On Halloween, a new English localization company aimed at otome releases called OTUSUN LAND was announced. The company itself is an extension of Otusun Club, a Japanese otome dev team whose game The Bell Chimes for Gold will be released in English.
The folks at MangaGamer announced 2 new titles at Anime Central last night that are 100% NSFW. Proceed with caution.
Today is a good day for female gamers, because at their Anime Central panel Sekai Project announced the launch of a new otome brand called Maiden Voyage. Maiden Voyage will be dedicated to exclusively releasing otome and boy love games!
Nekopara Vol. 3 was set to release April 28. However, due to the hospitalization of Nekopara’s creator and illustrator Sayori, the date was pushed back to May 26.
A Kickstarter campaign run by Sekai Project with the goal to create a 20 minute OVA based on the visual novel series NEKOPARA (which evolved from the doujinshi of illustrator Sayori) was surpassed within a day of launch. The NEKOPARA series is about a male protagonist named Kashou who decides to leave his home and open a bakery named La Soleil. He eventually finds out two catgirls from his household, Chocola and Vanilla, decided to come with him. His sister manages to track him down and along with the other four Minaduki household catgirls they all work together to run La Soleil. Along the way, events of a naughty nature transpire.
The doujin circle illuCalab is known most for their Touhou game, Gensou Skydrift, a racing game where Touhou characters literally ride each other like hoverboards.
However, the game I’ll talk about here is based on no previous intellectual property and is their own original game A Magical High School Girl.
The doujin circle NEKO WORKs the creators of the visual novel series NEKOPARA, posted a teaser image to their Twitter account. In it you see the lower bodies and busts of two nekos, one of the name tags clearly reads “Cinnamon”, and emblazoned at the bottom the title NEKOPARA Vol. 3.
E2 Gaming is a company set to release Taisho Alice, but was met with controversy before their announcement.
CLANNAD is a big franchise. Originating as a visual novel it has since spawned two shows, a movie, spinoff games, and several manga series. CLANNAD earned its popularity in the west mainly through the anime adaptations of the game, but its English release has allowed fans to finally experience the source material for themselves.
Taisho Alice is an otome visual novel that debuted in 2015. Created by Primula, the game was split into four parts for PC: Episode I, Episode II, Episode III, and Epilogue. June of this year, all four parts will be released as a PS Vita game called Taishou X Alice all in one.