ATTACK OF THE FRIDAY MONSTERS! A TOKYO TALE allows players to step into the life of a young boy, Sohta, and experience life in the suburbs of Tokyo through the lens of an innocent child’s eyes. As Sohta, the son of a family of dry cleaners, players advance the story by interacting with the town's unique and quirky residents to reveal episodic mysteries that portend to the strange events surrounding the appearance of a giant monster every Friday.
There was a time when giant monsters (Kaiju) ruled young boys' imaginations in Japan, thanks to a stream of various Tokusatsu shows, like Super Sentai (or Power Rangers in the west). These shows took various real-life catastrophies, like pollution, and put them into monster form so kids would be able to relate. Attack of the Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale takes us back to that time, and puts players in the shoes of a young boy with a rather wild imagination. Or is it all real? Attack of the Friday Monsters is a relatively simple game in its design. The majority of it is spent playing as Sohta, wandering around town, conversing with friends and adults, and completing various tasks. The other much smaller and relatively optional part is the card game component, but I'll get... Read Review