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Video Game / For the Frog the Bell Tolls

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Since they were small children, the young Prince of Sablé and Richard, the Prince of the Custard Kingdom, were rivals in fencing. However, Richard always bested the Prince of Sablé, who dreamed to beat him some day. One day, word reaches that the Croakian Army, led by Lord Delarin, invaded the peaceful Mille-Feuille Kingdom and abducted Princess Tiramisu. Richard immediately sets out to save the kingdom, followed by the Prince of Sablé. With that, an adventure begins to save the Mille-Feuille Kingdom and Princess Tiramisu.

And frogs. A lot of frogs.

For the Frog the Bell Tolls (original title: Kaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru) is an action-adventure/RPG hybrid for the Game Boy, developed by Nintendo. It was influenced by their own The Legend of Zelda series, which inherited some elements of this game. The later released The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening shares an engine with it and has a cameo by Prince Richard in a house full of frogs and the even later released Super Mario RPG had a cameo by Prince Richard in frog form as an early non-boss enemy in the Japanese version (he's named Frogog in the translation). Since then, For the Frog the Bell Tolls hasn't gotten much acknowledgment by Nintendo, but Dr. Arewo Stein managed to appear as a recurring NPC in Wario Land 4, and there is a sticker of the Prince of Sablé in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, the Prince of Sablé appears as an Assist Trophy.

The game never got a release in America or Europe, but a complete fan translation exists.

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Alternative Title(s): Kaeru No Tame Ni Kane Wa Naru, The Frog For Whom The Bell Tolls