The story begins as Neku Sakuraba, an unsociable 15-year-old boy, unexpectedly wakes up in the Shibuya shopping district of Tokyo, Japan. While trying to piece together his rude awakening, he receives a strange text message warning him that he will cease to exist unless he accomplishes a certain mission. Although he barely has time to grasp what is happening to him, he commences his assigned task in the mysterious streets of Shibuya.
*Distinctive modern art style created by a team of artists led by Tetsuya Nomura, world-renowned character designer of the upcoming FABULA NOVA CRYSTALLIS project which includes FINAL FANTASY XIII and FINAL FANTASY Versus XIII
*Innovative Stride-Cross Battle System allows players to control two characters simultaneously, unleashing special attacks with the stylus
*Collect a vast array of custom-designed pins, each with a powerful psychic ability that can be activated with the right touch or sound command
*Customize characters with Shibuya's coolest fashions and exchange items with other players via Mingle Mode
*Experience an amazing soundtrack combining a fusion of musical influences from hip-hop to rock to electronica
*Battle with up to three friends in Tin Pin Slammer, an exciting and fast-paced mini-game, via local wireless connection