Bungo Stray Dogs: Mayoi Inu Kaikitan (文豪ストレイドッグス 迷ヰ犬怪奇譚, Bungō Sutorei Doggusu: Mayoi Inu Kaikitan?), entitled Bungo Stray Dogs: Tales of the Lost in the English version, is an action role-playing smartphone game designed for iOS and Android, which is based on the Bungo Stray Dogs anime series.

Description

The game was released on December 14, 2017 in Japan, made available in the App Store and Google Play.[2] Prior its launch, a pre-registration campaign ran from November 11, 2017 until its official release.[3]

An English version was also launched on July 4, 2018 on the App Store and Google Play.[4] Similarly, a pre-registration campaign ran from June 19, 2018 until its official release.[5]

The game is developed by Ambition. On November 22, 2018, the game was announced to be co-published by Crunchyroll, the provider of the anime in North America.[6] On October 15, 2020, it was announced that Crunchyroll Games would no longer publish the game, effective November 2020; Ambition continues to publish and develop the game.[1]

Story

Driven out of his orphanage, on the very brink of starvation, a young Nakajima Atsushi meets with a peculiar group…

The Armed Detective Agency. Legends say they specialize in the kind of tasks not even the police or the military will touch.

In the fictitious city of Yokohama, agents take the names of literary greats and with them make the sparks fly.

Let the mysterious literary battles begin!

Features

Easy to play! Just pull and release!
The game uses an Ability Fling system, where the player pulls and releases on the smartphone to launch attacks. High-power abilities are also featured, including Beast Beneath the Moonlight, No Longer Human, and Rashomon among others, which can be used according to the player's choice.
Famous voice actors' voices
The game features characters from the anime, primarily the Armed Detective Agency and the Port Mafia members among other characters, who can be equipped in game-exclusive outfits. The game allows the player to form a team of characters regardless of affiliation. The characters are voiced by their respective anime voice actors, including:
Game original stories
The game's main story features extra information and new viewpoints based on the canon anime storyline. Event stories feature never-before-seen game-original scenarios, as well as side stories not covered in the anime.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bungo Stray Dogs: Tales of the Lost. Twitter.
  2. App Store & Google Playにて配信開始!! Bungo Stray Dogs: Mayoi Inu Kaikitan Official Website (in Japanese).
  3. 『文豪ストレイドッグス 迷ヰ犬怪奇譚』オリジナルグッズが当たるキャンペーン開始! Bungo Stray Dogs: Mayoi Inu Kaikitan Official Website (in Japanese).
  4. Available Now on the App Store & Google Play! Bungo Stray Dogs: Tales of the Lost Official Website.
  5. Official Website & Pre-Registration Now Open! Bungo Stray Dogs: Tales of the Lost Official Website.
  6. Extensive Update Information. Bungo Stray Dogs: Tales of the Lost Official Website

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