Admission to the AKIHABARA GAME SHOW 2021 is free! The event will take place on the 8th floor of the Sofmap AKIBA amusement store!
IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced their participation in the AKIHABARA GAME SHOW 2021. The event will be held at the Sofmap AKIBA amusement store (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) on November 27, 2021 (JST). A demo booth for the company’s escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up game, Yurukill: The Calumniation Games, will be up and running, and exclusive novelty goods will be given to those who play the demo. A sensu (decorative Japanese fan) featuring a charmingly seasonal Binko against a backdrop of fall colors is up for grabs for visiting players.
◆AKIHABARA GAME SHOW 2021 Overview
Event name: AKIHABARA GAME SHOW 2021
Date: November 27, 2021 (Sat.) 11:00-18:00 (JST)
Venue: Sofmap AKIBA amusement store 8F Exhibition Space
Address: Hiraoka Bldg., 1-10-8, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Official Sofmap Store Information:
◆About the Demo Booth
Featured Game: Escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up, Yurukill: The Calumniation Games
Stations: 2 (scheduled)
Novelty Goods: Yurukill: The Calumniation Games original “Autumnal Binko” sensu (decorative Japanese fan) (one per person)
*Admission to the event is free of charge
*We implement thorough measures to aid prevention of the transmission of the novel coronavirus. Please be sure to wear a mask and disinfect your hands with alcohol-based hand sanitizer when visiting the premises.
*Numbered tickets may be distributed at the reception during busy periods.
*Please be aware that there are a limited number of novelty goods available.
◆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 teaser trailer
・ Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official Twitter account
・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official website
◆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.
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.
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 has released titles including Death Come True and World’s End Club on a variety of different platforms worldwide.
・IzanagiGames’ official website
・IzanagiGames’ official Twitter account
・IzanagiGames’ official YouTube channel
・Izanagi Z Store (the official IzanagiGames merchandise site)
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