Neptunia V Makes Kagura Maker Marvelous AQL A Video Game Character

By Spencer . August 8, 2012 . 12:10am

imageFollowing in the footsteps of Falcom, Cave, and Gust Neptunia V introduces a new personified video game publisher – Marvelous-chan. Marvelous (now Marvelous AQL) is the developer behind Half-Minute Hero, Little King’s Story, and Rune Factory. Marvelous-chan has huge boobs, a scroll, sword, shuriken, and is dressed in a uniform. Sounds like she stepped right out of Senran Kagura.


Dengeki PlayStation also revealed IF, Compa, and PC who appear in Neptunia V as babies will grow up during the game. Compile Heart also pokes fun at Square Enix’s slime buns with Dogoo meat buns. Neptunia V will have a branching storyline too.


Neptunia V comes out on August 30 for PlayStation 3.

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  • YES!

    Senran Kagura-like character. <3

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    lol that is awesome

  • puchinri

    Kind of disappointing that MMV got summed up by a Senran kagura character (since it’s so much newer to the publisher as compared to HM or RF), but I guess given the game, it makes sense.

  • XypherCode

    Very nice! :D

  • maxchain

    You keep gettin’ my hopes up, using the theoretical US name like that.

    • The fact of the matter is, that it will be localized somewhere down the line. The first two games for NISA were a hit, so not bringing over the third title in the series– seeing how it is a sequel to Mk2. Would make absolutely no sense.

  • The babies grow up… well, I sense time travel travel in this games future…and it’s past.  Marvelous as a maker character is awesome, hopefully we’ll get to see character art soon.

    A Senran Kagura-esque design…illustrated by Tsunako. I honestly CAN’T WAIT to see how she looks. xD

  • “Marvelous-chan has huge boobs, a scroll, sword, shuriken, and is dressed in a uniform. Sounds like she stepped right out of Senran Kagura.”

    Why not just bring out one of Senran Kagura’s characters and save themselves the trouble of creating a new character with the same features???

    • Luna Kazemaru

       Better then just copy and paste?

      • At least make the new character different… Say switch the uniform to black suit…

    • z_merquise

      Now you just gave them the idea to put that character in Senran Kagura. Maybe.

    • Herok♞

       They couldn’t just bring a SK character and save the time because then everyone else would be companies and then you would have a random character who wouldn’t fit the world.

      • Give it a new paint job and ta-da… Problem solved…

        • Herok♞

           but there is no fun and copy and paste and fans wouldn’t like that is was a half done job when all the others are completely original.

    • I just looked at a trailer for Senran Kagura Burst and one of the characters looks EXACTLY LIKE Marvelous. Jesus Christ. Really? She even has the same bloody portrait!

  • “Marvelous-chan”. I could make terrible jokes with that, but I won’t. I wasn’t expecting this however.

  • AndyFe

     Well it’s no surprise that she has big boobs seems like trend with the new characters which is whatever it’s good but what about the moderately breasted women? where are they?

    Ok what I am really asking is where is Nisa? I haven’t seen any pics of her, it’ll be sad to know that she won’t be in this one :(

    • Landale

       To be fair, the Neptunia series seems pretty good about displaying the full range of sizes. If they’re going a little crazy on the large side this time, it’s probably to make up for the overwhelming level of flatness from mkII.

      We’ll probably be seeing Nisa somewhere along the way. They’ve got no reason to not include her, and since it took so long for them to get around to showing us Compa and Iffy I don’t think you need to worry about her not being included, just out of focus.

      I’m kinda curious about the new characters. Mostly because, while I know we’ll never see Red again, I’d like to at least see Red in spirit through a new character.

      • Raharu95

        Thats a Great Idea about Red. I too wish she would come back.

      • I don’t see why they can’t bring back Red. I mean, it’s not like she’s directly tied to the company, right? Could they possibly have trademarked her? I doubt it.

  • Best news all day so far =^_^=

  • James Smith

    Every time PC is mentioned for a moment I forget it’s the TurboGrafx-16.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Marvelous-chan.^_^ What is the marvelous thing there?^_^

  • I predict using my marvelous clairvoyance (no pun intended) that Marvelous will be a completely awesome character that overshadows all the others like a backwater village put next to the Empire State Building. It happened with Nisa and Red, then with Cave and Falcom and now it’s going to happen with Marvelous. Come on; you know it’s true.

    Still… Marvelous? Really? Is that the best they could come up with? Why not something more creative, like… Eikuel? Come on, now.

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