Sonic Powered will be removing the Thomas the Tank Engine-licensed Japanese Rail Sim 3D game Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi: Kikansha Thomas-hen Oigawa Tetsudou from the Japanese 3DS eShop on 21 June 2019 at 17:00 JST where it is currently priced at ¥6,264. No reason was given, but it is likely due to licensing reasons. You can still buy the physical version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!
Over 40 games are on sale in Japan adding the Japanese Rail Sim 3D/Tetsu Tabi Series on top of the existing sale games including Monster Hunter XX, Monster Hunter Stories, Cooking Mama series and more. Check out the full list below and bookmark the dedicated sales page.
Edit: Sonic Powered have also announced Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi Jouge-sen Shuuroku Double Pack for 3DS on 7 December priced at ¥7,538.
Sonic Powered “Tetsu Tabi Series” Train Day Sale! (11 – 25 October)
Sonic Powered today announced Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi: Aizu Tetsudou Hen for Nintendo 3DS releasing this November for 6,264 yen. The Aizu Line is located in Fukushima and largely leaves the urban areas.
14 October will see a Tetsudou Nippon! eShop sale with the first six games in the series released plus both Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi: Joumou Denki Tetsudou Hen and Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi: Yui Rail-Hen releasing on digital for the first time. The new game’s logo below…
In breaking news: the seventh Sonic Powered Tetsudou Nippon! (Japanese Rail Sim 3D) game will hold the Thomas the Tank Engine license. Tetsudou Nippon! Rosen Tabi: Kikansha Thomas-hen Oigawa Tetsudou! (or Tetsudou Nippon! Kikansha Thomas for short!) will release in late July for ¥6,264. The game is based on the Oigawa Railway in Shizuoka Prefecture which features a functioning Thomas the Tank Engine train!