[Japan]Jumputi Heroes Sets New Guinness World Record™ for Having Most Licensed Manga Characters in Mobile Game

2020.02.14 Game

TOKYO – February 14, 2020 – Jumputi Heroes, a mobile game jointly operated by LINE Corporation and WonderPlanet Inc., has set a world record for having the most number of licensed manga characters to appear in a mobile game.

Jumputi Heroes event website: https://lin.ee/nLb6sKe/gmel/2002twittercp/pr (Japan)

Jumputi Heroes is a bubble-popping RPG centered on friendship, hard work, and victory. The game celebrated the 50th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump, a manga anthology aimed at a teen male audience. The game's all-star cast of Shonen Jump characters and its single and co-op modes have proven a hit with millions of players since its release. In addition to the game being distributed in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, holding periodic in-game events featuring different popular Shonen Jump manga has recently fueled the game's popularity across a wide generation. Now, Jumputi Heroes has set a new Guinness World Record™ for having the most licensed manga characters in a mobile game. To celebrate, the game is launching a commemorative promotional campaign titled "Jumputi World Campaign (tentative translation)" starting today.

Summary of Guinness World Record™
Title: Most licensed manga characters in a mobile game
Record: 476 characters
As of: December 2, 2019

Comment by Yuichiro Shirai, Jumputi Heroes producer at LINE Corporation
"Jumputi Heroes has set a new Guinness World Record™ for having the most licensed manga characters in a mobile game. What's more thrilling than the record itself is to be able to share the achievement with fans. Thank you for your support! We hope Jumputi Heroes continues to please gamers around the world as we celebrate our second anniversary this March."


<About Jumputi Heroes>

Title: Jumputi Heroes

Supported devices: iPhone and Android

Genre: Bubble-popping RPG themed around friendship, hard work, and victory

Supported languages: Japanese (Spring 2019: Traditional Chinese) 

Supported regions: Japan (Spring 2019: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau)

Service launch: March 28, 2018 (Global Release: Spring 2019)

Cost: Free-to-play (in-app purchases)

Developer/Operator: WonderPlanet Inc.

Publisher: LINE Corporation

Copyright: ©JUMP 50th Anniversary ©LINE Corporation ©WonderPlanet Inc.

Official Website:  https://jumputi.game.line.me/  (Japanese only)

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jumputi_Heroes (Japanese only)

LINE ID: @jumputiheroestw( https://line.me/R/ti/p/%40jumputiheroestw

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JumputiHeroesTW/ 

App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id1187780378 (Japanese only)
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.linecorp.LGYDS (Japanese only)

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