I don’t really talk about ATLUS that much in regards to news, right? Well, the company has gained some presence in the world of games thanks to the Persona series. I am personally a fan of the Trauma Center series, but I digress. The reason why I bring the different series developed by ATLUS is because of an important development of the company.
ATLUS is going to open an Online Store which will be selling all kinds of merchandise for different properties. “We’ve had lots of feedback between Anime Expo 2017 and now, giving us plenty of food for thought.” Said an ATLUS Licensing Team representative. “Most of our Anime Expo lineup will be available on the ATLUS Online Store, and we plan to eventually make this store the online home of our non-exclusive Anime Expo merchandise too!”
Since this will be a new territory for the folks at ATLUS, products will start as pre-order only items. Shipments will be going out late November and early December. The reason behind this is that they are manufacturing everything for their first run. “If you ever see something marked as “Sold Out” or “No longer available,” please note, it WILL be back. We want to make sure everyone can buy the items they want.” Adds the representative.
The store will be available to people for North America and will slowly work their way to become a high distributor. They know that the demand for the products exist, however, ATLUS isn’t capable of handling a global distribution just yet.
“Finally, I want everyone to know that we’re learning while we go. This website is as much a new experience for us as it is our fans.” Adds the Representative “As we learn what our fans want and need, we will grow the website in that direction. It is a work in progress, with more features and many more products coming soon, so keep checking back.”