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IzanagiGames is exhibiting at TOKYO GAME SHOW 2021 ONLINE! Their special program airs live from Makuhari Messe from ​​23:00 on September 30, 2021 (JST) and the “Yurukill: the Calumniation Games” demo booth will be up and running from September 30 to October 3!

IzanagiGames announces their participation in TGS2021!  Their special program will air live from Makuhari Messe from ​​23:00 to 23:50 on September 30, 2021 (JST) and the “Yurukill: the Calumniation Games” Demo Booth will be up and running from Thursday September 30 to Sunday October 3, 2021!

IzanagiGames has announced their participation in TOKYO GAME SHOW 2021 ONLINE. The company’s special program is scheduled to air from ​​23:00 on September 30, 2021 (JST) and the “Yurukill: the Calumniation Games” Demo Booth will be up and running from September 30 to October 3, 2021. Further information about the program, including the details about the cast and other specifics will be announced around mid September.

IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced their participation in TOKYO GAME SHOW 2021 ONLINE. The company’s project, “Yurukill: the Calumniation Games”—an escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up game—will be featured at the exhibition, and their brand new venture will be unveiled during the special program.

◆ TGS2021 ONLINE IzanagiGames’ official program

Date: From ​​23:00 to 23:50 on Thursday, September 30, 2021 (JST) 

TGS official website special program URL:

https://tgs.nikkeibp.co.jp/tgs/2021/contents/program.html

Provisional title: “Yurukill: the Calumniation Games” special program! IzanagiGames from Monzen-nakacho, Tokyo has something exciting in the works!

Provisional content: Hey, did you hear that IzanagiGames is going to be making an announcement about their brand new project!? We’ve got the latest Yurukill: the Calumniation Games information and footage! There also might just be an exciting new announcement about something in the works towards the end of the program—guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat!

*Information about the cast and further details about the program will be announced in the near future, so please stay tuned!

◆TGS2021 ONLINE IzanagiGames exhibition

Date: Thursday September 30 to Sunday October 3, 2021

Location: Makuhari Messe Hall8 401 (Immediate left from the north entrance)

Details: In our quest to provide opportunities for exceptional Japanese creators and developers to excel, IzanagiGames has all kinds of exciting new ventures in the works. At TGS2021, we’ll be offering the chance to get hands on and bin-timately acquainted with Yurukill: The Calumniation Games, which is due for release in spring, 2022! We’re aiming for our stall to be a bin-thralling experience for all, whether you have the chance to try out the latest Yurukill: The Calumniation Games gameplay on-site , or are watching from home! 

TGS official exhibitor list:

https://tgs.nikkeibp.co.jp/tgs/2021/exhibition/list_genre.html

IzanagiGames will be featured during the HIS virtual tour! 

HIS virtual tour application site URL:

https://tgs.nikkeibp.co.jp/tgs/2021/contents/tours.html

Japanese tour:

Date: IzanagiGames to be introduced between 11:00 and 12:30 on Saturday, October 2, 2021 (JST)

Tour guide: Jicho Kacho (scheduled)

English tour: 

Date:  IzanagiGames to be introduced between 11:00 and 12:30 on Saturday, October 2, 2021 (JST)

Tour guide: Daniel Robson (Chief Editor at IGN Japan) and more

[Regarding interviews during the event]

Date #1: 23:00 – 23:50 on Thursday, September 30, 2021 (JST) before and after IzanagiGames’ special program

Venue: Live studio in Makuhari Messe

Details: Interview about “Yurukill: The Calumniation Games” and the TGS special program with IzanagiGames CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda and other program cast members

Date #2: 10:00 – 17:00 from Thursday, September 30 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 (JST)

Venue: IzanagiGames’ booth at Hall8 401 in Makuhari Messe 

Details: “Yurukill: The Calumniation Games” latest demo, interview with IzanagiGames CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda regarding “Yurukill: The Calumniation Games” and other new projects from IzanagiGames

◆TGS2021 ONLINE overview

Event name: TOKYO GAME SHOW 2021 ONLINE

Date: Thursday, September 30 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 (JST) 

※ Online business matching will begin in advance from Wednesday, September 29, 2021 (JST)

Organizer: Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA)

Co-hosts: Nikkei Business Publications, Inc, DENTSU Inc.

Sponsor: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Number of exhibitors: 200(scheduled)

Admission Fee: Free of charge (with a few exceptions)

Theme: “We’ll always have games.”

◆About Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

An escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up game based on an original story by Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler author, Homura Kawamoto, with a scenario by his younger brother, Hikaru Muno. Features character design from Hiro Kiyohara, known for his work on Valkyria Revolution, and a soundtrack from Yuko Komiyama, who worked on the Monster Hunter series. The shoot ‘em up elements were developed by veteran studio, G.Rev.

・ Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official Twitter account

https://twitter.com/yurukill

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official website

https://yurukill.com/

◆Homura Kawamoto’s profile

Homura Kawamoto made his debut with “Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler” in 2014, in the magazine Gangan Joker. The Kakegurui series, including spin-offs, has sold over 6.2 million copies, and has been adapted into a variety of projects including anime, movies, and games. Kawamoto has worked on original scenarios and planning for numerous titles, such as “The War of Greedy Witches,” and “Greatest M” (co-written with Hikaru Muno). He has also passed the national bar exam in Japan.

◆Hikaru Muno’s profile

Hikaru Muno is the younger brother of Homura Kawamoto, and made his debut with a job search manual called “Bonjin Naitei Senryaku” (Job Hunting Strategies for Average People) in 2012. He has worked on numerous projects including original scenarios for comics, novels, how-to-books, board games, and is the author of the Kakegurui series’ light novels, “Kakegurui Trip” and “Kakegurui Joker.” He has also worked on “Build Divide” and “High Card” (both co-written with Homura Kawamoto) and a board game called “Hen-na Kanji” (Strange Chinese Characters).

◆ Hiro Kiyohara’s profile

Hiro Kiyohara is a manga artist and illustrator. He is best known for the comic version of “Another,” among other titles. He has worked on illustration for a range of novels, including “All-Round Appraiser Q” and the “Detective versus Detectives” series. He is a character designer for the PS4 game “Valkyria Revolution” and is currently writing the manga series “The Decagon House Murders” for the monthly manga magazine, Monthly Afternoon.

◆Game Overview

Title: Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Original story/ scenario: Homura Kawamoto (Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler)/ Hikaru Muno

Producer/ Director: Shinsuke Umeda (Death Come True)

Character design: Hiro Kiyohara (Valkyria Revolution)

Soundtrack: Yuko Komiyama (Monster Hunter series)

Genre: Escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up

Shoot ‘em up part development: G.Rev (Mamorukun Curse!)

Scheduled release date: Spring, 2022

Publisher: IzanagiGames, Inc.

Platforms (Scheduled): PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™, Steam®

Retail price: TBC

Copyright notice: (c)IzanagiGames, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

◆About IzanagiGames

IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo. The company produces interactive entertainment experiences, with a focus on console games, and is geared towards 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 fans across the world.

・IzanagiGames’ official website

https://izanagigames.co.jp/

・IzanagiGames’ official Twitter account

https://twitter.com/izanagigames

・IzanagiGames’ official YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/c/IzanagiGamesChannel

・Izanagi Z Store (the official IzanagiGames merchandise site)

https://izanagi.official.ec/

・“PlayStation”, “PS4”, and “PS5” are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. 

・Steam is a trademark of Valve Corporation.

・Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.