Eminence in Shadow to get mobile and PC game through Crunchyroll this month

Crunchyroll Games is releasing a new game based on the novel series The Eminence in Shadow by Daisuke Aizawa on mobile devices later this month.

In The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden, explore a fantastical world battling against the Cult of Diabolos to become the one and only mastermind in the shadows. This fantasy-action RPG includes the main cast of Cid, Shadow, Alexia, Alpha, and Beta incorporating fluid scenes from the anime series.

Build an all-star team from a large roster of playable characters that are comprised of tank, attacker and support classes. Unleash mighty Team Combos and Hidden Techniques and use your team’s abilities to turn the tide of battle. Collect items and armor after the battle to boost your team’s strength and advance their skills. Get to know the characters by talking with them so they grow and improve!

The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden
A playable roster of characters in The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden. Image from Crunchyroll.

According to a press release, Crunchyroll describes The Eminence in Shadow: A boy gets reincarnated as the noble house scion Cid Kagenou in a new world. He is neither a protagonist nor a last boss. He hides his powers to blend in with the mob, and manipulates the narrative from the shadows. As the self proclaimed “The eminence in the shadow”, Cid and his secret organization, “Shadow Garden,” work behind the scenes to defeat the dark Cult of Diabolos, which he totally made up. But it turns out that the cult actually exists…!

The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden
Key art of the main cast in The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden. Image from Crunchyroll.

The Eminence in Shadow began as a web novel written by Daisuke Aizawa and published by Enterbrain and has since been adapted as manga and anime series. In North America, Yen Press handles the English-translated editions of the manga and novels.

The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden launches on November 29th, 2022 for iOS and Android devices and on PC (which goes live at a later date). Available outside to fans outside of East Asia, Belgium and the Netherlands, the game is free to play, but has in-game purchases.

Crunchyroll Games will have a playable demo at Anime NYC from November 18th-20th, 2022 in New York City.

Source: Crunchyroll press release

© Daisuke Aizawa, KADOKAWA/Shadow Garden
© Master of Garden Project

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