During a Nintendo Direct presentation in February, Square Enix revealed it would publish the action role-playing game Oninaki on the Switch in the summer. The game has been developed by the team at Tokyo RPG factory and was previously responsible for I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear.

If you were thinking about a physical purchase of Oninaki here in the west, you might have to reconsider. According to @JPSwitchMania a hard copy may not be an option locally. This was supposedly confirmed by a Square Enix contact via email:

A physical release is currently planned for Japan, but as noted, it's unknown if this will actually include English-language support. If you're not familiar with Oninaki, here's what to expect:

Players assume the role of a Watcher named Kagachi, doing battle by “manifesting” the souls of Daemons, which act as the classes found in traditional roleplaying games. Each Daemon has its own unique weapons and skills, and players can shift between them in real time to gain the upper hand in battle.

Moving between the Living World and the realm of the dead known as the Beyond, Kagachi must save the souls of the Lost, as the story of life and reincarnation in this wondrous kingdom unfolds.

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[source gonintendo.com]