Marvelous has launched the official Japanese website for Little Dragons Cafe, the upcoming simulation game from Bokujou Monogatari creator Yasuhiro Wada co-developed by his studio Toybox Games and Aksys Games, detailing the game’s prologue, story, characters, and adventure.
Get the information below.
A story once upon a time, in a faraway land.
In the outskirts of the continent, there was an island connected by a small bridge. It was home to a certain small cafe, well known for its delicious meals, and as a place where weary guests were able to rest. It was said to be a wonderful place for passerby travelers to refresh and relax.
The mother who cooked there, and her twin children with who helped spent their days peacefully surrounded by the smiles of their guests.
Then one day, something strange happened. For some unknown reason, the mother wouldn’t wake up. Amidst the confusion of the twins, a strange old man appeared all of a sudden before them.
—“Your mother is half-human, half-dragon. Did you not know that?”
For some reason, this old man seems to know a lot about the situation.
With nothing else to turn to, the twins’ best bet was to rely on the old man. The old man somehow produced a dragon egg from within a shining light.
—“This is a special dragon egg! Helping it hatch is up to you!”
“Come to think of it, I heard that dragon blood runs through your mother’s veins.”
The old man told the twins, “The dragon that will be born from this egg is the key to saving your mother’s life.”
The twins could not quite believe what he said, but it was the only thing they could do but to listen. Convinced by the old man, the first thing they do is prepare a meal and when they are eating, the egg began to crack.
And this is how the adorable dragon who would be key to the story was born. And so began the daily struggles of the twin brother and sister who could do nearly nothing by themselves in order to save their mother.
—Cook various foods and feed them to the dragon, and it will grow into a fine dragon.
A heart-warming story told in the cafe of a fantasy world.
Many customers of the cafe have troubles and secrets that they cannot be open about to anyone. Very unique customers who may be hard to deal with. As they spend their days at the cafe, their hearts will gradually open.
Your cooking is the key to their troubles and secrets. Solve their troubles with delicious food.
◆ The Protagonists and the Dragon
The twin brother. If you choose the sister as the protagonist, the brother will work at the cafe as a helper.
The twin sister. If you choose the brother as the protagonist, the sister will work at the cafe as a helper.
A dragon that hatched from an egg given to you by the old man. He lives with you at the cafe, where you will raise him. He will grow significantly as you progress through the story, and help the out in various situations during your adventure.
◆ Other Characters
The twins’ mother and cafe manager. A half-dragon, it is said she has has a shorter life span than a regular human, but the details are unknown. One day, she suddenly fell into a deep sleep, and now the twins are running the cafe in her place.
A mysterious old man who is worried about the mother’s short life span and brings the twins a dragon egg. He looks strange, but has a kind side that looks after the twins wherever possible. He seems to know the secret of the dragon.
Although he left home longing to become a musician, he is a no-good young man who half-heartedly goes about each day. One day, he visits the twins’ cafe starving, and tries to run off without paying for his food, but for some reason becomes fond of the dragon and ends up working there as a live-in employee.
A woman who dreams of opening her own cafe one day. She helps out the twins in order to gain the experience of working at a cafe. She is both kind and strong. She is reliable, but also easily angered, and that anger occasionally gets out of hand.
◆ The Beginning
The small cafe known as the “Little Dragons Cafe” is located on an isolated island in the outskirts of the continent. The cafe is run by twins in place of their mother, who has fallen into a deep sleep.
In order to wake up the twins’ mother, and to make the cafe into a bigger and beloved establishment, solve the customers’ troubles while looking for delicious recipes and ingredients together with the dragon that is key to the story.
Little Dragons Cafe is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on August 30 in Japan, and this summer in North America and Europe.
View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.