The opening animation for Shining Blade, releasing in Japan this March 15. The game continues Sega's long-running "Shining" series (following Shining Hearts from 2010), as a fantasy RPG for the PSP handheld, featuring character designs by Tony Taka. The story begins in the Dragonia Empire, where a plan to revive the leader of the Dark Dragon by sapping spirit energy from the land starts to unfold. With giant dragons rampaging throughout the land and the world engulfed in chaos, all hope has turned to the retrieval of the mysterious "Shining Blade". And thus, a soul blader is given the task to obtain the legendary blade and find Lorelei, the songtress who sings the "Song of Mana".