The title of the game’s theatrical adaptation is Yurukill: The Calumniation Games THE STAGE. Further details about the performance, including the cast, the key visual, and the schedule, will be unveiled as they come in!
IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced the theatrical adaptation of escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up, Yurukill: The Calumniation Games. Yurukill is based on an original story by Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler author, Homura Kawamoto and features a scenario by Hikaru Muno. The game’s shoot ‘em up sections were developed by G.rev.
The title of the theatrical performance is Yurukill: The Calumniation Games THE STAGE. Further details about the cast, the key visual and the schedule will be announced on the official Twitter account.
◆ About Yurukill: The Calumniation Games THE STAGE
Original Story: Homura Kawamoto (Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler) / Hikaru Muno
Production / Script: Eishin Yamada
Show Schedule: 4/23/2022 – 5/1/2022
Location: Nissho Hall (Minato, Tokyo: http://nissho-hall.jp/)
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games THE STAGE official Twitter account (@yurusuteinfo)
◇Eishin Yamada’s profile
Eishin Yamada is a veteran stage performer. After working as an assistant director for Psychometrer Eiji, Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan (Heaven-Piercing Gurren Lagann) Vol. 2 and 3, and Captain Harlock Space Pirate Dimension Voyage, he went on to produce highly entertaining shows such as SANZ II, Haunted Obachestra, Inochi no arika—featuring Ryo Horikawa and MIRRORION.
Ametsuchi is a theatrical performance project formed in 2019 by producer Takuro Ando and organizer/director/scenario writer Eishin Yamada. The goal of this multimodal entertainment project is to achieve the most fitting adaptation for each story in terms of direction, regardless of the medium of presentation, whether it be video direction or a straightforward performance.
Ametsuchi’s official Twitter （ @ametsuchi_stage ）
Ametsuchi’s official Instagram
◆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 for PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™: 4/14/2022 (Japanese version)
Publisher: IzanagiGames, Inc.
Platforms (Scheduled): PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™, Steam®
Scheduled retail price: 7,678 yen (6,980 yen before tax)
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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.
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