NieR Reincarnation: The Girl and the Monster Novel Announced

Nier Reincarnation Novel The Girl and the Monster pre-order

A new Nier Reincarnation novel is set to appear on the Square Enix e-Store later this month. NieR Re[in]carnation: The Girl and the Monster will officially release on March 31, 2022. The novel is immediately available for pre-order on the Japanese Square Enix e-Store and costs ¥1,000 (about $8). There is no confirmed English release.

The novelization is based on the main story of the mobile game Nier Reincarnation. The story follows the Girl of Light, Fio, and the Dark Monster Levania as they travel through the Cage. Both characters appear in the first story arc of the same name. Co-writing the novel is game director Yoko Taro and novelist Jun Eishima. The novel will come as a B6-size softcover book. Pre-orders of the novel from the Square Enix e-Store will also come with a limited-edition NieR Reincarnation postcard.

Novelist Jun Eishima has written several other video game novels in the past. Previously, Eishima wrote the novelization of Drakengard, as well as Nier Automata: Long Story Short and Short Story Long in 2017. Viz Media later released an English localization of the two novels in 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, Eishima also served as story advisor for Final Fantasy XIII-2 and wrote the official novels for both FFXIII and FFXIII-2.

The Nier Reincarnation: The Girl and the Monster novel will release on March 31, 2022, via the Japanese Square Enix e-Store, and is immediately available for pre-order. There is no confirmation on an English release.

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