The first anime based on the Switch game premieres in June 2020
Kodoani.com – Gungho Online Entertainment (GOE) publishes the game developer diary Ninjala by Nintendo and it is reported that the game has an anime series of the same name airing in January 2022. The production will be more involved than the net anime series of the same name.
A 3DCG animation based on the game premiered in March 2020. The original 2D anime short premiered in June 2020 on the official Ninjala YouTube channel. The anime is a co-production between Studio Hibari and Domerica.
The game launched on the Switch platform in June 2020. The game was originally scheduled to launch in Spring 2019.
The GOE describes the game’s story:
Ninjala is an action game with a transforming gum ninja character that allows the player to blow bubble gum to craft weapons and use jutsu. Comes with different levels, players must use extremely fast reflexes and superior parkour mechanics to fight and resist opponents. The game brings a new era to the ninja world through PvP online battles.
Takeshi Arakawa (CEO and co-producer of Dissidia: Final Fantasy, The World Ends with You) and Kazuki Morishita (Puzzle & Dragons, LET IT DIE executive producer) designed the game. The game supports up to eight players, Lan or Multiplayer.