In lieu of Otomate Party, Otomate premiered a special program on their YouTube channel this year. This post will serve as a quick round-up of all the titles introduced!
「 We’ll clear the hatred and resentment that clouds Meiji’s imperial capital.
We are…the Haikara Ryuuseigumi.」
Meiji Katsugeki Haikara Ryuuseigumi — Seibai Shimaseu, Yonaoshi Kagyou — (明治活劇 ハイカラ流星組 －成敗しませう、世直し稼業－・Meiji Drama: Haikara Ryuuseigumi —We’ll Punish Them! Social Reform Operation—) is a Nintendo Switch game to be released on September 24, 2020. The title was first announced at Otomate Party 2019.
|ARTIST Suzushiro Karin (Cendrillon palikA)
DIRECTOR・SCENARIO Takagi Ayumi (Hanayaka Nari Waga Ichizoku, Bara ni Kakureshi Verite)
「 And thus, she played the role of a young man. 」
JackJeanne (ジャックジャンヌ) is a game project in production by Broccoli (Uta no Prince-sama, Kamigami no Asobi) in collaboration with mangaka Ishida Sui (Tokyo Ghoul). The game is slated for the Nintendo Switch with a 2020 release.
Ishida will be working on various elements of the game, including character designs, CGs, world design, and scenario writing. It seems the game will also have original songs and choreography. (for 3d models?? mmd?????? idk)
「 5 minutes till the clock strikes twelve.
Now, Cinderella. It’s time you woke up from your curse —— 」
Cendrillon palikA (サンドリヨンパリカ), announced at Otomate Party 2017, is a Nintendo Switch game slated for a 2018 release.
|ARTIST Suzushiro Karin (Norn9 FDs)
DIRECTOR Koijuuri (?)
WRITER Sasaki Maro (sub-writer for Trigger Kiss, Yuukyuu no Tierblade, Yunohana SpRING!)
「 Who do you want to marry? 」
「 They’re all out of question. 」
Variable Barricade (バリアブル バリケード), announced at Otomate Party 2017, is a PS Vita game slated for a 2018 release.
|ARTIST Usuba Kagerou (Wand of Fortune, Reine des Fleurs)
DIRECTOR Iwata Shinobu (Wand of Fortune, various Hakuouki games)
CharadeManiacs (シャレードマニアクス), announced at Otomate Party 2017, is a PS Vita game slated for a 2018 release.
ARTIST Teita (Juuza Engi, NORN9, Hyakka Hyakurou)
DIRECTOR Saitou Asami (???)
WRITER Amemiya Uta (sub-writer for Psychedelica series, Ayakashi Gohan, Kenka Banchou Otome)
MUSIC TOKYO LOGIC
「 Will you still love me — even when you know the truth? 」
Koroshiya to Strawberry (殺し屋とストロベリー・Killer and Strawberry) is a PS Vita game produced by Broccoli (UtaPri, Kamigami no Asobi) to be released on June 19th, 2018. Art is by Kazuki Yone (Hiiro no Kakera, Hakuouki, Kamigami no Asobi).
「 This book must not be passed onto the next era…
I beg of you, please—— 」
The Library of Dorico (ドリコの図書艦 ・Doriko no Toshokan) produced by Rejet will be released for the PS Vita in 2017. (? not sure) It’s officially described as a ‘sweet and nostalgic tale that rebuilds both the Showa and Heisei periods.’ Art is by Yoshinaga.