Buccanyar Launches April 20, 2023 in Japan

    Playable demo announced for Akihabara Game Show 2022

    SUCCESS Corporation and Studio Saizensen announced naval tower defense game Buccanyar launches April 20, 2023 for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan. The game will cost 7,480 yen.

    Although the game launches in spring next year, Japanese players may try out Buccanyar ahead of launch. SUCCESS Corporation will host a Buccanyar booth during Akihabara Game Show 2022 at Sofmap AKIBA Amusement Center on November 26. Entrance into Akihabara Game Show 2022 is free of charge. Further, the game will be playable from December 3 to 4 (13:00 – 17:00 JST) at the Volks Akihabara Hobby Paradise 2 store. More details may be found here.

    Here’s a brief overview of the upcoming title from our previous coverage:


    Long ago, the world suffered a great calamity and much of the land was submerged by the sea. While the beauty of the ocean remained, the creatures that inhabited it underwent strange transformations, and the people strongly rejected entering its waters.

    The people lived on the little land that remained. Then one day, “it” appeared. It was a giant with large wings who shone a holy light on the world, later dubbed the “Light of Judgment.”

    The light gave power to people and life. It was an awakening and evolution to all life. Not just people—but also cats, dogs, pigs, and other animals. The world transformed. People joined forces with awakened animals and rowed out into the sea once again. This was the beginning of the “Age of the Blue Sea.”

    The Age of the Blue Sea was also the Age of the Blue Crystal. The Blue Crystal was the core of the Crystal Engine, and a source of energy for all life. At the time, the people living on the land used the few blue crystals buried beneath the earth to get by each day. However, those who set out to sea discovered vast spoils of Blue Crystals at the bottom of the ocean.

    This massive discovery of Blue Crystals transformed life. Cities were constantly lit, driven by countless spirit furnaces, and prosperity flourished. And so the Age of the Blue Sea blossomed, and the people set out to sea in search of Blue Crystals. Meanwhile, guilds began to form among those who set out to sea. Organized mining by the guilds led to a stable supply of Blue Crystals, and a stable civilization…

    Our story begins in the midst of the flourishing civilization in the Age of the Blue Sea.

    Key Features
    • An exploration adventure and sea battle game set in an oceanic world.
    • Three protagonists (heroines) and their crew of evolved cats set out on an adventure aboard their own ships.
    • Explore unknown areas of the sea and engage in battle to open new routes while customizing and upgrading your ship.
    • Combine a wealth of parts to build a unique ship all your own.
    • A mysterious “god,” monsters, unique pirates, and more appear in this epic story about the mysteries of the world.
    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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