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Kawaii Deathu Desu - Collect the souls of your fandom as an idol from the underworld in ‘Kawaii Deathu Desu’! - eastasiasoft

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Collect the souls of your fandom as an idol from the underworld in ‘Kawaii Deathu Desu’!

Nintendo Switch version launching on April 16th

Hong Kong - March 31, 2020 –
Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, today announced that the fast-paced beat’em up Kawaii Deathu Desu from co-publisher Top Hat Studios and developer Pippin Games will launch for Nintendo Switch on the Nintendo eShop on April 16th. Digital pre-load will begin on April 9th. Kawaii Deathu Desu will be priced at US$4.99/€4.99. Early birds can enjoy a 20% launch discount until April 29th.

Inspired by the likes of One Finger Death Punch, gameplay is rhythmic and addictive, simple yet satisfying. Players select a character to perform in a wide variety of venues, execute unique abilities and beat up overzealous fans as they rush the stage. Using collected souls, each pixel art idol’s appearance can also be customized.

With character-specific gameplay styles, alternate modes for every show, local multiplayer and tons of unlockable extras, Kawaii Deathu Desu turns up the volume on replayability. This is two-button action with an adorably dark twist!

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About Kawaii Deathu Desu

In Kawaii Deathu Desu, supernatural beings find themselves incarnated as cute Japanese idols! Halfway between cute and terrifying, these hellish idols start a competition that spans the world with a singular goal; to decide who can claim the throne of the underworld. What type of competition will this be, however? As beings of the underworld, the next to inherit the throne will be determined by whoever can collect the most souls from faithful followers. With that in mind, as idols, there's no better way to victory than mowing your own fans at shows!

For fans of fast-paced beat'em ups, you'll feel right at home here. Pick a supernatural idol and beat the hell out of - no pun intended - as many overzealous fans as you can.


  • Simple, Addictive Mechanics - Play with just two buttons; easy to pick up, hard to put down.
  • Fast-paced Gameplay - Quick matches that makes you enter on a frenzy!
  • Hi-Fidelity Graphics - Beautiful pixel art, visual effects and clean sound effects
  • Special Abilities & Unique Characters - Every idol has a special power that can be activated during the show, as well as a unique gameplay style.
  • Travel the world - Perform in lots of different arenas and stages as you travel the world to collect souls
  • Replayability - Each show has three different modes; prove your worth with a high score to aim for the leaderboards.
  • Customization - Use souls to choose outfits for each idol to change their appearance to your liking
  • Competitive Local Multiplayer - Go head to head with a friend in couch PvP mode!
  • Unlockable Content - Unlockable gallery images, achievements, music, and more for the completionist in you.

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Ghost Blade HD, Rainbow Skies, Sword & Fairy 6, Reverie, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About Top Hat Studios

A niche indie development, porting, and publishing studio based out of New York, with members around the world. While developing games in-house, they also publish and port titles. Some of their more recent areas of focus have been RPGs and visual novels.

About Pippin Games

Pippin Games is an independent game studio, focused on creating casual / midcore games with fun themes. The studio is based in Natal, Brazil.

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Kawaii Deathu Desu
Press kit
Fact Sheet
PS Vita, PS4, Switch
Switch (digital): April 16, 2020 / PS Vita (physical): December 2020
Action, Beat'em Up, Fighting, Platform
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese
Pippin Games, Top Hat Studios



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