Shueisha, the Japanese publisher responsible for, among other things, Shonen Jump magazine and its various publications, has announced that it established a division especially dedicated to videogames last February. Shueisha is responsible for the publication of Dragon Ball, Naruto, Kimetsu No Yaiba, My Hero Academy and many other manga licenses.
The intention is “expand your business within video games”, and offer support and support to different developers, artists, novelists and other creators to produce video games. Currently, he is working on “more than ten games”, several of them unannounced.
Among the games yes announced is Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump + Dimension, a tactical action game scheduled for this summer in Nintendo Switch; The Tower: To The Bottom, a survival roguence with an estimated release date for 2022; ONI, a 3D action game also scheduled for this year and Ukiyo, a Japanese-style Cyberpunk “adventure” for 2023.
In addition, there are at least two “large-scale” projects not yet unbelieved: one for mobile phones and another with platforms yet to be confirmed.