Black Clover is one of the most popular new-generation shonen anime. The anime has received both praises and has been the recipient of harsh criticism as well. Despite the mixed feelings from anime watchers around the globe, one cannot deny that the anime is rightfully popular and is indeed a good extension of the shonen genre. Black Clover follows the story of Asta and his best friend and rival Yuno.
The anime is based on a manga of the same name written by Yuki Tabata. The manga started in 2015 and was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump till 2023. The manga will be moved to Giga Jump to complete its final arc in 2023 December.
The anime itself was aired in 2017 and was originally supposed to have only 51 episodes, but started a new season with its 52nd episode. The second season then overlapped with the third and so on. The anime finally aired its 171 episodes in 2021. After the anime ended, a movie was launched.
The Sword of the Wizard King, the Black Clover movie was supposed to air on March 31, 2023, but ultimately aired in June. This is because the pandemic affected the production schedule. The film itself was not canon, but a novel adaptation for the same was released in June 2023.
Black Clover: Rise Of The Wizard King Game to launch on November 30, 2023
Black Clover as mentioned above, follows the story of a young boy named Asta. Black Clover is set in a dystopian world where magic is common and almost everyone can use it. Asta and his best friend Yuno were dropped at the door of a church on the same day and were raised by the sisters there.
Asta and Yuno both dreamt of joining the magic knights and eventually becoming the wizard king. Everyone capable of using magic receives a grimoire. Yuno, being the prodigy he is, received the rarest four-leaf grimoire. Asta on the other hand received a black grimoire with five leaves.
Asta was granted the anti-magic power which can negate the opponent’s magic power. Asta joined the rowdiest magic squad and Yuno managed to join the most elite of the squads. The story follows Asta and Yuno’s story as they join the magic knights and aim to become the wizard king.
Bandai Namco Entertainment first launched a mobile game called Black Clover Phantom Knights back in 2018. The game unfortunately catered to the Japanese audience alone but the English version was released in January 2020.
Bandai removed all versions of the game in December 2020. Black Clover: Rise Of The Wizard King Game is being developed by Vic Game Studio and Garena is the publisher.
The launch of the game was supposed to happen in 2022, but Garena decided to push back the release to further improve the quality of the game. Afterward, the game was supposed to launch in the first half of 2023 but was again pushed back. Some fans even believed that they would never get the game and that the release date would be pushed back indefinitely. However, their fears didn’t come true.
The game will now finally be released on November 30, 2023. It will be a global release for IOS as well as Android. The game is up for pre-registration on the Play Store and Apple Store and people can register themselves.
The game will have subtitles in 8 languages. The game will have the original cast for English and Japanese. Garena recently streamed the character introductions for the game in Japanese and English.
The game will be an RPG and follow the plot of the manga and anime. People can immerse themselves in the gameplay and witness and feel Asta’s journey firsthand. Fans are excited about the gameplay and the chance to witness the plot themselves.
Fans have been waiting for over a year for the release of this game and they are finally getting it now. Due to the wait, the excitement and expectations for the game have only hiked and fans are hoping that their expectations won’t crash and burn. They are counting on Garena and Vic Game Studio to create a phenomenal and wonderful game.