The Japanese server of KonoSuba: Fantastic Days has revealed the details about its upcoming collaboration with the anime series The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya during yesterday’s live stream program “KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Kono Fan LIVE! #38!”
The event running from July 31 will feature all five members of the SOS Brigade including Haruhi Suzumiya, Kyon, Yuki Nagato, Mikuru Asahina, and Itsuki Koizumi. As part of the collaboration, players will be able to acquire the collab character ★4 [Ordinary member of the SOS Brigade] Kyon after defeating the event boss three times!
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Login Bonus
A login bonus campaign will be held to celebrate the collaboration with The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. All players who log in during the event period, from July 31 to August 20, will receive 3,000 Quartz as a reward.
A login bonus event where players can receive SOS tea and various luxurious items every day they log in between July 31 and August 10.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Gacha
The first part of the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collaboration Gachafeatures collab characters ★4 [Super Adventurer] Haruhi Suzumiya, ★4 [Silent Alien] Yuki Nagato, and ★4 [Hard-working Future Person] Mikuru Asahina, along with ★4 [Axel’s Super Goddess] Aqua and ★4 [Explosive Being] Megumin. The gacha event is scheduled from July 31 to August 21.
■ ★4 [Super Adventurer] Haruhi Suzumiya – CV: Aya Hirano
■ ★4 [Hard-working Future Person] Mikuru Asahina – CV: Yūko Gotō
■ ★4 [Silent Alien] Yuki Nagato – CV: Minori Chihara
■ ★4 [Axel’s Super Goddess] Aqua – CV: Sora Amamiya
■ ★4 [Explosive Being] Megumin – CV: Rie Takahashi
Part 2 of the event will be held from August 11 to August 20, with “Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collaboration Gacha Part 2” also running during the same period.
▍“A Blessing to This Wonderful SOS Brigade! Blue Monster” Collab Event
In the collab event “A Blessing to This Wonderful SOS Brigade! Blue Monster,” players can obtain the collab character ★4 [Ordinary member of the SOS Brigade] Kyon by defeating the event boss three times. The event will take place from July 31 until August 10.
■ ★4 [Ordinary member of the SOS Brigade] Kyon – CV: Tomokazu Sugita
During the collaboration period, players can also earn Collaboration Medals, which can be exchanged for different items and rewards.
The event will provide bonuses for setting certain characters as sub-members. The bonus will be active if Haruhi Suzumiya is paired with Aqua and Iris, Kyon with Kazuma and Mitsurugi, Yuki Nagato with Megumin and Yunyun, and Mikuru Asahina with Aqua and Cecily.
Several items, including the SOS Sword, Pompoms, and Starling Inferno, will be available during the event. Players can acquire these items as event rewards from the Collaboration Medal Exchange Shop and panel missions.
To commemorate the collaboration, a special campaign will be held during the event period. The campaign will include increased item drops, experience points, and event quests. All these items and quests will be doubled during the campaign period.
A time-limited Quest will be held during the event period featuring the boss Crazy Alligator EX. The appearance rate of the 3-star trait for certain characters will increase. The targeted characters are Haruhi Suzumiya, Kyon, Yuki Nagato, Mikuru Asahina, Aqua, and Megumin. The quest will be available from July 31 to August 20.
The event’s story thrusts the SOS Brigade into the unusual world of monster-slaying quests. Their previously ordinary day takes an unexpected turn as they all step into new roles within the world of KonoSuba.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Special Roulette
A special roulette event will be held where players have the chance to spin the roulette up to 50 times per day. On the 12th day and the last day of the event, players will have a guaranteed 30 spins. Players can also earn an extra roulette spin for every social media post they make during the event, which will run from July 30 to August 20.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Member Panel Missions
A Member Panel Missions will be held during the event. By acquiring collaboration-exclusive members and clearing their panel missions, players can increase their member’s combat power. These missions will be open from July 31.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Endless Gacha
A Free Endless Gacha event is also being launched where players can pull from the Gacha until they obtain the collaboration character they want. Gacha results can be shared on social media for an additional 10 free Gacha pulls. This Gacha includes collaboration characters and offers the same rates as other characters.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Guaranteed 4-Star Ticket
A special Gacha that guarantees a 4-star collab-exclusive character will be held. A ticket for this Gacha ensures one of the five collab characters.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Step-Up Gacha
A Step-Up Gacha event will also be held, where the total drop rate for collaboration-exclusive characters is 30% when a 4-star character appears. This makes it easier to draw collab characters compared to regular Gacha, however, only payment Quartz can be used.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab 10th 4-star Guaranteed Gacha
The 10th 4-star Guaranteed Gacha offers a chance to obtain all 4-star characters. Collaboration-exclusive characters, as well as other limited characters who appeared until February 26, 2023, are included in this Gacha.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Upcoming Game Features
Starting July 31, the game will implement a skip feature for Arena EX. Once a user clears the Arena EX, they will have the option to skip it, which is expected to significantly reduce the amount of time spent playing this part of the game.
An auto-progress function for quests is also being introduced. This feature allows players to form a team, press the start button, and then sit back as the game completes the main questline. As long as the team doesn’t lose, they will continue playing until the quest is completed.
A daily free pack in the shop will also be added. While the contents of these packs may be modest, the consistent daily availability makes them a welcome addition for players.
The game will also see a series of updates in August and beyond. If players have been absent from the game for a certain period, they will receive gifts, including Armor and other growth items, to make it easier for them to catch up.
Additionally, even if players haven’t cleared the quests, they will be able to read the Main Story up to Part 3. This update is especially helpful for players who are more interested in the storyline than the battles.
A party formation feature is also on the way. Players often have a high number of Main and Sub characters and equipment. To address this, the game is introducing a feature that will allow players to create multiple party formations at once, saving time.
Lastly, a major update expected around November will allow players to further upgrade their characters with a bonus that players receive when they get a duplicate character from a draw. This system is currently under review, and more details will be released at a later date.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Aqua’s Birthday
On August 1, the game will celebrate Aqua’s birthday with a special event. As a tradition, a free 10-pull gacha that only features Aqua will be available for all players.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Vanir’s Anniversary
On August 26, Vanir’s Anniversary will be celebrated. As a tradition, a free 10-pull gacha that only features Vanir will be available for all players.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days x The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Collab Like & Retweet Campaign
To commemorate the collaboration with the anime The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, the game will launch a Like & Retweet available from July 31 until August 3. If the campaign achieves a total of 505 likes and retweets, all players will receive a guaranteed 4-star Gacha ticket to get a guaranteed collab character.
▍KonoSuba: Fantastic Days Search for Keywords Anime-Linked Campaign
Players will have the chance to win luxurious rewards by participating in the “Search for Keywords Anime-Linked” campaign. Players can earn various in-game items by finding and submitting specific keywords posted on the game’s official Twitter account. However, the campaign has a time limit and the deadline for entering the keywords on the in-game campaign page is July 30.
Rewards that can be obtained include a total of 4 gacha tickets of guaranteed ★4, ★4 [Red Prison] Megumin, and up to 3500 Quartz.