Fans of Valkyria Chronicles can now inspect in English the character and vehicle designs which made the franchise such a success (if a succession of PSP “sequels” can be considered as such), thanks to the recent publication of the Valkyria Chronicle Design Archive – replete with detailed treatment of each character’s swimwear…


The book is available for purchase now.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    08:50 05/08/2011 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    mmm... Selvaria

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:50 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    where is my welkin in a swimsuit?!?!

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:21 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    It's in the book, not kidding!

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    Comment by Ota-Kool

    are you gay?

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:02 05/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.8)

    Is there anything wrong with that?

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    Comment by Ota-Kool
    19:26 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    at anon 13:02 05/08/2011 Glee must Die!!! Gleefags!

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:51 07/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    For the record I have the book, and there's only 5 pages worth of swimsuits/ anything close to ero in 400 total pages.

    This article definitely exaggerates the amount of ero content in the book. Its more focused on welkin and alicia concepts and the majority of the book is tank/weapon/geography/history

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    Comment by Zet@
    11:29 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's something wrong with you 1329 and 1353 :P

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:31 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lol, did people vote down your comment because they automatically thought your question was negative?

    Oh, you guys~

    Comment by Anonymous

    Yes, being gay is very faggy, faggot. Which then again , its bad.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:53 05/08/2011 # ! Drivel (-1.0)

    Yes, there is something very wrong with that.

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    Comment by SpideyPHL
    08:14 05/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.7)

    Ah, reminders of a great game. It's a shame they never made a sequel or anime.

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    Comment by AzureXuchilbara
    08:43 05/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.4)

    Ah...Raita has released another beauty~

    Whether he is doing official art of "Valkyria Chronicles" or doing his the 7th installment of his hentai-harem series, "Zettai Shoujo - Mahou Shoujo" (all 7 doujins are English-translated now, by the way), he never fails to impress me~

    That said, certain females in both his "Valkyria Chronicles" and "Zettai Shoujo - Mahou Shoujo" series has similar appearances and personality...

    In fact, a certain busty valkyrie goddess from the former has inspired several characters in the latter's hentai doujin series~

    Thank you Raita for breathing life into the wakilicious valkyrie that is Selvaria Bles!!!

    I'm buying this just for her...

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:06 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, I also think Raita's females are sexy in his way.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:08 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    From what I hear the third game is great too bad sega does not want to make it in english.

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    Comment by Zet@
    18:11 13/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Whatchu mean no anime?
    Valkyria Chronicles the anime had been out since last year or a year before that...(Ur.... can't remember release dates, lol)

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:24 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    There are 2 sequels on the PSP and an anime came out a few years ago.

    Comment by Anonymous

    He knows that....

    He's clearly (and rightly so) just denying that they ever existed, because they sucked.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:46 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    What was wrong with the Anime? It basically followed the game's story exactly except for a few things.

    This, plus FFTactics are probably the 2 best console strategy games i've played.

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    Comment by Megidola
    09:20 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    They didn't suck. Judged on their own they are solid works, it's just that they're nowhere near as good as the PS3 game.

    In fact, the combat system in Valkyria 2 made many improvements over the original. If only it was with PS3 graphics and without the "academy" setting...

    Comment by คภєк๏
    14:05 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    09:07, you are now being corrected.

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    Comment by Fred
    14:19 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I didn't mind the racism and their "this is not world war II, these are not jews, this is not hitler in a super tank" take on things. It was everyone going super sayian towards the end that finally broke the deal for me.
    Trying to make you care for characters that were poorly developed just came of as a cheap when they started to cull the casting herd.
    Outside of those two issues, it was fairly average.

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    Comment by Satonaka
    15:50 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Nah, the academy setting really didnt take much away from me personally. I mean at first you're thinking "aww shit school setting with all it's cliches etc..." But that all goes out the crapper once the story starts getting more serious as the months in-game pass by. It truly did get better for me anyway.

    now what REALLY sucks... is that we aren't getting part 3 in the U.S. in the foreseeable future...

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:37 23/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Valkyria Chronicles is a wonderful game, but, it sold poorly, sadly. Sega (or should I say, SAMMY) these days is not the company it once was, after all, look at how they have shafted Yu Suzuki. It is likely that the move to PSP was imposed by Sega for financial reasons, based on VC's sales.
    Had VC sold well enough, Sega would likely have made a sequel on PS3. Why no Valkyria Chronicles sequel on PS3? Same reason there's no Shenmue 3.
    Reiko Kodama would like to make Skies of Arcadia 2 or Phantasy Star V, but Sega are not interested; they are these days mainly a publisher and seem to be giving more funding to external developers than their own internal teams.

    That said, I'm pleasantly surprised at the art book, given how Sega has never given us a Shenmue, Panzer Dragoon, or Skies of Arcadia artbook.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:07 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Racism angel? Sounds like an intriguing new character.

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    Comment by firemage
    09:13 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Let's be reasonable,

    The voters on MyAnimeList gave it 7.8, Anime-Planet gave it 4/5 & AnimeNewsNetwork gave it 7.5.

    You may have thought it sucked but the anime kingdom disagrees with you.

    Comment by Anonymous


    the game had that racism angel, im half way through it, for various reasons, but it was never an all encompassing thing.

    the anime, correct me if im wrong, took the racism that was on 5, took a permanent marker, and wrote in 11, and put the knob to there. and that was 1 episode and i gave up because that whole tone would at least be there for 6 episodes.

    and the psp games, haven't played to much of it, but holy shit does it feel like a different game. its not bad, but damnit do you miss out on allot due to less buttons and 1 less analogue stick.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:18 05/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.6)

    If you own a PS3 and you don't own Valkyria Chroniclesy YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG!

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    So fucking true.

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    Comment by Lannando
    23:46 05/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.4)


    the first thing i did was buy Valkyria chronicles......I am still saving for a PS3

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    Comment by Castian
    00:58 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I did that with twisted metal and re-loaded, i buy them cuz i found them cheap, a few months later, my Ps.
    Lotsa years ago.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:50 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)


    Comment by Anonymous
    18:02 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Selvaria FTMFW

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    Comment by Benoist
    15:24 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    winning wars, since strike witches

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:52 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    God damnit, Alicia Melchiott could have had a decent rack in the game. Fuck you, Sega.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:00 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Delicious Edy... must have moar!

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:10 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Edy nelson = mai waifu

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:52 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    why did this have to get downgraded to psp status?

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:27 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    SEGAAAAAA *sonic runs*

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:58 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Nice, now Sega get off ur ass and bring VC2 and 3 to PS3 instead of PSP.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:07 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oi! XSEED Games expressed interest in localizing Valkyria Chronicles 3. Nothing confirmed, but they said that they'd "look into it". Show support on their forums and perhaps we'll be able to see it localized. The suggestion thread already has more replies and views than any other game that had been suggested.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:31 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I have Valkyria 2 in Japanese but didn't know they have in English. I should look for this now. Their content is good for game concept development and character design.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:24 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    why is it that whenever I see Selvaria in her bathing suit, I always get a boner... strange indeed...

    and why is Alicia has big boobs wyl Rosie flat chest? :D

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    Comment by Delphi
    01:07 07/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    jajaa que buenas imagenes

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:08 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    where's Dallas?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:10 06/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Stalking the ladys.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:18 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hell to the Fuck Yeah! Hope this things comes in the mail soon.

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    Comment by Lannando
    22:16 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)


    Edy nelson FTW!!!!!!

    this is just VC 1¿

    i wanna se moar about Licorice Nelson!

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:09 05/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I shall now furiously strum my nipples like a banjo to celebrate this momentous occasion.

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