Closed Beta Test: dark fantasy game for smartphones, Devil Prince and the Puppet, begins accepting applications today!


Drecom Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Yuki Naito) has decided to conduct a closed beta test of Devil Prince and the Puppet starting March 25, 2024. Furthermore, Drecom has begun accepting applications for the closed beta test today, March 7, 2024.

The world of the Devil Prince delivered into your hands, ahead of the rest of the world!

Leading up to the release of Devil Prince and the Puppet, we will conduct a closed beta test. In the closed beta test, you will be able to play the through the prologue all the way to chapter 3 of the main story. The test will allow players to experience how the 12 characters, including the main character Dia, live their lives while fighting against their own destiny in Chagran, the story's setting. We hope that you enjoy the depth of the sad and fleeting dark fantasy world of Devil Prince and the Puppet, rich and elegant graphics, and the charm of its unique characters. We will strive to further improve the game's quality based on the opinions and feedback from the test participants.

<Closed Beta Test Application Overview>
■How to apply: Please use the application form on the Closed Beta Test Participant Application page to apply.
■Closed Beta Test Participant Application page:
■Application Period: Thursday, March 7, 13:00 - Wednesday, March 13, 16:00 (JST)
■Date of Selection Notification: Friday, March 22
■Play Period: Monday, March 25, 2024, 13:00 - Monday, April 1, 2024, 16:00 (JST)

*Dates are subject to change without notice.
*If the number of applicants exceeds the expected number, winners will be determined by lottery.
*Only selected participants will be notified of the results of the drawing and how to play.
*Please note that we will not respond to individual inquiries regarding the number of applicants, acceptance or rejection of applications, or any other inquiries related to the application process.
*Only selected participants will be allowed to participate in the closed beta test. The right to participate in the closed beta test, whether paid or unpaid, may not be transferred to others.

■Operating Environment
OS: iOS 15.4 or later
Device: iPhone X or later

OS: Android 9 or later
RAM: 3GB or more
Free space
5GB or more


  • In order to avoid offending anyone with spoilers or undisclosed information, recording, storing, or saving content of the app test version, the contents of each email sent to selected participants, or any information provided to participants regarding the closed beta test, as well as disclosing or revealing them to others on the internet or verbally, are all prohibited.
  • In order to avoid offending anyone with spoilers or undisclosed information, we ask that when playing the test app in a place other than your home, you take great care to ensure that the screen of the test version of the application is not visible to other people.
  • By submitting your application, you agree that you have read the application guidelines and agreed to all terms and conditions.

Play screens revealed to commemorate the closed beta test

We are revealing some of the game play screens to commemorate the closed beta test. They present the story screen with characters moving realistically in Live2D, their activity in the miniature garden, and thrilling puzzles. Please visit our official X for the latest information.

▼Official X (Twitter)

■Highlights of Devil Prince and the Puppet
In Devil Prince and the Puppet, the cursed world of Chagran is inhabited by demons, humans, and angels. It is a dark fantasy adventure in which these three races, divided into four factions, face off against each other. At release, there will be 12 main characters, with voices provided by such splendid voice actors as Yu Kobayashi, Makoto Furukawa, and Natsuki Hanae.

●The main storyline is fully voiced by a cast of splendid voice actors. Main characters move realistically in Live2D.


●The game progresses around the miniature garden where Dia and friends do their activities as chibi characters.


●A simple and exhilarating single-tap puzzle. A pair of chibi characters stand off with their weapons against enemies.


●Liven up the miniature garden and you'll get special reactions from the characters...!


About the Devil Prince and the Puppet


── This is the story of a prince who became a devil.
Beloved as family to the king, an incident awakened the devil within Dia, and his once-precious country has fallen to ruin. Long in solitude, he survives by devouring the souls of humankind, served by his compatriots, Espada and Fiori. Imprisoned within this trio's castle, so to begins your story...

<Character Introduction>

■Kingdom of Colchicum


[Devil Prince] Dia (Voiced by: Yu Kobayashi) <center>
[Knight of Loyalty] Espada (Voiced by: Makoto Furukawa) <right>
[Magnificent Princess] Fiori (Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae) <left>

■Empire of Aquilegia


[Beautiful Commander] Claude (Voiced by: Yuki Kaida) <center>
[Melancholy Loyalist] Eric (Voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki) <right>
[Valiant Swordsman] Oscar (Voiced by: Tomoaki Maeno) <left>

■Celestial Kingdom, Holy Gypsophila


[Angel of Adoration] Mere (Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai) <center>
[Emissary of Misery] Kai (Voiced by: Toshiyuki Toyonaga) <right>
[Emissary of Pleasure] Tis (Voiced by: Koutaro Nishiyama) <left>

■Belladonna, City of Devils


[Lord of the Demon Realm] Adder (Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe) <center>
[Entrancing Witch] Rosé (Voiced by: Kengo Kawanishi) <right>
[Fallen Angel of Emptiness] Vanis (Voiced by: Ryota Osaka) <left>

■Devil Prince and the Puppet - Basic App InfoPlanning/Development: Drecom Co., Ltd. and Liber Entertainment Inc.
Genre: Dark Fantasy Adventure
Main Scenario Writer: Takumi Miyajima (Notable Works: Tales of the Abyss (Main Scenario), SCARLET NEXUS (Story Draft))
Character Designs: Domino Ozaki
Platforms: iOS, Android

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