Cover of the first Queen's Gate gamebook released by Hobby Japan featuring Alice
|Genre||Action, Adventure, Fantasy|
|Written by||Eiji Okita|
|Original run||April 1, 2009 – July 1, 2009|
|Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos|
|Developer||Bandai Namco Games|
|Publisher||Bandai Namco Games|
|Released||July 28, 2011|
Queen's Gate (Japanese: クイーンズゲイト, Hepburn: Kuīnzu Geito) is a series of visual combat books published by Hobby Japan. The supplement to the Queen's Blade series, it features licensed female characters from other games and works, including those from Hobby Japan. Like Queen's Blade before it, it is also compatible with Flying Buffalo's Lost Worlds gamebooks. The first gamebook, featuring Alice, was released on November 30, 2007, with a total of nineteen gamebooks released as of June 29, 2012. A novel adaptation by Eiji Okita and Eiichi Shitara was published by Kenkyusha from April to July 2009. A video game adaptation of Queen's Gate was developed by Bandai Namco Games for the PlayStation Portable and released on July 28, 2011.
In the original game, the general story comes from Alice's bio: she is a treasure hunter who one day discovers the "Queen's Gate", which unleashes a battle across space-time.
In the novels, the plot is expanded a little more (though characters from other franchises do not appear), introducing her rival Dorothy, Alice's mother Lewis, and Dorothy's mother Glinda, as they fight against various monsters.
A novel adaptation of Queen's Gate was written by Eiji Okita and Eiichi Shitara with illustrations by Niθ and Kanko Nakamura. Three volumes were published by Kenkyusha between April 1, 2009 and July 1, 2009.
|01||Queen's Gate: The Gate Opener (クイーンズゲイト(1) 門を開く者, Kuīnzu Geito(1): Mon o Hiraku Mono)||April 1, 2009||978-4-0590-3532-9|
|02||Queen's Gate: The Time Traveler (クイーンズゲイト(2) 時を超える者, Kuīnzu Geito(2): Toki o Koeru Mono)||May 1, 2009||978-4-0590-3534-3|
|03||Queen's Gate: The Gate Protector (クイーンズゲイト(3) 門を守る者, Kuīnzu Geito(3): Mon o Mamoru Mono)||July 1, 2009||978-4-0590-3535-0|
A video game adaptation, titled Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos (クイーンズゲイト スパイラルカオス, Kuīnzu Geito: Supiraru Kaosu), was developed by Bandai Namco Games for the PlayStation Portable. Released on July 28, 2011, the game is the sequel to Queen's Blade: Spiral Chaos , featuring characters from the Queen's Gate series as well as characters from the original series. Like the first game, Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos also features an original storyline with game-exclusive characters. A limited edition version of the game was also released, featuring a Maron Makaron figure from Figma.
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