The Kickstarter campaign for Red Ash,'s spiritual successor to his classic Mega Man action-platformer series, to secure its funding target.
It ended up with a funding level of $519,999, some way short of the required $800,000. The project's not a total wash, though; a roughly eight-hour prologue called Red Ash: The KalKanon Incident will, thanks to funding from Chinese producer FUZE Entertainment.
The Red Ash Kickstarter campaign was always a slightly odd one, with many of Inafune's fans disgruntled that his studio Comcept was trying to get a new game funded while his previous crowd-funding project Mighty No. 9 was still to be released. That game has apparently noweven further. To add to the general confusion, last week it that since FUZE was funding the prequel, the Kickstarter campaign would now be for stretch goals only.
Not only will we see a Red Ash game, but spin-off anime Red Ash: Magicicada has alsothrough Kickstarter, so Inafune's project failed, but also sort of didn't at the same time.