Idea Factory’s female-oriented game brand Otomate has revealed the latest lineup that is heading to the Nintendo Switch in 2023 at yesterday’s Dessert de Otomate 2023 event. Four new titles were revealed, including Radiant Tale: Fanfare, Hakuoki Shinkai: Manyou no Shou, Hakuoki SSL for Nintendo Switch, and Collar×Malice for Nintendo Switch Special Box.
The event also streamed promotional videos and bonus information for upcoming titles, such as Cupid Parasite -Sweet & Spicy Darling.-, Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World, 9 R.I.P., and more.
Radiant Tale: Fanfare!
Radiant Tale: Fanfare! is the fan disc of Radiant Tale, which was released for Nintendo Switch in May 2022. The circus-fantasy ADV with sparkles and smiles will bring smiles to everyone’s faces once again.
Main Character Design & Chibi Drawing: Usuba Kageroo
Sub-character Design & Drawing: miko
Main Character Drawing: Shiku
Director: Mizuki Mugino
Scenario Supervisor: Iwata Shinobu
Cast: Yuma Uchida, Junya Enoki, Yuichiro Umehara, Youhei Azakami, Nobuhiko Okamoto
■ Teaser PV
Hakuoki Shinkai: Manyou no Shou & Hakuoki SSL -sweet school life- for Nintendo Switch
Hakuoki Shinkai: Manyou no Shou is the latest addition to the popular Hakuoki game series. The fan disc will bring together stories and illustrations created as spin-offs. It also features stories that were not included in the main series, such as incident recollections from Hakuouki Zuisouroku. The game is scheduled for Nintendo Switch release in 2023.
Producer: Tsunekiyo Fujisawa
Cast: Shinichiro Miki, Shoutaro Morikubo, Kousuke Toriumi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kouji Yusa, Kenjirou Tsuda, Tomohiro Tsuboi, Nobuo Tobita, Takayuki Suzuki, Mamoru Miyano, Yuki Kaji, Daisuke Ono
Hakuoki SSL -sweet school life- for Nintendo Switch is a Nintendo Switch port that is scheduled for release in 2023. The spinoff was originally released in 2014. The stage is moved from the end of the Edo period to a modern school, where players can enjoy a bright and slightly sad love story.
Producer: Tsunekiyo Fujisawa
Cast: Shinichiro Miki, Shoutaro Morikubo, Kousuke Toriumi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kouji Yusa, Kenjirou Tsuda
■ Hakuoki Shinkai: Manyou no Shou & Hakuoki SSL -sweet school life- for Nintendo Switch Teaser PV
Collar x Malice for Nintendo Switch Special Box
While the Nintendo Switch port was released in 2020, this special edition will contain the standard edition of the visual novel, a special book containing a new story, and five other luxurious extras in a special box illustrated by Mai Hanamura. Collar x Malice for Nintendo Switch Special Box will be on sale from July 13 in Japan.
The main story follows the romance between the main character, a rookie police officer, and young police officers who are pursuing the mystery of a heinous crime. The special edition also includes later and extra stories about their relationship and episodes about the criminals.
■ Collar x Malice for Nintendo Switch Special Box PV
Cupid Parasite -Sweet & Spicy Darling.-
Cupid Parasite -Sweet & Spicy Darling.- is the fan disc of the romantic comedy visual novel “Cupid Parasite” and is scheduled for release in 2023. The game features the episodes after the good endings.
In addition to the hidden game character Peter Flage, Melenis Levin has been added as a new character. The opening and ending theme songs will be performed by The Biscats.
■ Cupid Parasite -Sweet & Spicy Darling.- Teaser
Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World~
Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World~ is the second title of the two-part story announced in 2019. The first part, Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful White World~ was released in September 2021. And this second title has revealed an opening movie and a release date on August 3, 2023.
■ Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World~ Opening Movie
9 R.I.P. is a slightly strange and funny love ADV that is set in the”other worlds”. Scheduled for release in 2023. The game has revealed the participating cast, including Toshiki Masuda, Shunichi Toki, Ryouta Suzuki, Tetsuya Kakihara, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Shinnosuke Tachibana, KENN, Youhei Azakami.
■ 9 R.I.P. Dessert de Otomate 2023 Teaser
My9Swallows TOPSTARS LEAGUE
My9Swallows tells the story of a newly established professional baseball league, while the main character is in love with nine rookies who auditioned to join the Yakult Swallows team. The main character is in charge of the team and aims to win the league championship with the rookie players. A new PV highlighting the baseball players is also revealed.
■ My9Swallows TOPSTARS LEAGUE PV
The 4th Altergear Game
The fourth project of Idea Factory’s other brand Altergear” is now underway, with a splendid staff featuring Teita as the illustrator, Makoto Fukami as the scenario writer, and Asami Saito as the director. The title name, storyline, and characters will be announced at a later date.