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Rune Factory 5 (ルーンファクトリー5, Run Fakutori 5) is an upcoming game in the Rune Factory series[2] . It is set to be released May 20th, 2021, in Japan for the Nintendo Switch[1].


Set off on a grand adventure in a fantasy world with the latest entry in the Rune Factory simulation RPG series. After losing their memory, the protagonist lands in a small town blessed by nature. There, they are recruited into a band of peacekeeping rangers, and their new life begins.

In addition to their normal duties, the protagonist can tend the farm, cast a line into the nearby river, and so much more! Team up with townsfolk to battle monsters and unleash powerful combination attacks.[3]



During the journey, the protagonist collapses and suffers from amnesia. The protagonist then rushes to help the girl from the monster, but when they send it to a nearby town named Rigbath, they run out. The protagonist is thanked for helping the girl and invited to join a security organization called Seed, then begins a peaceful life in Rigbath as an apprentice. In order to protect the peace of the town, the protagonist must solve various cases.

A new adventure on a new stage, Rune Factory begins a new chapter.[4]


Due to the success of Rune Factory 4, the creator, Yoshifumi Hashimoto, said the game’s reception was good enough to green light a sequel in a Famitsu article[5], though did not say that it was in development. During the February 2019 Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Rune Factory 5 was in development.

In the May 2019 issue of Nintendo Dream, two developers (Maekawa and Hashimoto) said that they are excited for the games progress and hoped people will like it[6]. During Marvelous’ latest financial results briefing, they said that Rune Factory 5 will “definitely not” release before April 2020[7]. On July 25th 2019, a teaser trailer was shown during the end of a Rune Factory 4 Special livestream[8]. On September 17th 2020, a gameplay trailer for Rune Factory 5 was shown off in a Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase[9].



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Official Website
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  3. Marvelous Europe
  4. 旅の途中、意識を失い倒れていた主人公は、助けを求める声で目を覚ます。そこは目覚えのない森の中。自分の名前以外のすべてを忘れてしまっていた。 ふたたび聞こえる悲鳴。駆けつけた主人公はモンスターから女の子を助けるが、近くの町へ送り届けたところで力尽きてしまう。町の名は「リグバース」町の人に手当てをされた主人公は、女の子を助けたことを感謝され、Seedと呼ばれる警備組織の一員にならないかと誘われる。 記憶をなくした主人公は、見習い隊員としてリグバースの町で穏やかな生活をはじめる。 町の平和を守ため、さまざまな事件を解決していく主人公はやがて世界を揺るがず、巨大な事件へと揺き込まれていくーー 新たな舞台で新たな冒険ルーンファクトリー新章はじめる。
  5. "Siliconera: "Yeah, Marvelous AQL Will Make Rune Factory 5"
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