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Summary: Just short of genre-defining, Ni no Kuni 2 remains as a substantial improvement over the original. With as appealing JRPG storyline and a charming cast of characters, there's a lot to love.
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom distinguishes itself from its predecessor by layering fast-paced, real-time combat and an engaging kingdom building system atop more traditional RPG systems and quests. It's a shame it delivers so few truly memorable characters and restricts so much of its storytelling to text on screen, but by the end of Ni No Kuni 2 the broader themes certainly resonate and the 40+ hour journey has been well worth it.
New to Netflix for January Is the Ni no Kuni Movie Once Exclusive to Japan
The devs of Ni no Kuni hasn't released a new game in the series since 2013. While fans continue to wait for a video game sequel, Netflix is launching its movie adaptation this month.