Hello, Umihara Kawase! Nice Of You To Reunite The Super Famicom Team

By Spencer . March 11, 2013 . 4:21pm

img2Agatsuma Entertainment has a neat habit of reuniting old developers. They brought the Guardian Heroes team back for Code of Princess. The original duo that created Umihara Kawase for the Super Famicom is returning for Agatsuma’s 3DS game, Farewell Umihara Kawase.


Kiyoshi Sakai is the game designer and main programmer for the 3DS title and Toshinobu Kondo is the character designer.


Farewell Umihara Kawase has two version of Umihara to play as, Umihara as a kid and adult Umihara which have different abilities. Players can earn costumes plus unlock illustrations and music for the game’s galleries as a reward. Farewell Umihara Kawase also has a time attack mode with online rankings where you can compete with other players in Japan.


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Farewell Umihara Kawase is slated for release this summer on Nintendo 3DS.

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  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Welcome to the world of 3D, old friend. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Spy1dbRg38

  • Carlos Escalante

    Hope this gets released in the west!

  • puchinri

    It looks so fun, I’m really looking forward to the title~!

  • Göran Isacson

    Wonder if what we’re seeing here is the adult or the child Umihara… and man, Farewell Umihara Kawase is such a melancholy title when you think about it. Kinda neat really, you don’t get too many of those.

    • Barrylocke89

      Yeah, I wonder if this will really be the last game in the series. Well it’s an older series that only gets sporadic updates, so it’d make sense if that turned out to be the case.

  • CirnoLakes

    That’s cute. That’s really cute.

    … now I suddenly miss whatever team that did Magical Pop’n and want them back.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    One of my favorite side scrolling platformer.^_^ And now, it seems that they are going 2.5D style here which if done properly would be a great game.^_^
    Now, the waiting game started again.T_T

  • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

    Remember in the PSX version, where your reward for beating a handful of levels was being able to pan up and down Umihara’s preteen legs? Errr.

  • Craig Mikucki

    I recently watched the Gamecenter CX episode with the Super Famicom version. Never heard of the series before that. This series looks fun! Hopefully at least this one makes it overseas.

  • 60hz

    as long as its got those random ads between the level like the ps1 version i’m all in!

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