Burlingame, CA. - April 04, 2012 - Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, launched their first annual Spring Sale for the Natsume Online Store at with a special spring promotion.  Customers will receive a special soft “duckie” friend with any purchase, from now until April 30th. The duck is here to celebrate the return of warmer weather and good times with Natsume games, just in time for spring celebrations to come this month.

"The weather is getting hotter, and so are the promotions here at Natsume!" said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "We've been waiting for a chance to offer our fabulous fowl friend again, and this year's Spring Sale is the perfect opportunity to grab a game and a bonus plush for your ever-growing Harvest Moon collection.”

The plush duck, originally a pre-order bonus for Harvest Moon: Animal Parade in November 2009, has now returned to celebrate the arrival of the spring season in the U.S., and fans can grab this quaint quacker with any Online Store purchase.  The Natsume Online Store boasts new and classic titles including Harvest Moon: Magical Melody for the Nintendo Wii, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny for the PlayStation 3, Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals for the Nintendo DS, Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove 3D for the Nintendo 3DS, and many more.

Players can follow all the news for all of the beloved Natsume franchises via, or by scooping all of the latest Natsume news at and  Natsume will also be attending E3 2012 in Los Angeles at the start of June.


About Natsume

Natsume Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher that specializes in unique and family-oriented interactive entertainment software for a variety of platforms. Most known for publishing Reel Fishing and Harvest Moon, Natsume is dedicated to producing quality video games.  For more information about Natsume Inc., visit


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