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Hozuki's Coolheadedness Smartphone Game Reveals Title, Puzzle Game Genre

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Manga creator Natsumi Eguchi supervises Hozuki no Reitetsu~Jigoku no Puzzle mo Kimi Shidai's original story

The official website for the iOS and Android game based on Natsumi Eguchi's Hozuki's Coolheadedness (Hōzuki no Reitetsu) manga revealed the title and puzzle game genre for the game on Thursday. The smartphone game's title will be Hōzuki no Reitetsu~Jigoku no Puzzle mo Kimi Shidai (Hozuki's Coolheadedness: Even Hell's Puzzles Depends on You).

Taito is developing the game, which will be free to play with in-game items available for purchase. Eguchi is supervising the game's original story.

Eguchi launched the manga in Kodansha's Morning magazine in 2011. Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga digitally in English, and it describes the story:

In the afterlife, there exists Heaven and Hell. Hell consists of the Eight Greater Hells and the Eight Cold Hells, which are further divided into 272 subdivisions. Spearheading the seemingly endless, multifarious affairs in this gargantuan Hell is but one Fierce God, King Enma's first aide, Hozuki. Between this cool-headed sadist and his colorful band of peers, every day is a riot in Hell! And though this book might make Hell seem like a happening place, please try to behave during life!

The manga has inspired three 13-episode television anime seasons. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired beginning in January 2014, and Sentai Filmworks released the series on home video. Sentai Filmworks then streamed the second and third seasons on HIDIVE in fall 2017 and spring 2018, respectively. The manga also inspired four OADs that shipped with the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 24th volumes of the manga.

Sources: Hozuki's Coolheadedness app's website via Nijimen


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