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  Japanese Mobile Game Giant gumi Inc. Releases "Elysium"—a Companion Piece to the Main Phantom of the Kill Story
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Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – August 10, 2017 (PDT) – gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games today announced that the global version of Phantom of the Kill, released in North America and in 121 countries throughout Europe in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store in May 2016, has a new event quest based on the game’s main story.

Elysium Prologue

In your dream, the monsters appeared without warning. Their vicious onslaught devastated the world of futuristic buildings towering in rows. But, just when your own life was in jeopardy, a long-haired maiden wielding a sword came to your rescue.

When you awoke, you found yourself in a field of flowers. The lush, beautiful scene around you was how the world once looked ages ago—the exact opposite of your dream.

You are shocked to discover you can remember nothing of your past, but you have little time to ponder this mystery, for you suddenly find yourself surrounded by strange, grotesque creatures. Frozen in horror and confusion, you are saved by a lone maiden who annihilates the foul beasts.

Her name is Tyrfing, and you can't help feeling you've seen her before, perhaps in a dream...

The world of Phantom of the Kill - Characters

Tyrfing (Voiced by: Sora Amamiya): This lovely maiden saved your life. She bears the power of Tyrfing, a cursed demonblade that once claimed the lives of those who drew it in exchange for victory. This curse has her secretly worried that it might one day bring harm upon you.

Dulyn (Voiced by: Kana Asumi): This little warrior packs a big punch. She will fly into a rage if anyone says she is small or calls her a fairy. She is extremely fond of chocolate with nuts in it.

Longinus (Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa): This Killer Princess has a timid and cowardly disposition, and is shy and fearful of strangers. She is deeply devout and prays whenever a life is lost, even if it is an enemy's. Unfortunately, her kindhearted nature often ends up backfiring on her.

Elysium Chapter 1 "Ragna in Peril"

The first part of Elysium Chapter 1 "Ragna in Peril" is now available. In this chapter, you will learn the truth behind your journey with Tyrfing and the reason why the Killer Princesses are battling each other. But, the fun doesn’t stop there. The Elysium story quest will add some other twists on the world of Terra you know and love.

gumi Inc. will continue rolling out additional Elysium chapters as well. Keep playing through the story to find out how it all connects back to Terra.

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About Phantom of the Kill

“Phantom of the Kill” has over 4 million downloads, and has also won the Google Play 2015 Best Game award. This mobile tactical RPG game has been localized into English and released in 121 countries in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store, mainly in North America and Europe. The 3D battle will change dramatically with a flick of a finger. You can enjoy the dramatic story with the mysterious girls with their legendary weapons. The opening animation created by Mamoru Oshii is a must see! Turn the tides of war with a swipe of your finger in this tactical role-playing game that combines strategy with drama!

Game Information


Phantom of the Kill


Tactical RPG


Release Date

May 18, 2016

Supported Devices

Smartphones (excluding certain models)


North America and Europe


Free-to- play with in-app purchases available


©Fuji&gumi Games



About gumi Inc.

Founded in 2007, gumi Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 3903) is a leading global mobile game publisher and developer headquartered in Japan, with overseas operations in China, France, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. The company has proven success in launching titles worldwide, such as the widely popular role-playing games Brave Frontier and Phantom of the Kill. With ongoing publishing and development projects on various platforms, including iOS, Android, and more, gumi aims to change the world through innovative entertainment products and services, including both original content and collaborations with popular IP. For more information, please visit .