Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3 is a role-playing game. It's supposed to be rated CERO A, which is the equivalent of the ESRB E. It was supposed to.
According to the Japanese rating board, the CERO A is not suitable for the title, and thus, it will be pulled.
The game went on sale on June 23 in Japan.
According to an official release, CERO stated it will re-examine the title once again and release the title with a new rating.
While Japan waits for Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3, the second game in the Atelier trilogy, Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland, makes its way to North America for a localised release this September. It is rated T for Teen.