October, 3rd 2023 - CMON Limited and Adventure Planning Service (Bouken) are pleased to announce they've forged an agreement for CMON's publishing arm, Guillotine Press, to localize and publish Boukin's hit tabletop RPG titles for worldwide distribution. The first titles to be published in this new pact will be Meikyu Kingdom (迷宮キングダム) and Magika Logia (マギカロギア), both targeted for mid-to-late 2024, followed by Insane (インセイン) later in the year.
Kondou Koushi, Bouken CEO, commented, "We are thrilled for this important agreement with CMON who will bring to the world the Japanese-style of RPG. Their care and attention to detail in all their products is evident, and we look forward to this partnership."
CMON COO David Preti added, "Bouken is a true pioneer in the tabletop role-playing industry. For more than 35 years, their games have defined what a Japanese RPG can be. Bouken has a deep catalog of incredible games, and we are honored to bring their unique style and gameplay to a worldwide audience."
In addition to the three initial titles, CMON is focused on expanding the line-up in 2025, so to keep up to date on all the news, check www.cmon.com for the latest.
CMON Limited (1792.HK) is an international publisher and designer of board games, RPGs and graphic novels. Beginning from small hobbyist roots, CMON Limited has grown into a multinational group that publishes multiple award-winning games, including Zombicide™, Cthulhu: Death May Die™, Arcadia Quest™, Rising Sun™, Blood Rage™, The World of Smog™, Marvel United™ and many more. Known in the hobby industry for working with the top game designers, artists, and sculptors in the world, CMON Limited has built an impressive portfolio of both original, best-selling IPs, as well as licensed material. In addition to having worldwide retail distribution, CMON is also the #1 fundraising company of any type on Kickstarter, having raised over $100 million on the platform since the debut of Zombicide in 2012. For more information, please visit www.cmon.com.
About GUILLOTINE PRESS
Guillotine Press is the in-house publishing arm of CMON, whose output includes Zombicide: Chronicles RPG, Assassin’s Creed RPG, as well as the entire line of hit graphic novels based on the biggest CMON games including Zombicide, Black Plague, and Death May Die. Guillotine Press believes that every story has a game to tell and is focused on working with the top names in the RPG and comics industries to bring those stories to life.
About Adventure Planning Services (BOUKEN)
Founded in 1987, Adventure Planning Services (Bouken) is a pioneer in the Japanese tabletop role-playing industry, publishing such influential games as Meikyuu Kingdom, Saturday Night Special, and Shinobigami. Spring-boarding from their success in the RPG market, APS has expanded into numerous categories, including board games, books, digital game design, and event activations. For more information, please visit https://bouken.jp/.