8 Latest Mobile Games Based on Popular Japanese Anime Series
Anime, derived from the word 'Animation', in its simplest sense, it refers to a cartoon television series or movie made in Japan. Since anime crossed continents, it has became popular with generations of American viewers. In most anime series, the characters have extremely large, dolly-like eyes and spiky or long hair. However, anime is more than just a 'cartoon' to its fans since it can catch the hearts of fans easily and let them addicted to it.
As one of a anime's derivative works, a anime-based mobile game seems to be well-received as the anime itself in Japan. So today, I'm going to list some upcoming mobile games based on some relatively new anime titles which I bet you hear them a lot.
ORATTA is working on a BLEACH mobile game, and recently they announced they would join hands with GREE to launch this game on GREE platform. Called 'BLEACH 卍解バトル', it's a turn-based card battle game for smartphones, and in this game, every character is in a cute anime style. The game is already available for pre-register here, check it out.
Attack on Titan: Road to Freedom
I just reported this game a few days ago, more details about it you can check out here. Besides, Roar to Freedom is also available for pre-register via the teaser website here, and is coming to iOS and Android platform soon this winter. What kind of response this CoC inspired game will receive? Let's wait and see.
Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Puzzdex
This game is based on both anime 'とある魔術の禁書目録(インデックス)' and 'とある科学の超電磁砲', it will be designed as a puzzle & card battle game which players can form a troop by selecting characters from both the two anime titles. Its Android version is scheduled to be released in February with an iOS version coming soon in Marth. Pre-register page here.
MAGI: Dungeon & Magic
Nexon announced and started the pre-registration of MAGI: Dungeon & Magic on January 10, 2014. This title is going to be the smartphone RPG game of the popular manga and TV anime series MAGI. The price of the game will be free and it's going to be released on both iOS and Android platform. If you complete the pre-registration via the official teaser website, you will get a special limited item for the main character MAGI.
Evangalion: Catharsisi of Soul
The game takes EVA's power organization SEELE, which is behind the NERV, as a gimmick. The homepage also uses the apostle production plan of SEELE as theme. DeNA only revealed a little information about the game through news or the teaser website, but they revealed that Evangalion: Catharsisi of Soul is slated for winter release.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Shooters
The game is adapted from the famed cartoon JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, drawn by Hirohiko Araki. It seems to be a card battle game, and you can not only review the plots of anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure I & II, characters from III will also come on the stage in this mobile game. Pre-register page here.
According to a latest news? rumor? It said that the popular anime Hakuouki ～本篇～ will be transplanted to mobile platform completely in 2014, besides, limited plots and original character settings will be added in game. You can download this game for free and experience the prologue, but if you want to enjoy the limited plots, you have to pay for them. Hakuouki ～本篇～ mobile will meet us in the spring of 2014, just stay tuned.
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