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A Gaiden Game spin-off of the Lunar series, Lunar: Walking School serves as a Prequel, set about 300 years before the events of the first game. It focuses on Ellie and Lena, two young girls who are scouted to attend the Wizarding School Iyen, and their various misadventures there.


This Gaiden Game contains instances of:

  • A Pupil of Mine, Until He Turned to Evil: In Magic School, this is the relationship between Memphis and Glen.
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  • Absent-Minded Professor: Professor Dadis, to an absurd degree. The heroines apprentice themselves to him, even though he seldom remembers who they are and is rarely able to teach lessons since he can't find his supplies.
  • Adults Are Useless: Aside from being a source of spells, the teachers generally serve little purpose, with it constantly falling upon your party's shoulders to solve every issue that arises.
  • All Men Are Perverts: One of the first things the male students do is band together to steal all of the girls' food and laundry, thinking that this will keep them from 'overeating' and force them to wash their remaining clothes in the buff.
  • Arranged Marriage: Senia's father attempted to force her into one, leading her to become a Runaway Fiancé.
  • Big Eater: Lena, to the point where she agrees to attend the school purely because they offered free food.
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  • Childhood Friend Romance: Between Senia and Azu.
  • Damsel in Distress: Elenora repeatedly ends up in this role.
  • Fire, Ice, Lightning: Ellie specializes in Fire magic, Ant and Winn specialize in Ice, and Senia has Lightning.
  • Floating Continent: Iyen Island, the main setting of the game, is able to move over the water. The island makes stops at different locales, broadening the types of adventures the heroes can get into.
  • Floating Mask: D, the personification of Demon Castle D, manifests as a mask. Naturally, its design changes between the Game Gear and Saturn versions.
  • Gaiden Game
  • Graduate from the Story: As to be expected in a game about school, in the end the characters leave to seek their fortunes in the world at large. Ellie and Lena (and Blade in Magic School) get accepted to continue their studies in Vane.
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  • Height Angst: Lena is a bit sensitive about her height. Naturally, this leads to Ant teasing her about it.
  • I Have You Now, My Pretty: Barua takes an immediate interest in Winn, and repeatedly attempts to claim him for herself.
  • Item Crafting: Light Water, Protect Water and Mystery Water do nothing on their own, but can be combined with various herbs to make different items. This only applies to Walking School, as items were completely removed from Magic School.
  • Obi-Wan Moment: Old Glen gets some time to reassure and comfort the heroes before passing away from their wounds.
  • One-Winged Angel: When Memphis manages to steal the power of the Blue Dragon, he gets a transformation to go with it. Unfortunately for him, he can't hold onto that power long, turning into a Clipped-Wing Angel in the process.
  • Regenerating Mana: Simply standing around lets you recover MP, and upgrading your robes increases the regeneration rate. Defending also restores your MP.
  • Rich Bitch: Layla
  • The Rival: Ant and his two cronies
  • Secret Test: When they first arrive, the students are put through one as an entrance exam, where the island appears to be uninhabited. This leads directly to the boys banding together to steal the girls' food and extra clothing, without suffering any punishment from the teachers after The Reveal. Notably removed from the Updated Re-release.
  • Straw Misogynist: Your rival Ant and his friends quickly establish themselves to be condenscendingly sexist twerps. Iason, the Dojo teacher, is also obsessed with manhood.
  • Squishy Wizard: As all of your party members are spellcasters, none of them are particularly good at dealing physical damage.
  • Updated Re-release: Magic School Lunar heavily expanded and revamped the original game, removing some events completely while replacing them with others.
  • Wizarding School: Iyen.
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