PT Bumilangit Digital Mediatama (“BLDX”), joint venture company of PT Digital Mediatama Maxima Tbk (“IDX: DMMX”) and PT Bumilangit Entertainment Corpora (“Bumilangit”), is planning to launch a visual game based on Bumilangit webtoon novel, which is popular on LINE webtoon, Virgo and The Sparklings. The mobile game, named “Virgo and the Sparklings, This is the Rhythm of My Life” is slated to be officially launched in June 2021 on Android and IOS in Indonesia and internationally. Players will be able to enter the world of adventures of Riani, Monika and Ussy, the three friends in the teenage band Virgo and the Sparklings. This Romance Fantasy-themed game will give players the freedom to influence the flow of the story and allow players to fully immerse themselves in the world of the popular webtoon’s story which currently have 1.8 million subscribers.
Bismarka Kurniawan, Founder and CEO of Bumilangit Entertainment, commented, “Virgo and the Sparklings is one of the creative works of Indonesia that is not only popular locally, but have also been widely read in foreign countries and translated by fans into 23 international languages. The mobile game that we are planning to launch in June 2021 can be downloaded and played for free.”
“The production process for this mobile game involves a lot of Bumilangit and Virgo and the Sparklings fans. There are many more interesting activities that we will progressively introduce as we gear up for the official release of the Virgo and the Sparklings film, the long-awaited installment within the Bumilangit Cinematic Universe (BCU)”, Bismarka concluded.
Budiasto Kusuma, Director of BLDX, added, “This game will be the first of many offerings that BLDX will build based on Bumilangit’s intellectual properties (“IP”). Through these digital offerings, we hope to bring fandom closer to their favourite characters and engage them as active contributors to the Bumilangit community. Progressively, BLDX aims to delight fans beyond games and provide an immersive experience for fans who enjoy the story of Virgo and The Sparklings and many other popular IPs in Bumilangit Universe.”
About PT Digital Mediatama Maxima Tbk
PT Digital Mediatama Maxima Tbk (“DMMX” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of PT NFC Indonesia Tbk (“NFCX”) and member of PT M Cash Integrasi Tbk (“MCAS”) group, is a digital cloud advertising infrastructure company focusing on the development of digital marketing solutions for modern retailers and digital contents development for the modern consumers. Our current key partners include Alfamart, Indomaret and Sampoerna Retail Community (“SRC”) members. Building upon the core business of digital cloud advertising infrastructures, DMMX recently extended into the digital contents business in partnership with Bumilangit, an Indonesian entertainment company that manages more than 1,000 character intellectual properties. With modern technologies and evergreen contents, DMMX aims to bring exciting and innovative solutions to help modern businesses better engage the modern consumer. www.dmmgroup.id
Established in 2003, Bumilangit marked a milestone in the revival of superhero-based comic storytelling in Indonesia. Bumilangit is a family to many original artists, spanning early years until the present, engaging loyal fans who appreciate our remarkable arts. Bumilangit is the leading character-based entertainment company in Indonesia, one that manages an unrivaled library of over 1,100 characters featured in comics published over the last sixty years. The strength of the characters is not simply based on their popularity, but the rich comic stories behind each. As an entertainment company, Bumilangit’s core business pillars are in comics publishing, movie and TV series production, merchandise production and licensing. In the quest to achieve our goals and objectives, we will embrace any form of partnership with credible partners.Innovation and creativity are the center of everything we do in order to deliver superior entertainment products and experiences to our consumers. http://www.bumilangit.com/
For more information, please contact:
Jo Cheah Zhuo En, CFA
PT Digital Mediatama Maxima Tbk (DMMX)
Corporate Secretary PT Digital Mediatama Maxima Tbk (DMMX)
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