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The popular Dragon Collection mobile social game by Konami will soon become a weekly Manga title via Kodansha: http://bit.ly/p7Fo29
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KONAMI’s social game “DRAGON COLLECTION” will be serialized in manga form in Kodansha Ltd.’s Weekly Shonen Magazine. The first installment of the series is slated to start with the August 31st (Wednesday) issue.
DRAGON COLLECTION” is a social game that sees players embarking on a fantastical journey in pursuit of the legendary Dragon Cards as they have adventures and battle rival players, all while collecting Monster Cards and treasure. The title has remained the top ranking title on GREE, the social networking site it is available on, for 44 consecutive weeks, and has garnered more than 3 million registered users.
In addition, “DRAGON COLLECTION” received the Best Overall Application Award at the GREE Platform Awards 2010 and was inducted into the GREE Hall of fame at the GREE Platform Awards for the First Half of 2011. KONAMI is further expanding the user base of this popular title through the launch of a smartphone version of the game on GREE.
The manga series, drafted and edited by KONAMI, will be written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Kyota Shibano. It will feature an original story complete with popular monsters from the game. Full story via: Asahi Shimbun.
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