New particulars have been launched about Tribe 9, an formidable new multimedia franchise from the creators of the Danganronpa collection.
The brand new franchise is takes place in a colourful however post-apocalyptic world, within the metropolis of Neo Too Kyo, which is loosely based mostly on the actual 23 wards of Tokyo. On this new lawless society, numerous factions emerge who compete for management of the town by way of a brand new, extra excessive model of baseball that’s performed with excessive tech bats and mitts that may additionally rework into weapons. The brand new collection is the most recent creation from Kazutaka Kodaka, who additionally created the cult-classic Danganronpa collection of video video games and anime variations. Kodaka is as soon as once more joined by Danganronpa character designer Rui Komatsuzaki and composer Masafumi Takada.
The anime aspect of the franchise might be co-produced by anime writer Funimation and the animation studio Liden Movies, who’re finest recognized for producing the anime adaptation of Tokyo Revengers. The anime will star Hire-A-Girlfriend’s Shun Horie as its major protagonist, Haru Shirogane, and veteran voice actor Akira Ishida because the voice of Shun Akiyama. Ishida is finest generally known as the voice of Naruto‘s sand ninja Gaara, in addition to Cellular Go well with Gundam SEED‘s Athrun Zala. The anime collection will debut in Japan and on Funimation’s streaming service in January 2022.
A smartphone action-RPG can be within the works. The sport might be co-developed by Japanese cellular sport studio Akatsuki, who beforehand collaborated with Ultimate Fantasy writer Sq.-Enix on Romancing Saga Re:Universe, a cellular sport spinoff of Akitoshi Kawazu’s long-running experimental RPG collection. The sport’s design work is being dealt with by Kodaka’s Too Kyo Video games, which was based in 2017 by members of the Danganronpa and Zero Escape improvement groups after they left their unique online game studio, Spike Chunsoft. Too Kyo Video games is finest recognized for its 2020 journey/2D-platforming sport World’s Finish Membership, which was initially launched on iOS and Mac OS gadgets as an unique for the Apple Arcade subscription service, however was later ported to the Nintendo Swap. The brand new Tribe 9 sport presently has no launch date.
A Webtoon based mostly on Tribe 9 can be in improvement, however was not proven.
Whereas lots of the key members of the unique video games’ improvement groups have now left Spike Chunsoft, the corporate not too long ago introduced a brand new sport within the collection, Danganronpa S: Final Summer season Camp, which blends components of RPGs with board video games and options characters from all three earlier video games within the collection. The sport is scheduled to be launched for the Nintendo Swap on Dec. 3.
Supply: YouTube, Funimation