BRS: Illustration -> Song -> Figure -> Anime -> Game… and now a NicoNico Application and Manga!

Black Rock Shooter started off as a single illustration… but look at all it has become now!

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This was when I was interviewing huke in Akiba…!

I can’t believe it’s already been 2 years since that! I’m sure you’ve heard, there is currently a Black Rock Shooter game in development…<

But that’s not all!

Today I’ll be taking a look at the most recent developments to the BRS world!


★ Puchitto Rock Shooter
 This is a NicoNico App, which is basically a browser-based game!

I’ve been interested in this ever since Mikage-shachou announced this at the JRPG Action Meeting!!

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This is the title screen!

     ____
   /      \ 
  /  \   ,_ \     “Hmm… this looks familiar…”
/     (●)゛ (●) \
|  ∪   (__人__) |  
/     ∩ノ ⊃  /
(  \ / _ノ |  |  

You might very well recognize the designs, as they are done by CHANxCO – also known for her Nendoroid expressions! It’s going to be great fun to have such cute designs in a game!


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You can find the application by using this button on NicoNico!

You can also find it directly on the NicoNico app page: http://app.nicovideo.jp/


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But what kind of game is it?

You are a bounty hunter that wanders the universe in search of rare bounties. Having heard of the rumor of the ‘Great Purattorian, who will grant all the wishes of the one bound to her, you find yourself traveling to Planet Puratto and starting a new adventure in search of such wonders. The rarest of resources on Planet Puratto are in fact the people of the planet – the Purattorians… so as you collect more of them you will receive rare and powerful items. You can also trade or steal the Purattorians from other players, allowing you to get hold of them much faster.

Ah, I see!! So that thing above is a Purattorian! I need to catch him!


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As I catch more of them I get items like these!

You get a whole bunch of cute cosplay items to dress up in as well! ^^


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Who is this!?

A character made by another player…? Can I become friends…? You can also trade Purattorians (or steal them) from other players to collect them faster!!


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There are baddies as well?!

Oooh! How will the battle turn out!?


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Darn… I lost… 🙁

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        /      \
       / ─    ─  \    ”But even when they lose they’re cute!!”
     /   (≡)  (≡)   \ 
     |    (__人__)   |
      \   `Y⌒y’    /ヽ
      (ヽ、  ゛ー ′  / ̄) |
       | ``ー――‐”|  ヽ、|
       ゝ ノ      ヽ  ノ |
  ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄


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W-Who is this sexy lady!!?

Apparently this is the Great Purattorian that will grant all the wishes of the one that is bound to her! Now I just need to find out what the heck it means to be bound to her!

But you’ll have to find that out for yourself…

Puratto Rock Shooter

You can start playing from the 9th March!

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       /      \
      /  ─    ─ \
    /    (●)  (●)  \
    |     (__人__)   |  ________
     \      |r┬-|   ,/  | |           |
    ノ      `ー’´  \  | |           |
  /´                 | |           |
 |    l                 | |           |
 ヽ    -一ー_~、⌒)^),-、  | |________|
  ヽ ____,ノγ⌒ヽ)ニニ- ̄   | |  |

You can find out more on the NicoNico Application page: http://app.nicovideo.jp/


★ Black Rock-chan


Mediamix X 4-koma nano Ace Vol.1 will feature a Black Rock Shooter 4-panel comic strip series!
This is the front cover of volume 1!

And on the right one of the features reads ‘Black Rock-chan”!!


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This is the series’ logo!

A 4-panel manga series featuring Rock-chan (Black Rock Shooter) and De-chan (Dead Master)!
A whole new side of the Black Rock Shooter universe! ♪

Rock-chan and De-chan!

I’ve even got a little part of the manga to show you all!!


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゚ | ・  | .+o    ____* o。 |。|   *。 |
゚ |i    | +   /_ノ ‘ ヽ_\   | |!    |
o。!    |! ゚o / (≡)   (≡) \   | * ゚ |
  。*゚  l ・/::⌒(__人__)⌒::\ |o  ゚。・
*o゚ |! |      |r┬-|     |  + *|
| ・    o \      `ー’´     / *゚・ +|| 
 |o   |・゚  >         |  *。*   |  
* ゚  l|  /           |    | +|

Rock-chan looks so cute when she’s scared!!

…although I do wonder what she is so scared of… I kind of hope it is De-chan… I also hope De-chan keeps her sadistic personality!! If you also want to find out you’ll have to grab the magazine!

Black Rock-chan

On sale from the 9th March!

   / ̄ ̄\
 /   ⌒ ⌒\ 
 |    ( ●)(●)                ____
. |   ⌒(__人__)           /      \    ”nano Ace, please!”
  |     |r┬-|            /─    ─   \ 
.  |     `ー’´}  \      /  (●) (●)    \
.  ヽ        }     \     |   (__人__)     | 
   ヽ     ノ       \   \   ` ⌒´     _/
   /    く. \      \  ノ           \
   |     \  \    (⌒二              |
    |    |ヽ、二⌒)、      \         |  |

For more info you can check the 4-koma nano Ace official page: http://www.kadokawa.co.jp/ace/4koma/


As you may have noticed…

Puratto Rock Shooter and Black Rock-chan

are both releasing on the 9th March!!

That must be fate!!

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        /     \
     /   ⌒   ー \    ”No way! It was planned to be like that!”
   /    (●)  (●) \
    |   、” ゙)(__人__)”)|    ___________
   \      。` ||||==(⌒)ー、| |             |
__/         ||||    \  〉| |             |
| /    ,  | ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄| ̄ ̄  | |              |
| | /   /   ヽ回回回回レ     | |              |
| | | ⌒ ーnnn.ヽ___/     |_|__________|
 ̄ \__、(“二) └─┘ ̄l二二l二二  _|_|__|_

You might think so, but that’s really not the case! GSC was only involved in the final confirmation of the products so we had no real say on the release dates… it really was pure coincidence!

A PSP game, a browser game, a manga adaption…. Black Rock Shooter continues to expand more and more! (・∀・)ノ
 
 
I can’t wait to see what is coming up next!
 
 
But… that’s all for today!
I hope to see you all again tomorrow! (・∀・)ノ゛
 
 
 
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