Ni No Kuni’s Connection With The Real World

By Spencer . August 25, 2011 . 6:30pm

Yes, Ni no Kuni: Queen of the White Ash looks gorgeous, but Studio Ghibli’s game is more than a pretty picture. It’s heartfelt story follows Oliver, a 13 year old boy, whose mother died in an accident.

 

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Struck with grief, Oliver breaks down and cries. His tears fall on a doll his mother gave him, which suddenly comes to life. Shizuku reveals he is a fairy and a resident of another world called Ni no Kuni where it may be possible to revive his mother. Before Oliver can do that, he must defeat Jabo, a sorcerer who threatens the other world.

 

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Maru is a young girl Oliver meets by chance. She loves to sing and is quite healthy in Ni no Kuni, which is a world parallel to ours. In reality, Maru is Sherry, a frail and sickly girl.

 

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Nyandahl the 14th is the King of Goronul, but in a neighbor’s cat called Frank in reality.

 

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Kaura is the queen of Babanasia who is known for her insatiable appetite. She’s Layla in the real world and delivers milk to Oliver’s house.

 

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Ni no Kuni: Queen of the Holy White Ash comes out November 17 in Japan.

 

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