Escape Game One Piece Puzzle Hunt to Come to Anime Expo 2018
The Hit, Large-Scale Event That Saw 10,000 Fans Attend Over Two Days in Japan, Arrives in the U.S. for the First Time!
June 11, 2018 - Japanese publisher SHUEISHA Inc. is proud to announce ONE PIECE PUZZLE HUNT, an escape game produced in cooperation with SCRAP, Corp., SHUEISHA Inc., and DNP America, LLC and based on the popular shonen manga written by Eiichiro Oda, will be a major attraction at Anime Expo (AX) 2018. From July 4 to 8, 2018, this game transforms an entire hall at AX into an island where fans will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new ONE PIECE story. In this story, AX guests help the Straw Hat Pirates and find a way off the island by solving riddles hidden throughout the venue. Tickets to the ONE PIECE PUZZLE HUNT are $25, and all game participants are required to have an AX badge.
ONE PIECE PUZZLE HUNT blends artificial reality (AR) technology, SCRAP's brain teasers, and manga. Those who play unlock manga through the game's AR smartphone app as they successively complete puzzles. This game is also accessible without a smartphone.
All those who participate in the ONE PIECE PUZZLE HUNT will receive a limited edition nine-card ONE PIECE set necessary to play the game along with a Japanese style foldable fan. The first 5,000 guests who play the game will be entered into a raffle to win one special prize.
Please check the official website for more information and to purchase tickets:
● Event Title: ONE PIECE PUZZLE HUNT
● Event Duration: July 4, 2018 (evening) to July 8, 2018
● Location: Anime Expo 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
● Price: $25 (All game participants must have an Anime Expo attendee badge as well as a ticket to play)
● All game participants will receive:
o 1 Game Set (limited edition nine-card ONE PIECE set and more)
o 1 ONE PIECE Japanese style foldable fan
● Official Website: http://jvr.shueisha.co.jp/ard_en/
● Sponsors: SHUEISHA Inc., DNP America, LLC
● The first 5,000 players will be entered into a lottery to win one of the following items:
o ONE PIECE hand towel
o ONE PIECE illustration collection
o Original ONE PIECE sticker
o Package of ONE PIECE assorted goods
o ONE PIECE figure
About SHUEISHA Inc.
SHUEISHA Inc. is a Tokyo-based Japanese book publisher first established in 1926. Popular works include One Piece, Death Note, Dragon Ball, and Naruto.
For more information, please visit http://www.shueisha.co.jp/english/
About DNP America, LLC.
DNP America is a subsidiary of Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and established in July of 1976. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Silicon Valley, DNP America focuses its operations in graphic printing services, decorative materials, packaging, functional films, card related products and security solutions, as well as electronic devices to the North and South American markets.
For more information, please visit http://www.dnpamerica.com/
About SCRAP Corp.
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, SCRAP has been creating immersive and adventurous puzzle events. In 2007, it invented the world's first live action game called, REAL ESCAPE GAMETM in Japan, and named it リアル脱出ゲーム in Japanese. REGs have been held in United States, Europe, Japan, and other Asian countries in unique places such as multiple schools, ruined hospitals, amusement parks, stadiums, and churches-and the events have built enthusiasm. In Japan, the series of TV drama, Real Escape Game TV and movies are released. SCRAP is pioneering the new genre of Real World Adventure, which has become a driving force in the world.
For more information, please visit http://realescapegame.jp/