From Ni no Kuni to Pokémon, we're talking all things JRPG on today's Very Special Edition of Random Encounters slash Burning Questions slash Kirk And Jason Talk About JRPGs For A While.

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Random Encounters is a weekly column dedicated to all things JRPG. It runs every Friday at 3pm ET. You can reach Jason at or on Twitter at @jasonschreier.