MapleStory Anime makes European debut
Nexon Europe welcomes acclaimed animation series with exclusive events
Luxemburg – 5th March, 2014: Nexon Europe is thrilled to announce the arrival of MapleStory Anime, a fantastical tale from the acclaimed Mad House Studio, adapted from the world of the popular MMORPG. Set over 26 episodes, MapleStory Anime follows the exploits of the beloved MapleStory characters and the dangerous world they inhabit during the battles on Victory Island, taking on the deadly Zekta Monsters to prevent the destruction of the World Tree.
The hit show, originally aired on TXN in Japan and SBS in Korea, will be available with English and Dutch subtitles and can be viewed for free HERE:
New episodes will be added every Wednesday.
“We’re really excited to expand the MapleStory universe and bring our community more of the high quality entertainment they deserve,” said Anna Kwon, Lead product manager at Nexon Europe. “The producers of MapleStory Anime, Mad House Studio, are responsible for some of the finest anime out there, so they were the perfect people to take on the ambitious project of creating a fresh story for Nexon’s beloved characters. It has proven a huge success so far and we know our European players will love it.”
To celebrate the arrival of the show, Nexon Europe has prepared several in-game MapleStory events where players have a chance to win specially designed items and characters from the animation. For more information and to get involved, visit the MapleStory website and the official Facebook page.
MapleStory is a free2play 2D Fantasy MMORPG first launched in South Korea in April 2003, allowing players to delve deep into an exciting online adventure to fight monsters, solve quests and join fellow gamers. Since then, MapleStory was able to delight nearly 100 million players worldwide by now; establishing Nexon’s fantastic journey through Maple World as one of the most successful online games. More than 2 million European players are contributing to this huge community since May 2007, when the European service started in English, German, Spanish, French and Dutch.