The Witch and The Hundred Knight presents a world filled with monsters, knights, ghosts, animal people, and, of course, witches. What's amazing is that you'd probably be able to guess that just by listening to a few bars of the soundtrack.
This is because several of the songs in this soundtrack are reminiscent of Danny Elfman's Nightmare Before Christmas score. So it really only takes a few seconds of listening to the soundtrack's most prevalent musical themes to put you in a Halloween mindset.
The other songs on the soundtrack range in style from accordion-heavy tracks like those found in the Layton games to more traditionally epic sounding RPG fare (complete with full choirs singing in Latin). But no matter the song I am listening to, I remain totally in love with this soundtrack. It has made The Witch and The Hundred Knight one of the few games that I don't mute even while endlessly grinding. It is a lot of fun.
But don't take my word for it, take a listen for yourself with some of the clips below.
Majo Magi Mahato
Majo no Yuwaku (Witch's Temptation)
Gone With the Dust
The Witch and The Hundred Knight was released in Japan on July 25, 2013, for the PlayStation 3. While it is scheduled for a Western release, no official date has been set.