Platina is a comprehensive encyclopedia that encompasses everything about the Ar tonelico and Surge Concerto series, their various related media, their characters, and everything about their engrossing and expansive worlds: Ar Ciel and Ra Ciela. Oh, and since some articles make use of the games' own languages: Hymmnos, Carmena Foreluna, and Ar Ciela, make sure to grab both the Hymmnos and Ar Ciela fonts before beginning to read up.
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Confirmation of the Surge Concerto series being directly connected to Ar tonelico: it's a distant prequel to them.
Krut Hymneth released.
Samples released for the three new songs contained in the Krut Hymneth boxset, alongside explanations of their purpose in Ar Ciel's story.
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Ar Portal revived in commemoration of the announcement of the Krut Hymneth boxset. The users can vote for which character will sing for each of the three new songs contained in it in this page. For the first song, the options are Misha, Cloche, Infel and Saki; for the second song, Aurica, Luca and Finnel; and for the third and final song, Mir, Shurelia and Jakuri.
Announcement from Gust that the Supporteil service will be terminated this December 31st. Users won't be able to log into them anymore after that date.
Live Broadcast of the Thank You, Ar Portal! The Last Dinner!? event. Due to a sudden interruption, it'll be rebroadcasted later on. The date for the broadcast will be revealed in the Ar Portal later on.
Final Toukousphere issue. There will be a live event this Wednesday 31st conducted by Akira Tsuchiya and Atsunori Kawachi broadcasted through NicoNico Live and UStream, which will serve as the farewell for the series. Said event will begin at 7:00 pm (Japan Time).
Confirmation from the SAME Creative Music & Sound Producer 田畑三津広 (Wacha) that series' composer and arranger Takashige Inagaki passed away on November 2009 from a brain tumor. May his soul rest in peace...
The Toukousphere had its final normal issue. Next week, it will be an special Flash Toukousphere to serve as farewell to the column.
The Ar Portal has begun a festival to celebrate its fifth anniversary. Likewise, it has announced that it won't receive more updates after this August 31th.