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.
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!
E2 Gaming is a company set to release Taisho Alice, but was met with controversy before their announcement.
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.
If you have read my piece on the stark lack of yaoi in the western visual novel market you might remember how I mentioned before the release of MangaGamer’s No Thank You! this year there was a nine year hiatus in the yaoi genre ending with JAST USA’s successive releases of Enzai and Absolute Obedience. Well it seems JAST USA might get back on that horse. Continue reading JAST USA to Give Yaoi a Try Again