KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Global Version Coming Soon in 2021
KonoFan, the KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World gacha with Megumin, Yunyun, Darkness, and an useless girl, will get a global version in 2021.
On November 9, the official twitter account for Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o Fantastic Days, also known as KonoFan, the KonoSuba gacha game, announced a global version is coming in 2021. Handled by Nexon, KonoFan first launched in Japan on iOS and Android on February 27, 2020, and is one of the high-end anime sociage out there, with animated portraits, tons of animated scenes and voiced lines. The battle system is the usual turn-based + cooldown skills stuff. KonoFan also has regular collab event with other post 2010s popular anime like Re:Zero. It’s a must play if you’re a fan of KonoSuba and aren’t allergic to gacha games.
The game’s official global name will be KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! Fantastic Days.
— 『このファン』＠リゼロコラボ開催中！《公式》このすばスマホゲーム (@konosubafd) November 9, 2020
KonoFan is the first KonoSuba game getting a localization, but KonoSuba got three consoles games so far. The latest console game adaptation is Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubou no Ishou ni Chouai wo! , an ADV (what we call visual novels) by Mages. It launched in Japan on PS4 and Switch on September 24, 2020. Each girl has her specific route in the game. There’s also a dungeon crawler available on PS4 and Switch, also only in Japan: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! ~Kibou no Meikyuu to Tsudoishi Boukenshatachi Plus~. Lastly, the first KonoSuba console game was Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! -Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan wo!-, released in 2017 on PS Vita and PS4. It was another ADV by Mages.
KonoSuba Gacha KonoFan, Re:Zero Collab Trailer
As usual, you never know what’ll happen, if you’re planning to play KonoFan and invest a lot of time in it, I’d suggest playing both the Japanese and the Global version. And avoiding putting money in the gacha. Personally speaking the only game with gacha elements I’m truly playing right now is Genshin Impact. And I’d recommend it to anyone seeing it’s a full-fledged JRPG and pretty awesome. As long as you don’t put some money in the gacha itself.
KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! is originally a web novel part of the Isekai boom, written by Natsume Akatsuki. Its publication ran from 2012 to 2013 on Shōsetsuka ni Narō. A much longer Light Novel version ran in Japan from 2013 to 2020, with illustrations by Kurone Mishima. The novel got multiple anime and manga adaptations and is pretty popular worldwide. It’s one of the most appreciated Isekai, alongside Re:Zero. Personally, I’d recommend Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!, another series by Natsume Akatsuki.