Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adel awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adel begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adel as he unravels the riddle of the cursed Isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lachrymose of Dana!.