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Phantom of the Kill Hosts Summer 2017 Event

Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – July 13, 2017 (PDT) – gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games today announced that the global version of Phantom of the Kill is holding a swimsuit-themed summertime event. The mobile game was released in North America and in 121 countries throughout Europe in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store in May 2016. Called “Phantom of the Summer,” the event will consist of three parts:

1. Limited swimsuit-edition units in the Lazuli Recruiter

Swimsuit-edition Tyrfing belongs to the new Ninja class and can ambush your foes from a distance with her Throwing Dagger! Swimsuit-edition Longinus and Shekinah have returned, and they now have 6-star forms. Units in swimsuits have special mobility over watery terrain, so use them in Event quests for a strategic advantage.

Event Period (PDT)

Midnight July 13 - July 26 11:59 PM

Event schedule subject to change.

2. Lakefront Demon Returns with Bonus Stage

The hit event from last summer is back with a super-high-difficulty bonus stage! Defeat the boss at the end of the last stage to get powerful gear, and clear certain stages to get copies of swimsuit-edition Artemis!

Event Period (PDT)

Midnight July 13 - August 31 11:59 PM

Event schedule subject to change.

3. Multiplayer War on the Water

Multiplayer Class Matches now have aquatic maps in this limited-time event. There are great rewards, including Dollies for enhancing units and their skills. Use Phantom of the Summer swimsuit units to form the ultimate summertime party and dominate this event!

Event Period (PDT)

July 13 6:00 PM - July 19 10:00 PM

Event schedule subject to change.

Summer has just begun, and there are more units to come!

Aside from the units above, there are more gorgeous and deadly swimsuit-edition units on the way! Stay tuned to Phantom of the Kill’s social media pages for details.





About Phantom of the Kill

Phantom of the Kill has over 3.5 million downloads in Japan, and has also won the Google Play 2015 Best Game award. This mobile tactical RPG game has been localized into English and released in 121 countries in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store, mainly in North America and Europe.

The 3D battle will change dramatically with a flick of a finger. You can enjoy the dramatic story with the mysterious girls with their legendary weapons. The opening animation created by Mamoru Oshii is a must see!

Turn the tides of war with a swipe of your finger in this tactical role-playing game that combines strategy with drama!


Game Information


Phantom of the Kill


Tactical RPG



Release Date

May 18, 2016

Supported Devices

Smartphones (excluding certain models)


North America and Europe


Free-to- play with in-app purchases available


©Fuji&gumi Games



About gumi Inc.

Founded in 2007, gumi Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 3903) is a leading global mobile game publisher and developer headquartered in Japan, with overseas operations in China, France, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. The company has proven success in launching titles worldwide, such as the widely popular role-playing games Brave Frontier and Phantom of the Kill. With ongoing publishing and development projects on various platforms, including iOS, Android, and more, gumi aims to change the world through innovative entertainment products and services, including both original content and collaborations with popular IP. For more information, please visit http://www.gu3.co.jp/en/home-en/ .

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