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“Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live” - 2017 Release Announced, TV Commercial Added to Teaser Site

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Tokyo, Japan – December 26, 2016 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, together with Broccoli Co. Ltd., announced that it will release the new smartphone rhythm game Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live in 2017. The announcement was made on the game’s Japanese language teaser site (https://www.utapri-shining-live.com/).

Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live

The latest key visual for the game and the television commercial that aired late-evening on Sunday, December 25 (Japan Time), were also officially added to the teaser site. The video will only be available for a limited amount of time (December 26, 2016 to March 26, 2017). Fans of the Uta no Prince-sama♪ series are encouraged to view the site during this time.

The video features sneak previews (rhythm game and Live2D® shots) of the game during development.

Rhythm Game Screenshots

Rhythm Game Screenshots

Realistic Characters Fully Animated with Live2D Technology

Realistic Characters Fully Animated with Live2D Technology

Game Slated for Release in 2017

Game Slated for Release in 2017

Overview of Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live

Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live is a rhythm game for Android™ and iOS mobile devices based on Broccoli’s Uta no Prince-sama♪ series. Additional information about the game and its release date will be announced in future updates as development continues.*

* Actual game content may vary due to changes made during development.

Uta no Prince-sama♪ Shining Live Teaser Site
https://www.utapri-shining-live.com/ (Only available in Japanese)


About the Uta no Prince-sama♪ Series

Originally released on PlayStation® Portable in 2010, Uta no Prince-sama♪ is a romance adventure game. Since its initial launch, it has grown into a highly successful media franchise marketed towards female gamers and fans alike, featuring CD releases, a televised anime series, and other popular content.

The Uta no Prince-sama♪ series has released 10 games to date. The fourth season of the anime started airing on television in October 2016. The series’ high quality animation, engaging plot, and impressive character-based songs create a synergistic effect that has succeeded in capturing the hearts of countless fans.

More details on the Uta no Prince-sama♪ series can be found on the official website.
http://www.utapri.com/ (Only available in Japanese)


About Broccoli Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Tokyo and led by CEO Tomoharu Morita, Broccoli is one of Japan’s leading designers and producers of content based on the vast subculture stemming from the world of Japanese pop culture. In addition to providing some of the most popular anime targeted towards female consumers in Japan, Broccoli’s business covers a wide range of fields, including console games, trading card games, videos, and music. The company’s sphere of influence reaches beyond its own original content, extending into the design, production, and sale of character merchandise.

Official Website: http://www.broccoli.co.jp/ (Only available in Japanese)

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About KLab

KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 50 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, and the United States. For more information about KLab, please visit http://www.klab.com/jp/english/.