NEWS RELEASE, March 14th, 2013
Official release of Live2D Cubism
Graphic technology for developing an interactive two-dimensional model from any two-dimensionally drawn character. Compatible with modern mobile and gaming platforms.
Tokyo, Japan, March 13, 2013 - Cybernoids Co.,Ltd. today introduced Live2D Cubism, the newest version of Live2D technology which allows artists to create full dimensional animations and interactive contents while staying true to the original 2D drawings. Since the beta launch in 2010, Live2D Cubism has continuously evolved for better usability and software stability. Knowledge base, tutorials, and other user supports have also grown alongside, preparing for the official release. The official Live2D Cubism 1.0 version will be released in May 2013 for businesses, followed by a public release and educational edition.
Innovative 2D graphics powering over 40 titles in games and apps
Live2D is a set of graphic technologies and tools for developing a two-dimensional model (Live2D model) out of any two-dimensionally drawn object. Since the beta introduction in 2010, Live2D Cubism has powered more than 40 titles in games and apps, including two apps which hit number 1 in iTunes App Store. Live2D has powered titles in various platforms including major mobile OS (iOS and Android) and gaming consoles (PlayStaion Portable, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS).
Live2D Cubism consists of Live2D Cubism Editor (Modeler + Animator) and Live2D Cubism SDK. It handles raster graphics and runs on latest 3D graphics engines. Live2D Cubism is a high-end software for professionals (English version now available to strategic partners. We're looking for launch customer. Contact us if you are interested).
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