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You Think Writing For An Otome Game Is Easy…

By Jenni . August 25, 2013 . 9:30am

We’ve been spoiled by the good otome games. Aksys’ localization of Hakuoki and Sweet Fuse are so well done that I’m sure many new otome fans think all games are that way.

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I Wonder How I Can Be A True Maiden, Square Enix Teaser Site Asks

By Spencer . May 1, 2012 . 1:24am

New game for iPhone and Android coming this summer asks this question.

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Aksys Roundtable Interview Pt. 1 – About 999, Anime Expo, And Choosing Games

By Spencer . June 21, 2011 . 5:00pm

How do you pick games to localize? What would you change in 999? And what’s going on with Marvelous?

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So, About That Aksys Otome Game Survey…

By Spencer . June 18, 2011 . 1:32pm

I was hoping to come back with a definite yes (or no), but that’s not the answer I received.

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Here’s Another Aksys Survey On Otome Games

By Ishaan . October 7, 2010 . 7:00pm

Aksys are pretty serious about this.

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Aksys Conducting Survey On Otome Games

By Ishaan . September 29, 2010 . 6:58pm

An Aksys survey asks if you would like to see more otome games published in the U.S.

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This Week In Sales: Ghosts, Samurai And Doctors

By Ishaan . June 25, 2010 . 9:02am

Last week, Ghost Trick and a title in Idea Factory’s Otomate Forte line of games made their Japanese debut. As did poor Trauma Team.

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Level Up Your Fashion Sense in Tokimeki Memorial Girl’s Side: 3rd Story

By Jenni . May 24, 2010 . 8:10am

One of the staples in Konami’s Tokimeki Memorial Girl’s Side games is the ability to dress up to achieve certain looks. It’s not really about looking good, but rather a way to attract one of the dateable guys…

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Otome Options: April 2010 Report

By Jenni . April 29, 2010 . 1:02pm

There wasn’t as much going on in the Otome world in April, 2010, as there was last month, but there was still some interesting news regarding release dates and general game updates…

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Otome Options: March 2010 Report

By Jenni . March 30, 2010 . 3:42pm

Siliconera takes a bullet point look at some of the otome news that’s come up this past month. Vitamin Z, Last Escort: Club Katze, and Heart no Kuni Alice covered in this issue.

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Sensual Phrase Becomes A DS Dating Game

By Jenni . January 13, 2010 . 3:18pm

Kaikan Phrase, known in English speaking parts of the world as Sensual Phrase, is the latest manga/anime series to get the DS treatment.

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Cook Your Way Into Someone’s Heart In Arcobaleno

By Ishaan . May 31, 2009 . 4:10pm

Idea Factory’s new otome title, Arcobaleno! captured my attention the minute I saw it. I’ll admit I haven’t really played too many otome games, but how often do you see such nice-looking cover art?

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Ouran High School Host Club DS: Hosts A Good Time

By Jenni . April 19, 2009 . 5:02pm

Video games based on anime and manga tend to be hit or miss affairs. Idea Factory’s Ouran Koukou Host-Bu DS, known to American fans as Ouran High School Host Club DS, is one of those hits.

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An Importer’s Guide To Ouran Koukou Host Bu DS

By Jenni . April 12, 2009 . 3:25pm

Ouran Koukou Host-Bu DS (also known as Ouran High School Host Host Club DS) is incredibly easy to navigate and play, especially if you’ve played other Idea Factory visual novels like Hiiro no Kakera DS. This, combined with the fact that the game is fully voiced, makes it an ideal game for importers with a […]

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An Importer’s Guide To Will O’ Wisp Portable

By Jenni . April 12, 2009 . 1:03pm

  Will O’ Wisp Portable for the PSP is out, and if you’ve played one of Idea Factory’s other PSP visual novel ports, like Hiiro no Kakera Portable, you’ll have no trouble finding your way through. The controls for Will O’ Wisp Portable and Hiiro no Kakera are practically identical, and the menus are set […]