ICO novel to be published in English later this year

2004 novelization finally coming out west

Not only are ICO fans soon gettingan HD upgrade of their favorite game, they're getting a full length novel - Miyuki Miyabe's 2004 novelization of the game will be available in English-speaking countries later this year.

The English title of the book is ICO: Castle of the Mist, and it's being published by Viz Media sometime this summer or fall. Amazon has the release date set for August 16, and is accepting pre-orders.

Miyabe is best known for her novel Brave Story, which became a popular anime and game series, but her ICO novelization is also a common sight at used book stores in Japan.

Feb 8, 2011