GungHo Online Entertainment announced at a press conference on Friday that its latest puzzle role-playing game Puzzle & Dragons Cross will be adapted into a TV anime by Studio Pierrot. The series is scheduled to air on TV Tokyo on Mondays at 6:25 p.m. beginning July 4.
Two versions of Puzzle & Dragons Cross, titled Kami no Shou and Ryuu no Shou, will be released on Nintendo 3DS on July 28. The game's opening animation will be produced by the same team as the TV anime. A manga adaptation by Momota Inoue will begin serialization in the May 2016 issue of Coro Coro Comic, which will go on sale on April 15.
Puzzle & Dragons was originally released as a mobile game on the iOS and Android platforms in 2012. GungHo Online reports that the game has been downloaded more than 30 million times in Japan and is ranked as one of the top grossing apps.