Previously announced as the “Shin Megami Tensei IV Official Artworks + Journey into Mythology,” the Shin Megami Tensei IV Final official art book cover has been revealed.
The art book will contain artwork from Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, “Journey into Mythology” entries, the SMT IV: Apocalypse prequel short story, and developer interviews.
The Shin Megami Tensei IV Final art book will be releasing on June 30, 2016 in Japan. The Amazon page for it can be seen here.
In addition to artwork, the “Shin Megami Tensei IV Final Official Artworks + Journey into Mythology” book will also feature entries from the “journey into the world of mythology” series that writer Nobuyuki Shioda has written articles for on a weekly basis for several months now, and which ended on March 25th with the final entry.
Journey into Mythology articles:
- Monotheism and Polytheism (Japanese) — (English)
- Celtic Mythology and Dagda (Japanese) — (English)
- Indian Mythology and Krishna (Japanese) — (English)
- Mysticism and Satan (Japanese) — (English)
- Greek Mythology and Medusa (Japanese) — (English)
- Miroku and Salvation in Buddhism (Japanese) — (English)
- Odin and Germanic Gods (Japanese) — (English)
- Yamato Regime Mythology and Sukuna-Hikona (Japanese) — (English)
- Chinese Mythology and Tao Tie (Japanese) — (English)
- Ainu Mythology and Cironnup (Japanese) — (English)
- The Birth of Humanity and of Gods (Japanese) — (English)
- The Legend of Fairies and Napaea (Japanese)
- Orient Mythology and Inanna (Japanese)
- Paganism and Adramalech (Japanese)
- Buddhism in Edo Japan (Edo Mandala) (Japanese)
- Dragon Mythology and Shesha (Japanese)
- Legend of Heroes and Siegfried (Japanese)
- Mythology and History (Japanese)
- Egyptian Civilization and Cleopatra (Japanese)
- Mephisto and the Devil (Japanese)
- Name: Shin Megami Tensei IV Final Official Artworks + Journey into Mythology
- Release Date: June 30, 2016 (delayed from April 22 and June 2)
- Price: 2,700 yen
- Type: Softcover book
- Publisher: Ichijinsha
- Language: Japanese
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known as Shin Megami Tensei IV Final in Japan) was released for the Nintendo 3DS on February 10, 2016 in Japan. It will release in summer 2016 in North America.