Phantasy Star Online 2 Takes It Easy With A YuruYuri Collaboration

By Sato . October 22, 2014 . 2:00am


We’ve seen even stranger collaborations with Phantasy Star Online 2, but I doubt that many people saw this one coming, as Sega announced their latest with the slice of life comedy manga and anime, YuruYuri. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.]



The collaboration features the four characters from the Amusement Club in Akari, Kyoko, Yui, and Chinatsu. Akari will even make an appearance at the in-game lobby, but it doesn’t look like she’ll stand out too much due to her lack of presence, but you might hear her trademark “Akkari~n!” sound coming from somewhere.


Her odango hairstyle buns will also be there, as part of the “Bun Bazooka” in some way, along with the magical girl series’ heroine, Majokko Mirakurun.



The collaboration will also include all kinds of other costumes as shown in the above image, and will go live sometime during the second half of November.

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  • Harvey Tejada Loto

    plssss localized this already T^T

    • Land of Green Pasture

      I don’t think we will get it until we get another season for Gintama…

      • ShawnOtakuSomething


        • Land of Green Pasture

          and so that’s it…

          • ShawnOtakuSomething

            life is evil….we are its heroes

          • Land of Green Pasture

            truer words couldn’t be spoken

    • Renaldi Saputra

      xxxx years later said by SEGA

  • John Diamond

    i wonder if they’ll ever go back to the turn based style of the genesis era.
    i’m playing it right now and it’s actually pretty good. PS4 at least

  • Fronkhead

    Itsumo MIRAKURU (dun dun dundundun)

    But really, the group look really goofy in the PSO2 style. Cool though.

  • scdk

    What, no Sakurako vs Himawari duo boss with bonus Ohmuro sisters encounter? (fighting against Sakurako, of course)

    But really, YuruYuri is amazing. I liked Azumanga Daioh; I liked K-On. But if Akari and her friends don’t steal your heart, you are inhuman.

    We should all stop giving a shit about PSO2 because… well, PSO2. But YuruYuri might change your life. Akari and Co. won’t let you down like PSO2’s NA release has!

  • A.Yeh
    • Ferrick

      dat twin element PA…

  • Triplicity

    All 3 YuruYuri girls are pretty cute.

  • Zazon Zenzy

    PSO2 is so 5 years ahead, it has a vanishing gesture! Why, SEGA (US)!? Why you don’t give the awesomeness to the west!?

  • Jelly King

    Meanwhile in the west…

    • subsamuel01

      The GIF explains its all.

  • Rinku

    Great. Now i want it even more.

  • KazukiNanbu

    localized the game already!!

    • Renaldi Saputra

      xxxx years later said SEGA

  • SaiyanJedi_Trunks

    I only see 3 out of 4 costumes for some reason…I guess one of them lacks presence :)

    • NeptuniasBeard

      I can’t believe they forgot about the main character. Akaza Akane!

      • SaiyanJedi_Trunks

        Maybe they’ll save it for a later DLC complete with head garb and pillow weapon :)

  • Shippoyasha

    Holy crap it really is out of nowhere.

    Season 3 of Yuru Yuri pretty please? I’m not afraid to say it’s definitely a modern slice of life comedy classic.

    • Wtv

      They need more material from the manga, though.
      I think the OVA is being a success on theaters in Japan, so the franchise will keep going at least.

  • AndyMAX

    What is that? people want to play this game on the west?, no, you want more Sonic games.

    • KSib

      lol’d then qq’d

  • John Hayabusa

    I am ready for my TOSHINOU KYOUKO!

  • Nitraion

    Lol i feel bad for enemy if we use akari as costume….. we have stealth mode :×

  • Ric Vazquez


  • ShawnOtakuSomething


  • EvE

    heh Sega will bring it soon to the west :D right guys? :D …..guys?…..

    • Renaldi Saputra

      yeah, “soon”

    • subsamuel01

      I gave up on them, Sega never brings anything over now.

  • HerosLight

    If Akkari~n isn’t the best lobby action, I don’t know what is.

    Also dem Akari bun attack.

  • RocKM001 .

    AUGH.. I still cannot connect to PSo2 ever since that stupid DDOS back on June. Goddamnit I wanna play >.<

  • Aristides

    My soul weeps bitter tears for this ;_; why must you hate us so SEGA?

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