Publishing giant Shueisha announced in a press release on Thursday, March 31, 2022, that it had launched a new wholly-owned affiliated brand, Shueisha Games on Feb 16, 2022.
The new company will encourage collaboration between developers of smartphone games with original concepts and character designs from manga creators from Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
The first four titles that will be released under the brand will be Oni by Kenei Design, Hatena no Tō -Tower of Children- by Tasto Alpha, and Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions by Momo-pi Studio set to release by the end of this year while Ukiyo by Seaknot Studios is scheduled to release in 2023. The developer also lists the Bleach: Kantōka Karuta game.
Along with the establishment of Shueisha Games, the company has unveiled a new logo and a teaser for the upcoming IPs.