Nintendo Switch Exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets New Blade Designed by Yasuomi Umetsu

Monolith Software showcases a new rare blade coming with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for Nintendo Switch, designed by Kite creator Yasuomi Umetsu.

on November 6, 2017 7:18 AM

Over the past month or so, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 developer Monolith Soft has been showcasing the rare blades that we’ll be able to acquire in the game. Today, they revealed another one.

This time around we take a look at Mei, a rather intense Dark-attribute rare blade armed with a barbed spear and dressed in gothic lolita fashion.

The design was done by Kite and Mezzo Forte anime creator Yasuomi Umetsu, also known for being a rather active Animation Director for many opening and ending songs, and Character Designer of Hen. 

Mei’s voice is provided by relative rookie Sayaka Senbongi, who voiced Mumei in one of my favorite recent anime series, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress.

Below you can check out the original artwork by Umetsu-san, and a video showcasing the blade. If you want to see more, you can also enjoy a batch of recent screenshots and videosmore screenshots featuring the Argentum Trade Guild and its Boss, two characters designed by Tetsuya Nomura, one by Code Geass character designer Takahiro Kimuraone by  Takeshi Nogamione by Kia Asamiya, one by  Boogiepop character designer Kouji Ogata, and one by Aldnoah.Zero Mecha Designer I-IV.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will release worldwide exclusively for Nintendo Switch on December 1st.

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Gets New Blade Designed by Yasuomi Umetsu

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