Krosmaster Arena Anime Miniatures Board Game

A project in Mountlake Terrace, WA by Japanime Games

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Krosmaster Arena is a miniatures board game that is designed around using cute anime warriors to take on your opponents!
Backers: 1298
Average Pledge Per Backer: $282

Funded: $366,412 of $50,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> May 1st (48 days)
Project By: Japanime Games
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Latest News

Almost there!

May 1st - via:
Hey everyone, it's been a wild ride, and we've got 30 minutes left in the campaign! I just wanted to take this moment to thank you all for helping us get this amazing game off the ground, and also to point out that if you haven't already you should... (Read More)


May 1st - via:
Made it! Now every pledge of $100 or more gets the collector's coin and TWO random promo minis. On top of all the awesome things you were already getting before that, it's going to be quite a haul and exciting when you open your packages this summer.... (Read More)

24 hours to go! And more promos on the way!

April 30th - via:
Wow - so much happening today! 1. We reached 4,000 likes! This was quite likely done through artificial means, but honestly....I don't care, we wanted to give you this figure anyway! Argon Gass is officially Unlocked, and everyone over $100 pledge... (Read More)

Dice, Dice, Baby!

April 28th - via:
Hey all! I feel pretty confident that we are going to get to the next stretch goal, so I'm going to open up purchasing on a 2nd set of dice. As a new add-on, you can buy a set of 8 engraved translucent dice for a $10 additional pledge. The sets have... (Read More)

New Pledge Level added!

April 26th - via:
$500 level WITH Carrying Case but no XXL figureMany people have asked if they could swap out the XXL figure for a carrying case, and after much thought we have decided to add another pledge level that allows you to do just that! This new level is... (Read More)

Ruel Stroud unlocked!

April 26th - via:
$300,000 reached - let's keep it going! We just hit $300,000 and Ruel Stroud is now being added onto all shipments to pledges of $100 or more! Be prepared to hammer your opponents with his Spectral Shovel attack! Now we've got to get Argon Gass... (Read More)

Krosmaster Arena Playthrough video!

April 25th - via:
We've got the video together for the Krosmaster Gameplay that was filmed last weekend at Card Kingdom in Seattle! Thanks to all involved!  (Read More)

New stuff!

April 25th - via:
First off - Special limited edition Dice Tower! All $300 and $500 backers will receive a special limited edition Krosmaster Kickstater Benevolant Backer Dice Tower! Or as I like to call it, the KKBB Dice Tower. This is an exclusive item that will... (Read More)

Hello out there!

April 23rd - via:
Hello!Hey guys, sorry I've been so silent the last few days. I've actually been spending a lot of time working out some different plans to get our shipments fulfilled much faster and smoother than the issues that we had with Kanzume Goddess. There... (Read More)

Tom Vasel Review!

April 20th - via:
We wanted to share the review that Tom Vasel did of Krosmaster Arena - take a look! Also, we are filming a full play session of the game in Seattle today and will have that posted in the next few days!  (Read More)

A new add on!

April 18th - via:
The Krosmaster T-Shirt! This shirt has a great graphic with the Queen of the Tofus and the King of the Gobballs! Show your support for Krosmaster with this awesome shirt! The add on is $20 for this awesome shirt! Just pledge an additional $20 and... (Read More)

Expansions and Figures!

April 17th - via:
Many have asked what figures are coming in which expansions, here is a list! All of the figures in BOLD are considered "rare" figures and you can only play with one of them on a team. Expansion #1 - Fire and Ice:Drop Knight, Maskun John, Jems Blond,... (Read More)

Krosmaster Kickstarter Avatars!

April 16th - via:
You asked for 'em, here they are! Show all your friends that you are backing us on Kickstarter!  (Read More)

Carrying Case Stretch Goal Unlocked!

April 15th - via:
We did it! $250,000 was just hit this morning, and now we are going forward with making the carrying case! This case is still a work in progress, but this is the current artwork that we are planning on doing. It will be large enough to hold 48... (Read More)

Guess the ending pledge total challenge!

April 13th - via:
We are taking submissions until April 15th at midnight PST - leaving 1/2 a month to go in the campaign. Whomever is closest will get something special XXL Morora (Fraktor)! We are getting 100 copies, and we are giving away 99 copies through... (Read More)

Anime Conji pics

April 13th - via:
Here are a few pictures of Krosmaster from Anime Conji where we are doing demos of the game this weekend in San Diego!  (Read More)

Much new news!

April 10th - via:
There is so much to say, I don't know where to start....let's see... Exciting news #1 Tokens and Terrain sets and Kama coins are now available as add on items for everyone at the $100+ pledge level! We have been in talks regarding this subject for... (Read More)

Sample for the Carrying Case

April 9th - via:
Hey everyone! I wanted you to know that we are working on things for the carrying case, and although we won't have a prototype ready for a few weeks yet, it is going to look similar to this metal case with foam inserts inside and a Krosmaster logo on... (Read More)

Pre-production sample!

April 9th - via:
I've been traveling all day, and after checking the mail, we found that we received our very first English pre-production sample! A full game with English rules! Very excited, and this will make showing the game at the Anime Conji convention in San... (Read More)

Let's get noticed on BoardGameGeek!

April 8th - via:
We want to drive up Krosmaster Arena on the Hotness list on BoardGameGeek, so everyone go to the geek and "like" this image of Anna Tommy! If we get enough likes it will show up on the front page of the Geek and this will get us more noticed, and in... (Read More)

Bad Aboum!

April 8th - via:
And here is another figure that comes from the base set...introducing...Bad Aboum! Or as Leeloo likes to call him, Big Badda Boom! Bad Aboum is fun to play with, and very mischievous. I really like his Retreat Shot that allows you to shoot at an... (Read More)

Anna Tommy!

April 6th - via:
Introducing one of my favorite characters - Anna Tommy! Anna Tommy is a fierce level 3 character that can easily be used in an army.  She can transport around the board, moving your opponent's (and your own!) figures while doing so.  (Read More)

Heroscape/Krosmaster Mash-up!

April 6th - via:
This isn't an update really - but one of our backers shared this great picture and I wanted to share it with all of you. Looks awesome!!  (Read More)

New art - Poster and BoxBack!

April 5th - via:
Hey all - just wanted to share some new art with you - The box back (people asked to see it!) and the poster that most all of you will be getting with your pledge. Enjoy!  (Read More)

Kickstarter Showcase: 8 Projects to Check Out

April 4th - via:
One of the hardest things about running my own Kickstarter campaign this past month was that I didn’t have nearly as much time as I wanted to tell you about other cool Kickstarter projects. I mentioned a few within my own campaign updates, but now that mine has wrapped up I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of several projects I’ve had my eye on. (Read More)

New Stretch Goals!

April 2nd - via:
I know you have all been patiently (and some not so patiently!) waiting for new stretch goals, and as they are! *as a side note - all "paid stretch goals" will not be automatically included with the $500 pledge, these will need to be... (Read More)

PVC and Resin Tokens update!

April 2nd - via:
Here are the images direct from the factory of the PVC and Resin tokens - I think you will agree that they look great! Can't wait to get this set of trees, crates, and bushes to play with....  (Read More)

MiniMap for you to see!

April 1st - via:
Hey everyone, I know you are excited to hear more about stretch goals....but unfortunately I need to get some more feedback before we post them. There are things on the way, I promise! Many of you have been asking to see what the minimaps will look... (Read More)

Facebook Contest

March 31st - via:
Hey everyone - We want to help get more likes to our Facebook page! We have started up a Facebook/Twitter contest and are giving away a  CHAMPION COLLECTOR'S EDITION pledge level (the $300 level) including a full set of tokens as a Grand Prize!... (Read More)

Kama Coins - now 60 per set!

March 30th - via:
You spoke and we listened - the Kama Coin set is now 60 total coins for $35. Shown pictured below next to a Gallons of Glory token. This will make sure you have all the Kama Coins you need for your game! Add on #1 - Kama CoinsKama Coin (shown... (Read More)

New Add-ons announced!

March 30th - via:
Optional ItemsThere will be more items coming next week, this is what I have for you today! Also new stretch goals on the way... And...A Facebook and Twitter contest is starting up soon that will include a free copy of the game plus a complete token... (Read More)

Nox XXL Figure just announced!

March 22nd - via:
We have had a lot of demand for the $500 pledge level, and Ankama has just given us the right to make one more XXL figure that will be available Exclusively through Kickstarter! Limited to 200 copies, just like Goultard the Barbarian and Morora, but... (Read More)

Some thoughts on our campaign...

March 22nd - via:
You may not realize this, but Japanime Games is not a huge company. This game is very expensive to produce and we needed your help. We very much appreciate all you have done to help make it happen. Now that we have reached the goals to produce the... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Announced!

March 21st - via:
STRETCH GOAL #2 Announcing....Percedal! The "nightcrawler" of the game, Percedal can jump in and ShuShu Sword your opponent's characters. Tons of fun to play, and a great add on to the game! Percedal will be unlocked as soon as we reach $200,000 in... (Read More)

New pledge levels are posted!

March 20th - via:
We received confirmation today of what more we are able to offer you and 2 new pledge levels have been added! Everyone that has already pledged at the $500 level will get additionally, at no extra cost, a limited edition resin oversized XXL Morora... (Read More)

New pledge levels on the way!

March 19th - via:
Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that we have been going through some talks of what we can do to add in the way of pledge levels to get you access to the tokens and the promos that you want - so please be patient and hold on, I promise I will... (Read More)

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