IzanagiGames and KOIKE-YA Announce Joint “KARAMUCHO” Giveaway!
Simply follow the IzanagiGames official Twitter account and retweet the corresponding tweet to enter the giveaway! One winner will be selected per day for a month, and a total of 31 winners will be awarded a box (12 bags) of “KARAMUCHO”, KOIKE-YA’s popular spicy potato chips!
IzanagiGames Inc. has announced a special giveaway in collaboration with KOIKE-YA Inc. (located in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan and led by President Akira Sato) on the IzanagiGames Twitter account starting from October 1! Each winner will receive a box of “KARAMUCHO”, KOIKE-YA’s ever-popular spicy potato chips that appear in-game! One winner will be chosen per day for every day of the month.
World’s End Club is an adventure puzzle action game, with a scenario written and directed by Too Kyo Games (led by Kazutaka Kodaka, the creator of the Danganronpa series, etc.), developed by Grounding Inc. (led by Yukio Futastugi, best known for the Panzer Dragoon series, etc.) and produced/published by IzanagiGames (led by Shinsuke Umeda).
1 winner per day and a total of 31 winners will be selected to win a box (12 bags) of “KARAMUCHO”. Simply follow the IzanagiGames official Twitter account (@izanagigames) and retweet the corresponding giveaway tweet to enter.
A box (12 bags) of “KARAMUCHO” : 1 winner per day, a total of 31 winners
◆How to enter
・Follow the IzanagiGames official Twitter account (@izanagigames)
・Retweet the corresponding event tweet
*If your account is set to “private,” the entry will not be counted.
*After the entry period has passed, we will draw the winners and contact them via DM (direct message) on Twitter.
From October 1 to November 30, 2020 23:59 (JST)
*The giveaway will be run by IzanagiGames Inc. Any inquiries concerning the giveaway may be sent to IzanagiGames via the company’s website.
◆About KOIKE-YA Inc.
KOIKE-YA Inc. is a well-established Japanese snack food manufacturer. The company proudly delivers perennially popular snacks that routinely feature on TV commercials, including “KOIKE-YA Potato Chips Salt & Seaweed”, first released in 1962, “KARAMUCHO”, “SUCORN”, and “DON TACOS”.
KOIKE-YA was revamped in October, 2016 and introduced “KOIKE-YA PRIDE POTATO” in February, 2017 to mark the company beginning a new chapter. The product became a smash hit, with over 4 billion yen in sales in the first year. Additionally, a renewed version of “KOIKE-YA PRIDE POTATO” that was released in February, 2020 to celebrate its 4th anniversary has sold more than 25 million bags in just five months since its release, and sales continue to outstrip those of the original version.
In addition to the new core products such as “PURE POTATO” and “KOIKEYA STRONG”, the company has launched a new line of products including “HASHED POTATO” and “Karaage without sin” (Guilt-free fried chicken).
・KOIKE-YA official website
・KOIKE-YA official Twitter:
・MUCHO brand website
◆World’s End Club Product Summary
Title – World’s End Club
Genre – Adventure puzzle action
Release date – September 4, 2020 (the Nintendo Switch™ version will be released in spring 2021)
Supported platforms – Apple Arcade℠, Nintendo Switch™
Producer/Publisher – IzanagiGames
Scenario Writer/Director – Too Kyo Games
Developer – Grounding Inc.
Executive Producer – Shinsuke Umeda
Creative Director – Kazutaka Kodaka
Scenario Writer/Director – Kotaro Uchikoshi
Director – Takumi Nakazawa
Character Designer – Take
Development Producer – Yukio Futatsugi
Art Director – Kentaro Yoshida
Copyright notation – (c)IzanagiGames, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
◆About World’s End Club
World’s End Club is an adventure puzzle action game, with a scenario written and directed by Too Kyo Games (led by Kazutaka Kodaka, the creator of the Danganronpa series, etc.) and developed by Grounding Inc. (led by Yukio Futastugi, best known for the Panzer Dragoon series, etc.). The character designer is Take (best known for the Zaregoto series and Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon), the producer is Shinsuke Umeda, and the publisher is IzanagiGames.
・World’s End Club official website
・World’s End Club official Twitter
◆Kazutaka Kodaka’s Profile
Director, scenario writer, CEO of Too Kyo Games. Handled all planning and writing for the Danganronpa series. The series also had live drama (with Kanata Hongo as the lead actor) and anime adaptations that were met with critical acclaim, both domestically and internationally. He then founded Too Kyo games together with Kotaro Uchikoshi, Rui Komatsuzaki, and Masafumi Takada. He is now actively working on manga, anime production, novel writing, and more.
◆Kotaro Uchikoshi’s Profile
Director, scenario writer, and lavatory cleaner at Too Kyo Games. Handled direction and writing of numerous well-known game titles including the Infinity Series (Never7, Ever17, Remember11), the Zero Escape Series (Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), and AI: The Somnium Files. He is highly praised even outside of Japan and has received a number of awards. He has delivered lectures on numerous occasions at GDC, Anime Expo and elsewhere.
IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo and is focused on directly accessing the global games market with titles made in collaboration with Japanese creators. By expanding the company’s range of fund procurement, IzanagiGames aims to provide opportunities for exceptional creators to make new IPs and games which are then delivered as entertainment experiences to the gaming masses.
・IzanagiGames’ official website
・IzanagiGames’ official twitter account
・IzanagiGames’ official YouTube channel
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