So, in the biggest troll in history, publisher, Idea Factory International announced, the localization of Charade Maniacs, during their Valentines Day 2023 stream! This news comes after a bizarre hour and a half of static screens, cryptic messages, and a live chat experience that solidified the fact that the otome fandom can make even the biggest waste of time a party. This is by far the weirdest way to announce a game, but hey, more otome!
Genre: Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
Rating: ESRB T
Developer & Publisher: Otomate & IFI
Take on the role of Hiyori Sena, a high school sophomore who has been abducted by a masked figure. Trapped in the mysterious world of Arcadia with nine others, she is forced by her captor to act in dramas alongside the other abductees. To make matters worse, there’s a traitor among the costars! Love blooms on and off stage in this dramatic search for truth and romance. Who can you trust?
Originally released for the PlayStation®Vita only in Japan, the eccentric cast returns to the stage on the Nintendo Switch! Fans can experience this otome title officially localized for the first time in North America and Europe!
Board a mysterious ship with twelve strangers and journey to uncover the secrets that lie in the Norn!
Aksys Games offered a glimpse of the exclusive set of twelve(!) full-color character cards that will be included in all first run copies of the fan-favorite otome title Norn9: Var Commons, coming to Nintendo Switch™ on March 30th.
Aksys also revealed components in the upcoming Limited Edition of the fan disk Norn9: Last Era, localized for the first time in the west and coming this summer. Included in the collection are a full color artbook, a 25″ x 15″ cloth poster, a set of 11 vinyl stickers featuring the Hiyoko, and an acrylic chibi artwork keychain. First run copies of Last Era will also have a set of twelve character cards.
Aksys Games announced several new titles and revealed additional details and limited editions for other upcoming games at the “All Aksys” event today on their official Twitch channel, AksysGames. And among them were some otome game updates and a really big new otome announcement *drumroll* Tengoku Struggle -Strayside- is getting Western release in 2024 for the Nintendo Switch!
In case you missed the stream let’s recap the big otome updates and announcements so you can prepare your wallets and backlogs for 2023 and beyond!
Yuuki’s ordinary life changes forever when she’s rescued by superheroes in this romantic sci-fi adventure
Hey Blerdy Tribe! Here’s some otome news hot off the presses! Aksys Games announced today that the upcoming otome game Paradigm Paradox will launch on October 27th and all first run copies of the title will include an exclusive set of 9 full-color character cards. Fans who order from the Aksys Store have the opportunity to add on a bonus soundtrack CD to their order while supplies last.
During their Saturday panel at Anime Expo 2022 publisher Aksys Games made a few announcements about some of their existing projects and some new titles! Of course Western otome gamers are eager to see if anything new is on the horizon for us in the coming months and into 2023! So, here’s a rundown of the big announcements from Aksys Games at this year’s Anime Expo!
Aksys Games today announced that Piofiore: Episodio 1926, The full sequel to last year’s hit Piofiore: Fated Memories, will launch on September 22nd for Nintendo Switch™ in both Standard and Limited editions. Each first run copy includes six full-color collectible cards featuring the main characters in the game.
Yesterday brought us the surprise announcement that PROTOTYPE would be publishing Primula’s fantasy otome game, Taisho x Alice All in One to the Nintendo Switch! Well, today is release day and All in One is now available in the Nintendo eshop!
Idea Factory International announced during New Game Plus Expo that the otome visual novel game Birushana™: Rising Flower of Genpei will be launching physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch™ on June 28 in North America and on July 1 in Europe. The Limited Edition and the Opening Movie Trailer also premiered during the NGPX showcase stream. Fans get an exclusive trading card when they pre-order the Limited Edition on the IFI Online Store!
HuneX Co., Ltd will be releasing a CD single for Brilliance, the opening theme song of Steam Prison on Nintendo Switch. This CD features the full-length opening theme song, performed by the voice actors of the 6 main characters.
The abovementioned CD and other long-awaited merchandises such as acrylic stands can be found on our newlimited-time online store HuneX Shop! So lets check out all the details on what to expect from the online shop!!