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Million Arthur
ミリオン アーサー
(Mirion Āsā)
Game
Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur
DeveloperSquare Enix
PublisherSquare Enix
PlatformAndroid, iOS
Released
  • JP: April 9, 2012
Manga
Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur
Written byChoboraunyopomi
Published bySquare Enix
Original run2012 – present
Game
Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur
DeveloperSquare Enix
PublisherSquare Enix
PlatformAndroid, iOS
Released
  • JP: November 2014
Original net animation
Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur
Released November 20, 2015 – present
Episodes75
Game
Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur VR
DeveloperSquare Enix
PublisherSquare Enix
Released
  • JP: May 25, 2017
Game
Million Arthur: Arcana Blood
Developer
Publisher
Released
  • Arcade
    • JP: November 21, 2017
  • Playstation 4
    • JP: November 29, 2018
  • Steam
    • WW: June 20, 2019
Game
Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur
Developer
Publisher
  • JP: Square Enix
  • PRC: NetEase
PlatformAndroid, iOS
Released
  • PRC: March 30, 2018
  • JP: November 29, 2018
Game
Kou-Kyou-Sei Million Arthur
DeveloperSquare Enix
PublisherSquare Enix
PlatformAndroid, iOS
Released
  • JP: October 4, 2018
Anime
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Million Arthur (ミリオン アーサー, Mirion Āsā) is a Japanese media franchise created by Square Enix, consisting primarily of a series of video games. The first release was an online free-to-play card battle game titled Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur (拡散性ミリオンアーサー, Kakusansei Mirion Āsā, lit. Diffusion Million Arthur), which was released for iOS and Android in 2012. A sequel game titled Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur (乖離性ミリオンアーサー, Kairisei Mirion Āsā) was released in Japan in November 2014.

An MMORPG titled Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur will be released in 2018. The TV anime adaptation of the game Operation Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur premiered on October 25, 2018. The TV anime series is licensed in North America by Funimation. [1]

Games[edit]

The first game, an online free-to-play card battle game titled Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur (拡散性ミリオンアーサー, Kakusansei Mirion Āsā, lit. Diffusion Million Arthur) was released in 2012, written by Kazuma Kamachi. Square Enix closed the game's servers in 2015. Later in 2015 it was released in Europe and North America by the South Korean publisher Gamevil. A sequel game titled Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur (乖離性ミリオンアーサー, Kairisei Mirion Āsā) was released in Japan in November 2014.[2]

A virtual reality game titled Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur VR (乖離性ミリオンアーサー VR, Kairisei Mirion Āsā VR) was released in Japan on May 25, 2017 for the PC via Steam, requiring an HTC Vive headset to play.[3] A PlayStation VR version was released in Japan on September 28, 2017.[4] The PC version was released by Vive Studios in the United States and the Commonwealth members (inc. the United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand, India, Australia and New Zealand) on October 12, 2017.[5]

An arcade game titled Million Arthur: Arcana Blood was developed by Arcana Heart’s developer Examu and released in Japan on November 21, 2017.[6] Although it was released on November 29, 2018 on PlayStation 4 however, it was currently released in Japan, leaving only PC version gets a worldwide release at June 20, 2019.[7] There are three playable guests who are introduced in home versions, namely Koume Sakiyama from Lord of Vermillion series and Riesz from Mana series, including the third-party character Iori Yagami from SNK's The King of Fighters series.[8]

An MMORPG titled Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur was released in China for iOS and Android in March 2018 and will be released in Japan at a later date.[2]

An action role-playing game titled Kou-Kyou-Sei Million Arthur (交響性ミリオンアーサー, Kōkyōsei Mirion Āsā) is also in development for iOS and Android.[9]

Characters[edit]

Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur[edit]

Blade-Protector Arthur (アーサー -剣術の城-, Āsā -Kenjutsu no Shiro-)
Voiced by: Mamoru Miyano
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Techno Smith Arthur (アーサー -技巧の場-, Āsā -Gikō no Ba-)
Voiced by: Rina Satō
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Sorcery King Arthur (アーサー -魔法の派-, Āsā -Mahō no Ha-)
Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Guinevere (グィネヴィア, Gwinevia)
Voiced by: Mariya Ise
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Type II Bisclavret (第二型ビスクラヴレット, Dai ni-gata Bisukuravretto)
Voiced by: Shiori Izawa
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Void Eternal Flame (虚無型エターナル・フレイム, Kyomu-gata Etānaru Fureimu)
Voiced by: Juri Nagatsuma
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Kaguya (姫憂型 輝夜)
Voiced by: Ayaka Ōhashi
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.

Kai-Ri-Sei Million Arthur[edit]

Thief Arthur (盗賊アーサー, Tōzoku Āsā)
Voiced by: Ayane Sakura
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Mercenary Arthur (傭兵アーサー, Yōhei Āsā)
Voiced by: Atsushi Abe
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Millionare Arthur (富豪アーサー, Fugō Āsā)
Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Diva Arthur (歌姫アーサー, Utahime Āsā)
Voiced by: Maaya Uchida
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Scathach (スカアハ)
Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Uasaha (妖精ウアサハ)
Voiced by: Hisako Kanemoto
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Falsaria (妖精ファルサリア)
Voiced by: Ai Kayano
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Aife (オイフェ, Oife)
Voiced by: Haruka Tomatsu
Also a summon character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Hybrid Nimue (帰化型ニムエ, Kika-gata Nimue)
Voiced by: Yui Ogura
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Unique Snow White (特異型スノーホワイト, Tokui-gata Sunō Howaito)
Voiced by: Sora Amamiya (Kobito-san: Akio Otsuka)
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.

Deck Make Million Arthur[edit]

Zechs Siegfried (ゼクス・ジークフリート)
Voiced by: Yuki Kaji
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.

Million Arthur: Arcana Blood[edit]

Twinblade Arthur (二刀アーサー, Nitō Āsā)
Voiced by: Arthur Lounsbery
Iai Arthur (居合アーサー)
Voiced by: Sumire Uesaka
Riesz (異界型リース)
Voiced by: Mikako Komatsu
From Trials of Mana.
Koume Sakiyama (異界型 咲山小梅)
Voiced by: Aoi Yūki
From Lord of Vermilion IV.
Iori Yagami (異界型 八神庵)
Voiced by: Takanori Hoshino
From The King of Fighters '95.

Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur[edit]

Leader Arthur (団長アーサー, Danchō Āsā)
Voiced by: Sora Amamiya[2]
Iron Fist Arthur (鉄拳アーサー, Tekken Āsā)
Voiced by: Tetsuya Kakihara[2]
Wildcat Arthur (山猫アーサー, Yamaneko Āsā)
Voiced by: Ayana Taketatsu[2]
Also a playable character in Million Arthur: Arcana Blood.
Alchemist Arthur (錬金アーサー, Renkin Āsā)
Voiced by: Inori Minase[2]
Excellency Arthur (閣下アーサー, Kakka Āsā)
Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae[2]
Vagabond Arthur (流浪アーサー, Rurō Āsā)
Voiced by: Yuichi Nakamura[2]
Nuckelavee (ナックラヴイ)
Voiced by: Himika Akaneya[10]
Titania (ティター二ア)
Voiced by: Rie Takahashi[10]
Coopy (クーピー)
Voiced by: Nao Tōyama[10]
Brigitte (ブリギッテ)
Voiced by: Yū Serizawa[10]
Bodach (ボダッハ)
Voiced by: Suzuko Mimori[10]
Bethor (ベトール)
Voiced by: Rina Hidaka[10]

Adaptations[edit]

Live-action television[edit]

A live-action television adaptation premiered on October 3, 2014.[11]

Manga[edit]

A 4-panel manga adaptation by Choboraunyopomi, titled Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur (弱酸性ミリオンアーサー), has been serialized within the Million Arthur games and via the Niconico Seiga website since 2012.[12]

Anime[edit]

An ONA adaptation of the Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur manga premiered on November 20, 2015.[12]

An anime television series adaptation of the Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur MMORPG by J.C.Staff premiered on October 25, 2018 on Tokyo MX and other channels.[2] It was announced that the series will be split-cour, with the second season airing in April 2019.[13] The series is directed by Yōhei Suzuki and written by Tsuyoshi Tamai. Yoshinari Saito provides the character designs. The series' music is composed by Go Shiina and produced by Lantis. Genco is producing the series.[13] The opening theme song is "Highlight" by Ayaka Ōhashi, and the ending theme song is "KI-te MI-te HIT PARADE!" by Himika Akaneya, Rie Takahashi, Nao Tōyama, Yū Serizawa, Suzuko Mimori, and Rina Hidaka under their character names.[13] The second opening theme song is "Open the Worlds" by ORESAMA, and the second ending theme song is "Pearly×Party" by the voice actress unit Pearly Fairy.[14]

Appearances in other media[edit]

Million Arthur appeared in the 2015 role-playing game Megadimension Neptunia VII as a DLC character.[15]

Thief (Tōzoku) Arthur appears as a guest DLC character in SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. In return, Iori Yagami from The King of Fighters series, who is both under his Miss X disguise and also a DLC in Heroines, appears as a guest character in Arcana Blood.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.funimation.com/blog/2019/04/02/spring-2019-will-warm-you-up
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Square Enix's Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur MMORPG Gets TV Anime by J.C. Staff". Anime News Network. March 21, 2018. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Romano, Sal (May 25, 2017). "Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur VR now available for PC via Steam in Japan". Gematsu. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Romano, Sal (September 19, 2017). "Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur VR for PlayStation VR launches September 28 in Japan". Gematsu. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Romano, Sal (October 17, 2017). "Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur VR for PC now available in the west". Gematsu. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  6. ^ Romano, Sal (October 22, 2017). "Million Arthur: Arcana Blood launches November 21 in Japan". Gematsu. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  7. ^ https://store.steampowered.com/app/989550/Million_Arthur_Arcana_Blood/
  8. ^ https://gematsu.com/2018/11/million-arthur-arcana-blood-for-ps4-currently-only-planned-for-japanese-release
  9. ^ Wong, Alistair (March 21, 2018). ""Character Hunt Action RPG" Kou-Kyou-Sei Million Arthur Gets Its First Screenshots". Siliconera. Archived from the original on April 2, 2018. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d e f Pineda, Rafael Antonio (July 26, 2018). "Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur TV Anime Reveals New Visual, Cast, Staff, October Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  11. ^ "Million Arthur Game Gets Live-Action TV Show". Anime News Network. August 20, 2014. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Million Arthur RPGs' 4-Panel Manga Gets Web Anime in Fall". Anime News Network. June 11, 2015. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  13. ^ a b c Pineda, Rafael Antonio (September 6, 2018). "Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur Anime Gets 2nd Season in April". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 6, 2018.
  14. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (March 8, 2019). "Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur Anime's 2nd Season Premieres on April 4". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  15. ^ Romano, Sal (August 10, 2015). "Neptune VS Zombie Army adds Tamsoft-chan, Neptunia VS Sega Hard Girls adds Nepbike". Gematsu. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  16. ^ Gordon, Justin (August 26, 2018). "Thief Arthur from Square-Enix's Million Arthur series revealed as a guest character for SNK Heroines". Eventhubs. Retrieved August 26, 2018.

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