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Mainichi Issyo Marathon schedule detailed

Dante, Nero and Sackboy join Fumito Ueda and Akihiro Hino for online anniversary event.

 

Sony's big Mainichi Issyo marathon event kicks off in less than two days. Just prior to that, the company was good enough to share a schedule so that players can see when their favorite stars will be appearing.

As previously announced, the Toro Station 24 Hour Marathon, being held in commemoration of Mainichi Issyo's two year anniversary, will run for 24 hours starting Saturday at noon. During this period, the game will be updated every hour with special Toro Station broadcasts showing Toro and Kuro touring Tokyo and meeting up with famous guests, both real and virtual.

Here's full schedule, with time, course, and guest information, starting with noon on the 15th and ending at noon on the 16th:

12:00 to 13:00
Tokyo station to Nihonbashi, Patapon family from Patapon 2
13:00 to 14:00
Nihonbashi to Kokugikan, Ouji Hiroi from Red Entrtainment
14:00 to 15:00
Kokugikan to Asakusa, Last Guy from The Last Guy
15:00 to 16:00
Asakusa to Akihabara, Etona from Disgaea 3
16:00 to 17:00
Akihabara to Todai Akamon, Jinkun-chan from Mugen Kairou (Echochrome)
17:00 to 18:00
Todai Akamon to Nippon Budokan, Hirokazu Hamamura from Enterbrain/Famitsu
18:00 to 19:00
Nippon Budokan to Ikebukuro, Yukimura Sanada and Sasuke Sarutobi from Sengoku Basara
19:00 to 20:00
Ikebukuro to Nakano , Sackboy from LittleBigPlanet
20:00 to 21:00
Nakanoto Alta-mae (in Shinuku), Nagoshi Toshihiro and Kiryu Kazuma from Sega (Kiryu is actually the main character from Ryu ga Gotoku)
21:00 to 22:00
Alta-mae to Tochomae (the Tokyo government building), Male Dragon Riora from Monster Hunter
22:00 to 23:00
Tochomae to Shinbashi, musician Daisuke Miyake
23:00 to 24:00
Shinbashi to Tokyo Tower, Dante and Nero from Devil May Cry 4
24:00 to 1:00
Tokyo Tower to Roppongi, Fumito Ueda from Sony Computer Entertainment)
1:00 to 2:00
Roppongi to Aoyama Cemetery, The Shibito (the zombies) from Siren: New Translation
2:00 to 3:00
Aoyama Cemetery to Shibuya, Hatsuon Miku and Kagamine Rin & Len from Vocaloid 2
3:00 to 4:00
Shibuya to Shinagawa, Takahashi Meijin from Hudson
4:00 to 5:00
Shinagawa to Rainbow Bridge, Spelunker from Spelunker
5:00 to 6:00
Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba, Nabicchu from Nippon no Asokode
6:00 to 7:00
Odaiba to Tokyo Big Sight, Edie from Valkyria Chronicles
7:00 to 8:00
Tokyo Big Sight to Tsukiji market, Maou-san (the demon king) from Yuusha no Kuse ni Nama Ikida
8:00 to 9:00
Tsukiji to Ginza, Hitoshi Sakimoto from Basiscape
9:00 to 10:00
Ginza to Parliament building, Jasmine from Minna no Golf 4 (Hot Shots Golf)
10:00 to 11:00
Parliament building to Aoyama-dori, Akihiro Hino from Level-5
11:00 to 12:00
Aoyama-dori to SCE TK Building (Sony Computer Entertainment main office), LocoRoco from LocoRoco 2

Each episode will disappear at the end of the hour, so those hoping to take part in the marathon will have to do so in real time.

Toro complains that Kuro didn't tell him that the big 24 hour project was a marathon.
Toro is shown here working out day and night to prepare for the marathon.
Toro has worries about being able to run a full 24 hours.

Owners of the recently released PSP version of Mainichi Issyo, Mainichi Issyo Portable won't be able to take part in the marathon. In its place, Sony will be offering classic episodes of Toro Station.

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