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.
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.
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.
Frontwing released The Leisure of Grisaia yesterday. The Leisure of Grisaia was exclusive content on the first edition of volume 3 of The Eden of Grisaia anime. Now fans of Grisaia will be able to play it in English.
Grasshopper Manufacture, a Japanese video game company known around the world for Lollipop Chainsaw, has a long history of creating original and franchise based games. Their managing director Suda Goichi, or Suda51, is a well known and admired game director whose vision steers their games. His company’s very first game was a self published point-and-click adventure game titled The Silver Case that was released only in Japan for the PlayStation in October 1999.
Sekai Project announced two new Japanese titles at Animation on Display. One of the titles in question is KARAKARA, the debut title of new video game company calme.
On the first installment of Soft-Side Review I find myself looking at the all-ages version of The Fruit of Grisaia, the first game in a series of visual novels known as the Grisaia triology. The game although void of sexual content still features language, violence, and sexually suggestive scenes, so it should be approached by an audience capable of handling these elements with maturity and an open mind.
The Grisaia series has been incredibly popular in Japan, spawning two anime series. Is there more to this game than the original adult rating would suggest? It all comes down to one question.
Yesterday VisualArts announced on their Facebook page they are going to be releasing Little Busters! and Tomoyo After〜It’s a Wonderful Life〜 in English.