Anime Expo 2018: Press Release Zombieland

ZOMBIELAND SAGA unveiled at Anime Expo

New series from the creators of Yuri on Ice and Granblue Fantasy set to take the zombie apocalypse by storm when it is broadcast this Autumn.

Los Angeles – July 5, 2018 – Japanese publisher Cygames announced a new anime series, ZOMBIE LAND SAGA at Anime Expo today, giving showgoers their first taste of an
all-new anime take on the zombie apocalypse, being created in collaboration with MAPPA and Avex Pictures.

The three companies have assembled a powerhouse production team with some of the industry’s top talent, to create an all-new anime series that is set to take the undead world by storm when it is broadcast later this year. MAPPA, the studio behind cult hit Yuri on Ice, will work together with Avex Pictures, of Mr. Osomatsu fame, and Cygames, the Japanese entertainment company behind videogame and anime hits such as Granblue Fantasy and Shadowverse. Together the three companies will combine to give the zombie genre a refreshing new twist.

 

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The series is set to debut in Autumn of 2018, but today showgoers at Anime Expo in Los Angeles were treated to a teaser trailer which gave an early taste of the new face of flesh-eating. The trailer was shown at the Cygames booth at the show (booth 3900), where it will continue to be shown for the rest of the show – alongside all sorts of other Cygames-related activities, from Granblue Fantasy themed cosplay and anime to Shadowverse demos, free swag, and appearances from an all-star cast of voice actors, artists, and pro gamers.

 

If you missed it at the show you can find the teaser trailer here: https://youtu.be/C2uiROVA220

 

So with ZOMBIELAND SAGA set to be a sleeper hit this autumn, be sure to check it out at the show and stay tuned for more news.

 

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About ZOMBIELAND SAGA

Title:                 ZOMBIELAND SAGA

Broadcaste date:         Autumn 2018

Official website:         http://zombielandsaga.com

Official Twitter account:    @zombielandsaga

©ZOMBIE LAND SAGA PARTNERS

 

About Anime Expo

Anime Expo (AX) started in 1991 as “Anime Con” by the members of UC Berkeley’s anime club, Cal Animage Alpha. Each year, Anime Expo brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Anime Expo features the best in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion, and video games.

 

For more information see the official event website at: http://www.anime-expo.org/

About MAPPA

MAPPA Co., Ltd. Is a Japanese animation studio that was founded in 2011. The studio has created some of the best-loved anime in recent years, including Yuri on Ice , Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul, and In this Corner of the World. Get ready for the company’s unique interpretation of the undead apocalypse!

 

About Avex Pictures

Avex Pictures is a subsidiary of Avex Group, the Japanese entertainment conglomerate. The company was set up in 2014 to create and distribute movies. The company’s business has evolved out of visual media such as animation and live action films and it provides services to draw out the maximum potential of the company’s media. From individual businesses in each and every genre, to all business model directions, the company has produced such hits as Yuri on Ice, and Black Clover, working on everything from digital and physical distribution to live events and merchandising.

 

About Cygames

Cygames, Inc. is an acclaimed developer and operator of popular mobile games. Formed as a CyberAgent group company in May, 2011, Cygames always strives to provide the best in entertainment. The company’s first title, Shingeki no Bahamut (Rage of Bahamut), revolutionized mobile card games when it was released in September 2011. The company’s next ground-breaking adventure, Granblue Fantasy, expanded the possibilities of mobile gaming with an epic story featuring dozens of voice actors. And most recently its digital card game Shadowverse has broken new ground, becoming one of Japan’s top esports with a first prize of a million dollars at its forthcoming World Grand Prix, which will take place in Tokyo this December. In order to create the best content, Cygames puts fun first.

 

© Cygames, Inc.

 

All company names, product names and service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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