After a very busy February and March just end with the likes of Elden RingAtelier Sophie 2The Kaito FilesGran Turismo 7Triangle Strategy, and more, we had a relatively calm April with Chrono Cross, Nintendo Switch Sports, and notable ports. If you missed our Game of the Year coverage, check out the best games of 2021 here, best soundtracks of 2021 here, and our platform specific lists for PS5PS4SwitchXbox OneXbox Series X, and PC. This month has a few notable releases and some surprising ports. Here’s what you need to know about the Japanese games releasing in May 2022.

Japanese video games releasing in May 2022

May 10

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising
505 Games
PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

May 11

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia

May 12

The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story
Square Enix
PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

May 19

PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

May 22


May 24

Touken Ranbu Warriors
Koei Tecmo
Nintendo Switch

May 25

Yurukill: The Calumniation Game (Japan)
Izanagi Games
PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch

May 26

The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails (Japan)
Nihon Falcom
Nintendo Switch

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix Plus

May 27

Pac-Man Museum +
Bandai Namco Entertainment
PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

I’ll update this if any dates change or when new games are announced for the month.

Updated on May 22, 2022 – Added Drainus.
Updated on May 26,2022 – Added Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix Plus.

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