Crunchyroll Games, the in-house publisher and distributor of interactive content from the world’s most popular anime brand, has today announced the global launch of its latest mobile RPG, Princess Connect! Re: Dive. Developed by esteemed Japanese studio Cygames, Princess Connect! Re: Dive was released in Japan in 2018 and later released in Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese as well as Thai.
At its peak, Princess Connect! Re: Dive achieved #1 in sales ranking in the Japanese App Store, and the other regions have followed with high sales ranking on the App Store. Cygames’ original creation has been adapted by Cygames Pictures into an anime series and the first season was simulcast worldwide (ex. Asia) by Crunchyroll in April 2020. Due to the series popularity, Part 2 was announced this past summer.
Princess Connect! Re: Dive combines sophisticated gameplay with high-quality animation. Players begin their journey across the land of Astraea alongside Heroines to fight spirited, real-time battles. Each heroine can be powered up and strengthened as the story progresses, unlocking special story content.
In-game cinematics are produced by a number of animation studios who have worked on numerous hit anime TV series in Japan. The game also features over 50 renowned voice actors including:
▶ M•A•O previously in “Fire Force” as Iris, “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” as Shion and “Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga” as Mamushi Hojo
▶ Miku Ito previously in “The Quintessential Quintuplets” as Miku Nakano, “Adachi and Shimamura” as Shimamura and “BanG Dream!” as Kokoro Tsurumaki
▶ Rika Tachibana previously in “Shomin Sample” as Reiko Arisugawa, “Street Fighter V” as Lucia and “Joshi Kausei” as Momoko Futo
▶ Princess Connect! Re: Dive is also teaming up with Hololive Production, a talent agency for Virtual YouTubers, to bring fans sneak peeks and special livestreams of the game alongside Hololive EN! Below you can find a lineup of upcoming events with the Vtubers on their respective channels and at each event, five lucky players will win an additional 1,500 Jewels:
January 19 – Global Launch Celebration stream with Amelia Watson
January 21 – Fan Art Stream with Ninomae Ina’nis
January 23 – Karaoke Stream with Gawr Gura