Rozen Maiden PS3 And Vita Game Delayed Until January 2014

By Spencer . October 30, 2013 . 12:33am

rozenartRozen Maiden: Wechseln Sie Welt ab was bumped back from its planned November 28 release date to January 30, 2014. No specific reason was given for the delay, but publisher 5pb apologized to fans and retailers looking forward to its release.


Rozen Maiden: Wechseln Sie Welt ab is a visual novel that presents players with a choice to wind or not to wind the dolls. If you choose not to wind you play as Jun who goes to college and has a boring part time job. If you wind you play as middle school aged Jun.

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  • Winding as hard as I can lol

  • Lusankya

    “Wechseln Sie Welt ab.” Oh dear, the Japanese with their gratuitous German. :D So what do we have here?

    “Wechseln … ab” => abwechseln = to rotate/to take turns
    “Sie” = polite form of “you”
    (die) Welt = (the) world

    So basically it says “Take turns with world.”, I am pretty sure they wanted to say something like “Spin the world around.” Problem is that “abwechseln” only is “to rotate” when it has the meaning of “to take turns”. When you want to say “to rotate/spin/revolve” in German you need to use the verb “drehen” or “rotieren”. I wonder why they didn’t use “rotieren”, because it actually has the same double meaning as its English counterpart “to rotate”.

    Anyways, if my interpretation is correct they wanted to say “Drehe die Welt (herum).” = “Spin the world (around).”

    • tubers

      JEALOUS! I wish I knew a lick of German :P I’m such a beta lol

    • ShadowDivz

      *stares in awe*

      • Lusankya

        I just thought it was fun to analyze the title a little bit and translating it into English actually really helped. German is my mother tongue and the Japanese have sometimes really creative ideas how to use German in their works. :)

        • ShadowDivz

          Good job though. I just wasnt expecting someone to break it down like that.

  • artemisthemp

    So when will Rozen Maiden release in the West?

    • DyLaN

      The game or the anime? I dunno abt any1 picking up the anime ady but I can confidently tell you tht the game have like 0% chance to get localized.

      • artemisthemp

        Game ofc

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