Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced a Black Clover game, based on the popular Shonen Jump manga. Titled Black Clover: Project Knights, the game will launch worldwide in 2018 for the PlayStation 4 and PC.
The reveal trailer was posted with English, along with Spanish, French, Italian, and German versions so a Western release of Black Clover: Project Knights appears confirmed.
More information on the new Black Clover game will be unveiled on Monday, December 18, following the weekend of Jump Festa, the annual event held by the legendary Shonen Jump (publisher of such manga as Dragon Ball, Naruto, Bleach, and My Hero Academia).
Black Clover started in February 2015 as a manga by Yuuki Tabata about two orphan boys living in a world filled with magic and who are rivals to become the Wizard King. An anime adaptation by studio Xebec started airing this past October and is currently on-going. You can watch subtitled episodes on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and Funimation.
Official description of the Black Clover anime:
In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!
Bandai Namco continues developing games based on Shonen Jump franchises
Recently, Bandai Namco also announced another video game based on a Shonen Jump manga/anime franchise: My Hero Academia. Titled My Hero Academia: One’s Justice, the action game will be for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Find out more details here.