Japanese game developers Asobimo have just launched service for BTOOOOM! Online, a smart phone game for Android and iOS that propels players into the explosive world of Junya Inoue's manga and TV anime, but the game itself isn't the only thing that has lit a fuse in the hearts of BTOOOM! fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
This week on "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", we take a look at the 2012 TV anime BTOOOM!, which is kind of like the reality TV series Survivor, except people are voted off the island via explosions. Hit the jump to learn more.
Timed for today's release of volume 20 of Junya Inoue's explosive death-match manga Btooom!, an online smartphone game has been announced. The description promises multiplayer battles in a full-scale 3D environment. While Japanese online game company Asobimbo adds that the game will feature the series' familiar BIM weapons and its cast, other details have yet to be announced. More after the jump.
Junya Inoue, the author of BTOOOM!, has been appointed as "tourism ambassador" for his hometown of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture. Hit the jump to learn more.