NIS America's release of the AQUAPLUS visual novel / tactical RPG Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen is just around the corner, and now a new gameplay video previews the fantasy RPG elements of the Battle portion of the game, including Chain Attacks, Rewind, Forecast, and more. Hit the jump to check it out.
We're deep in the Winter 2020 anime season, but visual novel makers Frontwing are calling us back to the Summer season of 2018, because they've just published the non-credit opening animation for ISLAND, a 2018 TV anime based on the visual novel of the same name about an amnesiac boy who washes up on an island isolated from the Japanese mainland by a mysterious disease. Hit the jump to check it out.
The Utawarerumono trilogy, a series of fantasy tactical RPG / visual novel games developed by AQUAPLUS, is returning to PCs in 2020 via a Steam release published by ShiraVN, a localization team working under DMM Games. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aniplex is spreading into the world of visual novels! The newly-launched ANIPLEX.EXE will be overseeing two all-ages visual novels in 2020, in participation with Frontwing, Liar-soft, and The Pillow. Hit the jump for a preview!
Cute catgirl maids are taking over in the upcoming TV anime Nekopara – based on the adult visual novel by NEKO WORKS about humans and catgirls living and working together. After previously being announced for January 2020, the premiere date has finally been revealed alongside a new PV and key visual. Hit the jump to learn more!
Some good news for fans of cat-girls and cafe comedies: some Japanese broadcast details have been revealed for Nekopara ("Cats Paradise"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of adult visual novels by NEKO WORKS about humans and anthropomorphic cat-girls living and working together. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some quick news for all you fantasy visual novel fans: production of a TV anime adaptation has been announced for Utawarerumono: Mask of the Truth, the concluding installment of Aquaplus's Utwarerumono series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Move over, Arby's: KFC is going straight for every anime fan's heart. A new dating sim launching on Steam this month will let you date a hot anime boy version of Colonel Sanders, and promises a secret ending and secret recipes. Prepare for this thing that really exists in our universe... after the jump.
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Ever wish you could have access to lots of otome games for a flat fee? A new service starting in Japan is promising just that! Find out more about OOParts, going live this winter, after the jump!
Head's up, kitty lovers: voice actress Yuka Morishima has joined the cats - er, I mean the "cast" - of Nekopara, an upcoming TV anime based on the visual novel-series by NEKO WORKS about humans and cat girls living and working together. Hit the jump to learn more.
Here's some news to give you paws for consideration: a teaser trailer, the main staff, and the main cast have been revealed for Nekopara ("Cats Paradise"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of adult visual novels by NEKO WORKs about humans and cat-girls living and working side-by-side. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some sad news for all you Key visual novel fans out there: although it was successfully crowd-funded back in 2017, the release of the upcoming Kud Wafter theatrical anime short film has been delayed from September of 2019 until September of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.