Summer Time Rendering Manga Series Themed Escape Game Announced
Japanese escape game creative company SCRAP has announced a brand new game in collaboration with Summer Time Rendering, a manga series written and illustrated by Yasuki Tanaka which concluded in February this year. An anime adaptation for the series has been green-lit.
Shueisha describes the manga’s story: “Upon hearing of Ushio’s death, Shinpei returns to his hometown of Wakayama City on Hitogashima and reunites with his childhood friend’s family. The funeral goes smoothly, but under the surface something strange is brewing on the island. What mysteries await him on this secluded summer island?”
SCRAP’s escape game will take place on Tomogashima, an island located in Wakayama which inspired the setting of Summer Time Rendering. Taking place for one day only on July 22, the game will have players solving puzzles and mysterious around the real-life island in order to escape. The game is limited to just 50 groups and a maximum of 100 people. Applications are open now until April 26 and players will be selected randomly.
Escape From the Isolated Shadow-Cast Island
Japanese Game Name: 影潜む離島からの脱出
Application Window: April 2, 2021 – April 26, 2021 at 23:59
Date: July 22, 2021
Location: Tomogashima, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama Prefecture
Event Details: https://www.shonenjump.com/p/sp/2021/summer_reald/
Mr. Osomatsu Escape Game Releases Original Merchandise Collection
11.February.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese escape game developer company SCRAP released a new collection of original and exclusive merchandise based on one of its Mr. Osomatsu themed escape games. The escape game was created in collaboration with the anime’s third season.
The merch at a glance
Bonus items for those who book advance tickets
The escape game, which is called “Escape From the Black Market Empire,” features an original voiced story that has players using their smartphones to communicate with the six Matsuno siblings. They must work with them to help repay their debt.
The merchandise collection includes plenty of must-grabs for fans like folders, stickers, tote bags, and more. And there’s some bonus items for those who buy an advance tickets.
Mr. Osomatsu Themed Escape Game Begins Across Japan
10.February.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese escape game developer company SCRAP, who has welcomed more than 7.4 million players worldwide to its iconic escape games, is now holding a game themed on the popular TV anime series Mr. Osomatsu.
The game is titled “Escape From the Black Market Empire” and features an original voiced story that has players using their smartphones to communicate with the six Matsuno siblings. They must work with them to help repay their debt. It is taking place at SCRAP branches across Japan including in Kichijoji, Nagoya, and Osaka, each of which has been decorated with posters signed by seven members of the anime’s voice cast.
The escape game’s official website also posted a commercial that’s worth checking out featuring newly-recorded lines from the iconic sextuplets.
Bonus merch for participating in the game includes:
・Business card case
Original Merchandise (Prices Include Tax)
Hand Towel Set ¥2,000 / Sticker Stick ¥300 / Folder ¥1,000 / Pins ¥500 / Key Rings ¥800
Escape From the Black Market Empire
Japanese Game Title: 闇金帝国からの脱出
・SCRAP Nazo Building Kichijoji: From February 4, 2021
・Nazo Complex Nagoya: From February 19, 2021
・Ajito Of SCRAP Osaka Nazo Building: From February 25, 2021
Chihayafuru Anime Gets Escape Game at TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS, Japan’s first and biggest puzzle-themed theme park, has announced the opening of a new escape game based on the popular manga anime series Chihayafuru which will begin at the site on March 4, 2021.
The immersive story-driven escape game has players take on the role of a member of the Fujiyama High School karuta club. While learning the essential points of competitive karuta from Chigaya Ayase and the gang, they must aim for victory to escape. No prior preparations are necessary – players can book their tickets and just turn up on the day.
This unique escape game takes place in a traditional tatami mat room and combines puzzle-solving skills with competitive karuta in which clues are written on the cards. Fans of the manga and anime series are sure to enjoy this immersive game.
Tickets will go on sale on January 23, 2021 at 12:00 (JST).
Chihayafuru Escape Game
Location: Tokyo Mystery Circus
Running: March 4, 2021 – May 5, 2021
Official Website: https://mysterycircus.jp/chihayafuru/
Attack on Titan The Final Season Escape Game Announced at TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
SCRAP has announced the release of a new escape game at TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS, Japan’s biggest puzzle-themed theme park, in promotion of the final season of Attack on Titan which is now airing. Set to begin on February 25, 2021, the escape game is titled “Escape Game x Attack on Titan The Final Season: Escape From the 5 Titans.”
This marks the fifth Attack on Titan themed escape game to be held. Players will become a member of the Survey Corps and worked with Levi, Mikasa, and other characters to face off against five Titans. The immersive story will have players feeling like they are really in the world of the anime series.
The key to this escape game is the map provided to players which they must used together with other items to assemble a diorama map of Marley. They will then use their completed diorama to their advantage in order to escape.
The escape game is a celebration and mark of Attack on Titan’s final season and a must-experience for fans in Japan.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会」
Escape Game x Attack on Titan The Final Season: Escape From the 5 Titans
Location: TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
Running: Febrauary 25, 2021 – April 25, 2021
Nazo Complex Nagoya
March 25, 2021 – April 25, 2021
June 30, 2021 – July 25, 2021
Osaka Himitsukichi Of Scrap
May 13, 2021 – June 27, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Sapporo
July 2, 2021 – August 1, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Sendai
April 29, 2021 – June 13, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Okayama
April 29, 2021 – May 30, 2021
Nishitetsu Hall Fukuoka
April 29, 2021 – May 5, 2021
Event Website: https://realdgame.jp/shingeki_2021/
Online Pokémon Escape Game Launches in Promotion of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle Anime Film
18.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME
SCRAP launched a new online escape game entitled “Escape From the Mystery Pokémon Jungle” on November 14, 2020 in promotion of the upcoming anime film Pokémon the Movie: Coco which will be released in Japan on December 25, 2020. The film will also be released in the US in 2021 under the title Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle.
SCRAP is a Japanese company that specialises in the creation of escape games. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, SCRAP has been hosting online escape games for people around the world. It has collaborated with Pokémon every year since 2013, with 300,000 participants having played the games collectively. This new escape game has players watching a video on the game’s official website while using a pen and paper to solve the puzzles and mysteries of the Mystery Pokémon Jungle.
Players can download and print the materials they will need for the game from the website. This will be their puzzle-solving kit which includes gimmicks of its own that will require assembly with tape. And since the game can be played at any time, players can choose what time works best for them when they have a free slot in the day.
The game offers a selection of different courses including two different two-person standard courses as well as a lighter family course for parents to play with their children.
The escape game is a great way to celebrate the upcoming and highly-anticipated release of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle.
©Nintendo･Creatures･GAME FREAK･TV Tokyo･ShoPro･JR Kikaku
©2020 Pikachu Project
Online Escape Game x Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle
Official Website: http://realdgame.jp/pokemon2020/
TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS Announces Escape Game Based On J-Pop Group Perfume
23.September.2020 | SPOT
TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS, the world’s first and Japan’s biggest puzzle-themed theme park, has announced a new escape game centred on the Japanese pop group Perfume. Titled “Escape From The Room Next To Perfume,” the game is set to hit the indoor theme park on September 22, 2020.
An escape game is a real-life interactive experience that has players solving puzzles to escape a room. The story of the Perfume game puts players on the same team as Perfume. As players wait in anticipation, an LED display made to look like a window opens to reveal the Perfume members, who greet players and encourage them on their escape. And so begins the game.
There are various items and pieces of information in the room for players to solve the puzzle, including dance poses by Perfume which give hints for the next step. It’s an interactive experience that makes it feel like Perfume are really there with you.
Perfume fans can get their hands on a range of exclusive merchandise too, like a sticker set, folder, and message cards. These items will be sold at the TMC GOODS SHOP at Tokyo Mystery Circus as well as the online stores SCRAP GOODS SHOP and Perfume’s own A!SMART.
Escape From The Room Next To Perfume
Start Date: September 22, 2020
Location: TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
Address: APM Bldg., 1-27-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Official Website: https://mysterycircus.jp/perfume/
Online Japanese Haunted House Horror Game to Terrify On Zoom Live Call
Japanese escape game creative company SCRAP has announced a new online haunted house experience which will have players utilising Zoom to escape from a cursed home. The experience will be launched on September 11, 2020.
The online game is an entirely new experience developed by SCRAP in collaboration with Hirofumi Gomi, a producer of haunted houses across Japan as well as Tokyo Dome City Attractions. The game’s story sees players’ underclassman Utsumi searching for you inside a particular house which is rumoured to be haunted.
Players are put into a team of 1 to 7 people and use Zoom or LINE to give directions to the rest of the cast. Players must work together and with the in-game cast to uncover the hidden malice behind the house and escape. It’s an interactive game that will plunge players into a scary experience they won’t soon forget.
Escape From the House of Cursed Mirrors (Japanese Title: 呪い鏡の家からの脱出)
Tickets: On sale from September 6, 2020 at 10:00 (JST)
Start Date: September 11, 2020
Time: 60 minutes
Groups: 1-7 people
Service: Zoom or LINE
Official Website: http://realdgame.jp/noroi_kagami/
Neon Genesis Evangelion Escape Game Has You Dodging Lasers
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun, a hot spring amusement park in Hakone, began teaming up with Neon Genesis Evangelion on July 1 for a series of events. The newest event to be announced is the “Evangelion Laser Trap” escape game which is set to begin on July 23. The park’s cave baths are also taking on a theme inspired by the Second Impact in Evangelion with special lights and sounds.
Evangelion Laser Trap Escape
Guests must become Evangelion characters and use their knowledge, experience, and whole body to make it through the dark room and avoid the red lasers. Those who clear the room will receive an original Evangelion sticker.
Second Impact Cave Baths
The cave baths will be illuminated with bright red lights inspired by the Second Impact cataclysm from Evangelion.
Evangelion themed food and drinks will be served at the event, and fans can get their hands on exclusive merchandise.
Evangelion Laser Trap Escape
Running: July 23, 2020 – August 23, 2020
Location: Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
Opening Hours: 09:00-19:00 (Last Entries 18:00
Entry Fee: General ¥2,500 / Children (3-12 Years) ¥1,400
Participation Fee: ¥500 per person
Second Impact Baths
Running: January 10, 2020 – September 30, 2020
Location: Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
Opening Hours: 09:00-19:00 (Last Entries 18:00
Entry Fee: General ¥2,500 / Children (3-12 Years) ¥1,400
Participation Fee: Free
Official Website: https://eva-hakone.com/
Escape From the Forgotten Laboratory in Tokyo Mystery Circus and SCRAP’s Remote Escape Game
08.May.2020 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese real-life escape game creator company SCRAP has launched yet another new remote escape game that began on Tuesday and will run until May 31, 2020.
“Escape From the Forgotten Laboratory” is a real-life escape game created by SCRAP that’s held at the world’s first and Japan’s biggest puzzle-themed theme park TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS. The site has teamed up with SCRAP to bring a new remote version of the game that makes use of the video call service Zoom so people can enjoy the game from the comfort of their homes.
Escape From the Forgotten Laboratory was first held for a limited time back in 2014 and was voted as SCRAP’s best event. It reappeared in 2017 and was finally introduced to TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS in February 2019. A team of up to six people take part in the game, which has been so popular that you have to buy tickets two months in advance to play. It is said to be the hardest escape game at the site to get tickets for.
Players have 60 minutes to escape the laboratory where they must solve mysteries left behind by a mad scientist, and must uncover the mystery surrounding an android that has been left behind. In the remote version, the story has been left exactly the sameーthe only difference is that even more challenges have been added to up the fun.
Only group tickets are available for the game, so team up with your friends and escape from the Forgotten Laboratory!
Escape From the Forgotten Laboratory
Running: May 5, 2020 – May 31, 2020
[May 5-6] 11:00 / 14:00 / 17:00 / 20:00
[May 7-31] Weekdays 14:00 / 17:30 / 20:00, Weekends 10:00 / 12:30 / 15:00 / 17:30 / 20:00
Escape From the Alien Research Facility in SCRAP’s New Remote Escape Game
02.May.2020 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese real-life escape game creator company SCRAP has announced that a remote, at-home version of its “Escape From the Alien Research Facility” is set to run from May 1 to May 6.
You arrive at a research facility that hails as the world’s first to capture an alien. What should be a safe tour to see the alien suddenly turns into an alarming situation
“This is an emergency announcement. Our alien has regained consciousness and has begun attacking the facility. Please escape from the facility!”
You can hear screams and ruckus from one side of the wall. The situation is dire. All of a sudden you hear a transmission come through.
“This is Ridley. Is anyone still alive!?”
It seems like your only hope is this transmission system. Can you work together with Ridley to escape the research facility?
This remote version of the escape game is adapted from SCRAP’s famous masterpiece of an escape game of the same name. Players must use the video streaming service Zoom to escape the lab from home.
The escape game takes place when the alien begins its sudden assault during an online tour to see it. Participants must use the facility’s voice system to guide the lab assistants through the research facility to clear various missions and defeat the alien. Players will feel like they are in a movie as the immersive story and experience unfolds.
SCRAP is currently developing even more content for people to enjoy from the comfort of their homes.
Escape From the Alien Research Facility – Remote Play
Running: May 1, 2020 – May 6, 2020
[May 1st, 2nd, 6th] 10:00 / 12:30 / 15:00 / 17:30 / 20:00
[May 3rd, 4th, 5th] 9:20 / 11:40 / 14:00 / 16:20 / 18:40 / 21:00
*You can connect to the game 15 minutes before it starts. Make sure you are connected at least 10 minutes before.
Shonen Tantei SCRAP Group Pre-Sale: April 29, 2020 at 12:00 (JST) – April 30, 2020 at 11:59 (JST)
General Sale: April 30, 2020 at 13:00 (JST)
Ticket Price: Group Ticket ¥20,000
*Only group tickets are available with this remote game
Event Page: https://realdgame.jp/event/alien_remote.html
Use Science to Beat the Dr. Stone Escape Game ‘Escape From the Stone Cave’
29.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME
Escape game creators SCRAP recently teamed up with the popular anime series Dr. Stone to create a wholly original escape game centred around the series which they call “Escape From the Stone Cave.” To commemorate the launch of the real-life escape game, SCRAP also teamed up with the latest edition of Weekly Shonen Jump which went on sale on April 27, 2020.
The escape game features a completely original story with full voice acting from the cast. Participants must conduct real science experiments to solve puzzles and crack codes to escape the cave. The game was made with in collaboration with AnotherVision, a puzzle creation company that helped with the puzzles and science experiments.
The latest edition of Weekly Shonen Jump features a three-page special from SCRAP which has readers tearing up the magazine amongst other hidden secrets. Those who manage to solve the magazine puzzle will receive a special digital image from the event’s website.
SCRAP have even launched a collection of original “Escape From the Stone Cave” merchandise on their website, including science experiment puzzle kits.
Real Escape Game x Dr. Stone
・Max Players: 3 per team
・Time Limit: 40 minutes / Required Time: 50-90 minutes
・Location: SCRAP Kichijoji Nazo Building
Trio Ticket (For 3 people only)
Advance Ticket: ¥2,400 per person (¥7,200 total for 3 people)
Same Day Ticket: ¥2,700 per person (¥8,100 total for 3 people)
Pair Ticket (For 2 people only)
Advance Ticket: ¥2,600 per person (¥5,200 total for 3 people)
Same Day Ticket: ¥2,900 per person (¥5,800 total for 3 people)
Solo Ticket (For 1 person only)
Advance Ticket: ¥3,600 per person
Same Day Ticket: ¥3,900 per person
Continue Extension: ¥800 per person for 10 minutes (same-day payments only)
SCRAP Kichijoji Nazo Building
Address: 1-9-7 Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino, Tokyo
Access: 3-minutes on foot from Kichijoji Station’s north exit
Event Page: http://realdgame.jp/dr_stone/
Escape From the Stone Cave Merchandise: https://www.scrapgoods.jp/fs/scrap/c/dr_stone
Escape From the Werewolf Village in SCRAP’s New Remote Escape Game
25.April.2020 | SPOT
Japanese real-life escape game creator company SCRAP has revealed details for its upcoming “Escape From the Werewolf Village” escape game which is set to run from April 29 to May 6.
You’ve found yourself lost in the village of werewolves.
Every night, these werewolvesーwho disguise themselves as villagersーattack the locals.
The local villagers disappear one by one.
The werewolves are gradually approaching closer to you with a mouth full of fangs.
If you do not uncover the truth behind these attacks, and if you cannot solve the mysteries hidden in this villageー
Then you will not leave these place alive.
Do you have the guts to solve all the pieces of the puzzle and escape from the Werewolf Village?
An escape came you can enjoy online
Escape From the Werewolf Village is a popular escape game from SCRAP, and they’ve now come up with a new version that you can enjoy at home by using the video call service Zoom and the messaging app LINE.
Participating teams will give instructions to the staff at the escape game venue to collection information, crack codes, and solve puzzles to locate the werewolves hiding in the village. This is a completely different and fresh kind of escape game experience which uses online communication rather than direct communication in person.
Only tickets for groups of up to 6 will be sold, and anyone is welcome even if they have completed the escape game before or have their own regular teams for this game.
Escape From the Werewolf Village – Remote Play
Running: April 29, 2020 – May 6, 2020
Ticket Release Dates
Shonen Tantei SCRAP Group Pre-Sale: April 25, 2020 at 12:00 (JST) – April 26, 2020 at 12:00 (JST)
General Sale: April 26, 2020 at 13:00 (JST)
Ticket Price: Group Ticket ¥13,500
*A group ticket accommodates 1-6 people. The recommended amount for this game is 4-6.
Max Players: 6 per team
Time Limit: 60 minutes / Required Time: 120 minutes
*The time limit for the game is 60 minutes. Together with the prior instructions and explanations, the entire experience will last 120 minutes.
This remote game makes use of the video call service Zoom and messaging app LINE. Please make sure you have downloaded these prior to starting the game. AN internet connection is also required, so it is recommended that you play on a PC.
Event Details (Japanese): https://realdgame.jp/event/jinro_remote.html