Are you into magic and a story with intrigue combined with battle-action? Then you’re in luck. In this week’s update we learn that Mangagamer has set a release date for the upcoming translation of Sorcery Jokers. But there’s not only that, we also get a trial for SeaBed and a bonus episode for Rising Angels: Hope. Also, let’s not forget that the Kickstarter campaign for Newton and the Apple Tree is still running strong.
Following last week’s teaser, Yuzusoft has also revealed more information about their latest title. And we get new title announcements by 5pb and Moonstone Honey, among other.
As usual, the news has been split between English Visual Novels, Japanese Visual Novels, and Nukige games specifically.
English visual novels
Sorcery Jokers release date revealed and now accepting pre-orders.
Mangagamer has revealed the release date for the translation of 3rdEye’s most recent visual novel, Sorcery Jokers. Released in 2015, this visual novel will take you to a modern world where magic is a common thing, plenty of battle-action included.
The art for this title is by 3rdEye illustrator Makita Maki.
The English release date has been set to January 12. And pre-orders for the adult version are now available on Mangagamer’s website here (NSFW). An all-ages available will also be available on Steam at the same date.
Short English title news
- Sekai Project published the OP for Fatal Twelve (Youtube).
- The first bonus episode for “Rising Angels: Hope” was released on Steam.
- Fruitbat Factory and Paleontology released a demo for girls’ love game SeaBed.
- The Kickstarter campaign for Newton and the Apple Tree has reached the second stretch goal with 23 more days to go. A trial was released as well.
Japanese visual novels
Yuzusoft new title is called Riddle Joker
Following last week’s teaser message, Yuzusoft has now published the website for their latest visual novel. A game called Riddle Joker. Which will feature a story centered around ESP powers and secret organisations.
We also learn that Yuzusoft regulars Kobuichi and Muririn will be responsible for the art of Riddle Joker. While Amamiya Ritsu, Toishi Hiroki and Hozumi Kei will be writing the story.
Current pages available on the website include a story page, character introductions for 9 characters, and a page for general spec information. More information will undoubtedly follow over the following months as we get closer to the projected release date in March.
New brand Lime Cat debut title teaser
A new brand called “Lime Cat” published a teaser image for their debut title. Apart from the silhouettes of the 4 heroines, the image only confirms the game’s title as Hatarakanai Honey-Life. More info is yet to follow.
Short Japanese title news
Apologies for the long list, but there was quite a bit to report for last week.
- The latest entry in 5pb’s Memories series “Memories Off – Innocent Fille-” will also get a PC release in March next year (Website here).
- Moonstone Honey is working on a new title called Nyan to Suteki na Natsuiro Days. More info to follow later.
- Hibiki Works is working on another short title besides Natural Vacation. It’s called Kisaragi Maaya no Yuuwaku.
- Akabei Soft is also working on a new short title called Bosei Kanojo.
- Liar-soft opened the website for Shunkyoku no Tyrhhia.
- SkyFish poco’s Koneko Neko Neko was delayed by 3 months to March 23.
- Marmalade released DLC content centered around Primal x Hearts 2 heroine Alice, available for those who purchased the title.
- Gesen 18 and Unicorn-A released the trial for Sangoku Hime 5 followed by patch 1.0.1 a few days later.
- Lass Pixy released a trial for Pure Marriage Sakura edition.
- Lump of Sugar released the OP for Yorite Konoha wa Kurenai ni (Youtube).
- Giga released patch 1.06 for Baldr Bringer.
- Saga Planets’ Kin’iro Loveriche reached gold status.
- Navel’s Tsuki ni Yorisou Otome no Sahou 2.2 AxL+SA reached gold status.
- Azarashi Soft’s Amakano Second Season FD reached gold status. They also published the OP movie (Youtube).
- Hibiki Works’ Natural Vacation reached gold status.
Nukige (External NSFW links)
- Atelier G/H is working on a new title called Onee-chan wa Kushizashikou.
- Atelier Sakura’s new title is called Aniyome -Miboujin-.
- Appetite’s new title is called Seiso na Ano Ko wa, Kakure Bitch.
- And a second one called Sobo no Mitsu Ana.
- (Late report) Waffle is working on a new title called Ore o Hoshigaru Futari no Haha.
- Lune released a trial for Kyonyuu Princess Saimin.
- Atelier Kaguya HonkyTonk Pumpkin released a trial for Onee-san x Shuffle.
- Waffle released a patch for Kyonyuu Fantasy 3 if.
- Tinkle Position released a late patch for 2016 title Onii-chan, Kiss no Junbi wa Mada Desu ka.
We do our best to find all items that might interest you as a visual novel fan. Still, if you feel like there’s anything missing in this post, feel free to contact us on twitter or through our contact page. Next week’s post should be on schedule as usual.