KILL LA KILL – IF Release Date and European Limited Edition Announced

PQube Games, in conjunction with Arc System Works, have today announced that the 3D fighting game based upon the KILL LA KILL franchise, known as KILL LA KILL – IF, will be released on the 26th July 2019 within Europe for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC via Steam.

For those unaware KILL La KILL – IF, which seems to be a 3D arena-styled fighting game in a similar design to CyberConnect2’s Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm games, is currently being developed under the watchful eye of STUDIO TRIGGER, the team behind the original anime series, with both Hiroyuki Imaishi, and the scenario writer, Kazuki Nakashima, being involved with the production of the game; especially the cinematic sections which retell key events from the anime series. In addition to retelling key elements from the anime series KILL La KILL – IF will feature it’s own unique scenario known as ‘IF; with more details about this unique story to be confirmed at a later date.

Key Visual Artwork:

Both PQube Games and Arc System Works are proud to introduce the new and original artwork for the game, drawn by Mr. Sushio, who was in charge of the character design in the original TV anime ‘Kill la Kill’.


Character DLC:

Two new playable characters “Mako Mankanshoku” and “Ultimate Double Naked DTR” will be available to download as free characters with release details to be confirmed closer to release.

Limited Edition:

Taking inspiration from the Japanese Limited Edition release of KILL LA KILL – IF PQube Games have confirmed that a selection of retailers within Europe will stock this Euroepan Limited Edition; with 1,500 units being produced for Europe.

・Mr. Sushio’s main artwork for Limited Edition.
・Original Artbook
・Original Soundtrack
・Mak-Roquette Squeezie

Pre-Order Bonus:

A special pre-order bonus known as the ‘Fight Club-spec Two-Star Goku Uniform President Mako Mankanshoku’ Keychain! will be available from selective retailers in Europe. Additional details will be confirmed at a later date by PQube Games.

Game Details:

Arc System Works have confirmed that at least 10 playable characters will be included in the base games; with the game itself featuring a Story mode, which will also feature cut-scenes from the anime, and competitive modes both online and offline.

In addition to these details a Japanese trailer detailing the aspects of the game can be found below; but PQube Games have promised an English Dub version of the trailer will be released shortly. In the meantime KILL LA KILL – IF is scheduled for release on the 26th July 2019 for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC via Steam.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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