Dragon Ball Publisher Shueisha Announces New Shueisha Game Brand, Teases Big Game Announcements


Today, massive Japanese publisher Shueisha officially announced its new game publishing brand, Shueisha Games.

Today, massive Japanese publisher Shueisha officially announced its new game publishing brand, Shueisha Games.

It is essentially a full-fledged brand extension of the game development initiatives undertaken by the Shueisha Game Creators CAMP.

In addition to further supporting game developers, the new brand will also encourage collaboration between manga developers and creators, novelists, screenwriters, illustrators and composers, helping them reach the world with their creativity with original games.

The brand’s goal is to combine the ability of the publishing industry to find and develop new talent and the power of the game industry. By combining these two elements, Shueisha Games aims to create new brand new games and take up the challenge of distributing them all over the world.

4,000 developers have signed up for Game Creator CAMP, and the number of supported games has exceeded 10, including unannounced ones.

The first four titles to be released under the brand will be Oni from Kenei Design, Ukiyo from Seaknot Studios, The Tower of Children from Tasto Alpha and Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions from Momo-pi Studio.

That being said, the developer also mentions in the press release that it already has some large-scale games in the works, and they’re not only big in terms of creative value, but also development budget.

The first is a mobile game developed by a major studio outside of Japan. The character design was done by a major mangaka who publishes in Shueisha’s famous manga magazine, Weekly Shounen Jump. The focus is the global market with a focus on Japan and other Asian countries.

Below you can see teased silhouettes.

A second teaser is for a competitive multiplayer game co-published with a major Japanese publisher and developed by a relevant Japanese developer. It is defined as a “turn speed action multiplayer” game.

If you are unfamiliar with the Shueisha brand, it is one of the strongest manga publishers in Japan, led by the Jump brand, including franchises like Dragon Ball, Demon Slayer, Saint Seiya, Bleach, One Piece and many more. .

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