during Sessions.
- Overall performance improvements to loading times.
The game will also feature new crossover collaboration costumes for members of the playable roster:
- Itsuki Aoi: Joker (Persona 5)
- Mamori Minamoto: Officers Academy Uniform (Fire Emblem: Three Houses)
- Yashiro Tsurugi: Demonica Suit (Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey)
- Eleonora Yumizuru: Hero (Etrian Odyssey Nexus)