JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Gets Manga App With Iggy-Raising Mini-Game
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
An official website for the new JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken Kōshiki Apuri (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Official App) app for iOS and Android devices launched on Tuesday. The manga app is slated to launch in late June.
The app will let users read Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga in full-color or monochrome for free. Users will be able to read the manga by chapter, and they will be able to read at least one new chapter every day. The app will include an Iggy-raising feature that will offer different amounts of "coffee gum" depending on the user's daily fortune. A map feature will let users learn about the real-world locations from the story. People will be able to read character quotes every day to receive coins. The game will be free-to-play with the option to purchase in-game items.
Pre-registration is available now, and the app will give users rewards depending on how many people pre-register. The rewards are 555 bonus coins for 10,000 registrations, 1,500 coffee gum for 30,000 registrations, 2,500 coffee gum for 50,000 registrations, and 5,000 coffee gum for 100,000 registrations. People who pre-register will also be entered in a prize lottery to receive one reproduced key frame and five sets of five tin badges.
The separate JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Records "3D action" app game launched for iOS and Android devices in February. Bandai Namco Entertainment also released the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Shooters app game in 2014.
Viz Media is releasing the manga in North America, although its releases have not yet reached the fourth part.
The franchise's most recent console game, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, shipped for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan in December 2015, in North America on June 28, and in Europe on July 1.