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Trials of Mana (1995)

Seiken densetsu 3 (original title)
Six kingdoms are fighting each other for power over the Mana stones and are battling for world dominance. Six warriors are sent out from their homes to save the world.


Kôichi Ishii

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Six kingdoms are fighting each other for power over the Mana stones and are battling for world dominance. Six warriors: Duran of Forcena, Angela of Altena, Charlotte of Uendoru, Hawkeye of Navarre, Kevin of Kemono Ôkoku and Riesz of Rolante are sent out (or banished) from their homes and with the help of faeries and spirits, they are up to save the world. Written by Chibi Riza

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

30 September 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Secret of mana 2 See more »

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Square Company See more »
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Seiken Densetsu 3 is now included on the Seiken Densetsu Collection for Nintendo Switch. However players will have to learn how to read Japanese text in order to understand the game. See more »


Follows Final Fantasy Adventure (1991) See more »

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Another classic "Banned form the USA" RPG!
25 March 2000 | by Chibi RizaSee all my reviews

A game so powerful,that is was rejected by Square USA,Seiken Densetsu 3 (or Secret of Mana 3)is perhaps the 3rd most wonderful Super Famicom RPG out there (only Rudora no Hihou and Terranigma slightly beats it to 1st and 2nd!).

The story focuses on six tragic-outcast warriors trying to search for the Mana sancuary and the Mana sabre before the evil empires find it and reek havoc onto the Mana world and drain Mana Megami.The best part of the game is the character development.My favorite characters were probably Angela,Chalotte/Carly,Hawkeye and Kevin.

This game wasn't only canned and aborted in North America,but (believe this or not)was also banned,because it had really touchy topics throughout the game.Of course those idiots have might as well have banned the classic Final Fantasy VI/FF3,because it also had the same touchy topics SD3 has.

Oh well,let's see If I can import or Download it now and have a mana expirience!

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