Slayers NEXT Crossover Event Commences in Guardian Tales

While it might not be the first anime to come to mind when you think “anime crossover” in a mobile game, but Kakao Games and Kong Studios has confirmed that a new crossover between their smartdevice action RPG Guardian Tales and the Japanese anime series Slayers NEXT is underway.

Adapted from the fantasy light novel series of the same name, the Slayer franchise features main protagonist Lina Inverse, a teenage sorceress battling against the forces of evil set forth by the Lord of Nightmares. The Slayers universe has been adapted across a multitude of media platforms over the years. This commenced with Hajime Kanzaka and Fujimi Shobo’s ongoing light novel in 1989, spawning a spin-off series, manga adaptations, anime seasons, films, video games and much more.

Kong Studios is proud to welcome the storied franchise to the world of Guardian Tales, a classic action-adventure RPG uniting charming pixel art graphics and dungeon crawling linked by a journey traversing a rich diversity of worlds, inspired by the history of gaming. 

Kong Studios

Slayers Next makes its debut in Guardian Tales with two Slayers-centric stories, showcasing a number of quests and subquests to explore. Players will have access to the main protagonist Lina Inverse, a ★3 Hero added as a Pick-up Summon Hero. Lina’s main companion Gourry Gabriev, a ★3 hero, and his exclusive weapon will be available for free via in-game event.  Part two of this collaboration arrives to the global build Tuesday, March 8th featuring the mysterious priest Xellos, a ★3 Hero Pick-up Summon Hero.

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