News Round-Up for the Week of November 2

Here’s your visual novel news for the week of November 1st! New translated release from JAST, a number of mobile releases, and a new game from Great Gretuski Studios.

Majikoi! Love Me Seriously to Release This Winter

The franchise-spawning adult visual novel from Minato Soft was licensed by JAST USA in 2017. The publisher has announced the localization will release in the US this winter for PC. The uncensored version will release on the JAST USA Store, while a general release will be available on Steam.

Far Away Coming to Mobile and PC

From Chinese developer HongCho Games and publisher XD Network, the mystery visual novel will be the first worldwide release from the developer. It’s set to release on iOS, Android, and PC next year.

Fateful End: True Case Files Launching for Mobile

The true crime visual novel from Genuine Studio and Giiku Games is based on a real-life case from Hong Kong. It will receive a release on iOS and the Google Play Store later this month, and it’s already available on Steam.

Jiangshi x Daoshi Episode 3 – Lady Hexers Gets PC Release

From publisher Fruitbat Factory and developer Dendo Denkido, the animated visual novel will release as DLC for Episode 1 – Boy Meets Girl and Episode 2 – The Fable of the Fake Elixir of Life, which are currently available for free. The DLC will retail for $9.99 with a pay-what-you-want option available via its store page. A version with cut content will also appear on Steam.

Forest Guardian Coming to Switch

From TsukiWare, a T-rated version of the fantasy yuri visual novel is set to release on Nintendo Switch, published by Top Hat Studios. It will launch on November 12th, retailing for $10.99.

Great Gretuski Studios Announces New Game in Development

The creators of Love Spell: Written in the Stars have announced development on a new otome game. Peachleaf Valley: Seeds of Love is inspired by farming sim games. A Kickstarter will be launched in spring 2021.

Kickstarter Launches This Week

The Big Andy

Genre: Adult/Ecchi

Developer: Gianni La Rocca

Ends: December 3rd

“Andy is a penniless young adult with a hidden “big talent” looking for his first job. Soon our protagonist will find himself involved in a perverse game: The Queen Game, invented by his boss, the psychopath and billionaire Bella Queen!

With your help Andy will try to survive adventures made of humor and beautiful women.”

A demo is available on the Kickstarter page.

The Manor of Concealment

Genre: Romance, Horror

Developer: SetsunaNoroi

Ends: January 1st, 2021

“Take control of Joanna’s fate in this free to play game as you lead her down dangerous roads up in the mountains, where all you can rely on is your own judgement. Meet characters that might help or harm you, and figure out just who it is you can trust as they seduce you towards love, danger, and everything in between.”

A demo is available on

Breathless: Will You Understand Me?

Genre: Romance, Slice of Life

Developer: PixelHappyGames

Ends: December 7th

“Shy high school student Aki Murakami has an unusual ability to turn invisible when she holds her breath. However, things get interesting when school idol Megumi Amano finds out her secret, and the two discover that they have more in common than they first thought.”

A demo is available on

Aderon: Scorched Soul

Genre: Medieval Fantasy, RPG Hybrid

Developer: Vitaliy Dats

Ends: December 4th

“Aderon is a choice-driven, visual novel that blends cartoon styling with hardcore RPG elements. The full game will offer over 50 hours of content spread among the major branching routes and sub-routes.”

The game is spread across three phases of the protagonists life, allowing the player to form their personality and suffer the influences of karma.

A demo is available on the Kickstarter page.

Ashe Thurman