Astrid and Esty playable in New Atelier Rorona
posted on 09.18.13 at 11:49 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Fight monsters with previously unplayable characters.

Astrid Zexis and Esty Dee, who both appeared but were not playable in the original version of Atelier Rorona, will be playable in New Atelier Rorona, a preview reveals.

Astrid (left) is known as the greatest alchemist in Arland and the teacher to main character Rorolina Frixell. Her abilities are unknown. Esty (right) is the receptionist at the Adventurer’s Guild who hears the requests and complaints of the city’s people. She supports Rorona with her dagger techniques.

In related news, the Famitsu preview also reveals the game’s new chapter, which sees Atelier Totori and Meruru stars Totori and Meruru travel through time to visit Rorona, will be unlocked after the main story is cleared.

New Atelier Rorona: The Origin Story of the Alchemist of Arland is due out for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 21.

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  • yuina

    Aww yes. Been waiting so long for playable Astrid.

  • Astrid Huang

    Can’t wait to play as Astrid! We have the same name after all, but I’m not a bully :P

    And Esty was awesome in Meruru. I hope she’s as good in Rorona.

  • Milla

    preordered this sells the deal,rorona also getting a wang yuanji costume

    • Bobby Jennings

      seals* :)

    • Kurisu Makise

      I need to see pics of that costume stat!

  • refrain

    Esty Dee… I still don’t know why the hell did they change the character’s name. They thought that was a fun joke?

  • Presea

    YES I always loved these two, can’t wait to play as Astrid and Esty!

  • Arcana Gear

    ^o^ i always wanted to play as the witch demon and the single lady….. *sense evil stares*

  • usagi_san

    This is what Rorona should’ve been in the first place! I’m hyped. :D