Otomate Party 2016 took place over the weekend (13th – 14th of August) and so, as per usual, a bunch of new titles and projects have been announced!!! This post has translations of any info given in the announcement PVs.(^-^)/
PAGE 1 – new projects
PAGE 2 – other titles + overall thoughts
「 This is the story of a gentle love hidden beneath destruction. 」
Haitaka no Psychedelica (lit. Psychedelica of the Ash-grey Eagle・灰鷹のサイケデリカ) is the sequel to Kokuchou no Psychedelica, and will be released sometime in 2016!! It’s by the same staff who made first game, including the same artist, Yuiga Satoru. The official site describes it as a ‘phantasmagoric adventure.’ Though it’s a sequel, the staff have confirmed that you don’t have to play the first game to understand this game.^-^
edit (03/30) — new characters (hugh/lawrence/elric) added!!
「 Flowers that scatter among these fleeting winds —-
The most sorrowful battle to ever take place is about to begin. 」
EDIT(14/4): I finished the Vita version of this game yesterday and for everyone going into this game blind I STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU LEAVE KUROYUKI AND GEKKAMARU’S ROUTES UNTIL THE END because their routes are where most of the plot revelations are.
Recommended play order:
Hanzou → Choujirou → Goemon → Kuroyuki → Gekkamaru
(credits to my #otomeunion fam ww)
Have fun playing the game!!!♪（ｖ＾＿＾）ｖ no one cares probably but personally id give it 7.5/10 IT’S DEFINITELY WORTH IT!!!!!!
Hyakka Hyakurou ~Sengoku Ninpuchou~(百花百狼〜戦国忍法帖〜) was produced by D3P and released on February 25th, 2016 for the Vita. Art is by Teita (NORN9, Juuza Engi) while the opening song is written and sung by MIKOTO (Diabolik Lovers, Marginal#4, lots of Rejet stuff in general w). A localisation on Steam was released on April 12th, 2017 under the name Nightshade.
I wasn’t going to make a post on this since D3P’s games haven’t exactly been doing well (lol) recently, but the reviews for this on Amazon are unexpectedly good, so I’ve translated the site info in case someone’s interested!!!
「 In this fantasy world that’s falling apartーー
I’ll protect you. 」
Period: Cube ~The Caged Amadeus~ (ピリオドキューブ〜鳥籠のアマデウス〜) is a game by Otomate based on the drama CD series of the same name ー the game will be released on the 19th of May, 2016! The director is Kitano Makoto (Sweet Fuse, Jewelic Nightmare), while the scenario writer is Seki Ryouko (Period:Cube drama CD, Jewelic Nightmare, SolidS). The art is by Kuroyuki, who was also the artist for Black Wolves Saga and Gekka Ryouran Romance!!
「 If God were to exist in this world, I would only have a single wish.
I want to be reborn, with him. 」
‘If God Were to Exist in This World‘ (もし、この世界に神様がいるとするならば。Moshi, Kono Sekai ni Kamisama ga Iru to Suru Naraba) or ‘MoshiKami’, is Rejet’s new game for the PS Vita, and will be released on February 25th, 2016!! The art is by Wakatsuki, and the music is by Procyon Studio.
「 I don’t need a world without you in it. 」
CLOCK ZERO ~Shuuen no Ichibyou~ ExTime is the PS Vita port of the original CLOCK ZERO game which was released by Otomate for the PS2 back in 2010 — the port itself will be released on April 23rd. The art is by Nagaoka (KamiKimi, SYK) and the director is Shima Reiko. Anyone who sticks around me for long enough knows that CZ is pretty much my favourite otome game and I can never stop talking about it ww this post is pretty much just me trying to publicise and promote it!! Please do read this and hopefully you’ll consider buying it~ There’s a mini-review (of the PSP version, which is the one I played) at the end in case anyone’s interested in seeing what I have to say(〃w〃)
「 …was that all a lie too? 」
Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly (黒蝶のサイケデリカ Kokuchou no Psychedelica) is an upcoming otome game for the PS Vita by Otomate, and will be released on January 15, 2015!! The game is directed by Terajima Momoko while the art is by Yuiga Satoru. The opening theme, ‘Bloody Rain’ is by SCREEN mode.