Out today, Attack Of The Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale is the story of a young boy who's town is overtaken every Friday by massive monsters. Level-5 released a trailer and screenshots that show off the captivating design of this newly downloadable title.

You play as Sohta. In 1971, Sohta's small town is graced by the presence of monsters from television once a week. The objective is to collect "monster cards" and best the other children in the town at trading card battles. Only by winning can Sohta become the boss of the other kids and find out where to go next on his journey.

Considering it is one of the first titles from Level-5 since Layton Brothers Mystery Room, AOTFM looks promising. Originally released as a part of Guild 02 in Japan, it's the third title of the pack to be released behind Bugs Vs. Tanks! and The Starship Damrey. Level-5's previous collection was also brought to the US, Guild 01 and Guild 03 could possibly be in the works.

Attack Of The Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale is available now for 3DS on the Nintendo eShop for $7.99.

Our Take
While the card game is essential to progressing, a good deal of AOTFM's charm is likely to be found in interacting with the townspeople. The character designs and hand-drawn backgrounds definitely make the title worth watching. As to whether or not it is worth playing? The trailer doesn't show enough to answer that question.