Upcoming English Otome Games for Nintendo Switch

Recently Bustafellows has released on the switch and steam, and we are already receiving so many announcements for upcoming otome titles. I’m looking forward to many of them (I also need more time to play ;~;)

1. Olympia Soiree

Release Date: September 9, 2021
Website: http://www.aksysgames.com/olympia/
Platform: Nintendo Switch

With her entire clan wiped out years ago, Olympia has been isolated for most of her life. Now she lives as the only person on Tenguu Island who can perform a ritual that restores light to a world shrouded in darkness. The heads of each Primary district– Red, Blue, and Yellow– lead a society governed by the island’s rigid class structure.

As Olympia travels between the districts, she discovers their wonders and their weaknesses, as well as an entire underground community of shunned individuals whom she becomes determined to help. If she can find the person destined to be her soulmate, she will finally be able to open her heart and reveal her true name, continue her bloodline, and save the world before it is destroyed.

An extraordinary, all-new adventure from Otomate, premier developers of unique story-based games with an all-star voice cast.

Aksys Games

I’ve been interested in this game for a while now, and I was so excited when I received news on its localization. The art is gorgeous and the opening theme song is a must hear. So many characters just looking at the trailer.

2. Dairoku: Agents of Sakuratani

Release date: December 2, 2021
Website: http://www.aksysgames.com/agents/
Platform: Nintendo Switch

Ever since she could remember, Akitsu Shino has had the ability to see what others could not: spirits, apparitions, and indescribable creatures. As an adult, this talent leads her to join a secret government agency: The Occult Action Department. Her assignment is with the Sixth Special Preventions Office, and her job is to monitor the powerful beings who travel between her world and the worlds beyond.

From her office in Sakuratani, a town in a different dimension, Agent Shino meets several otherworldly individuals with vastly different personalities and abilities: a nine-tailed fox spirit, a mischievous oni, and more. Part gatekeeper, part travel guide, she does her best to get to know these entities and keep them from getting into inter-dimensional trouble.

Aksys Games

3. Variable Barricade

Release date: February 2022
Website: http://www.aksysgames.com/barricade/
Platform: Nintendo Switch

A member of a prestigious family and heiress to a fortune, Hibari learns that her eccentric grandfather is determined to find her a husband. He arranges to house her in a luxurious villa along with four handsome, hand-picked bachelors and her private butler. As her suitors try to win her hand by any means necessary, Hibari endures endless everyday trials and temptations.

Has grandfather chosen poorly, or could there be more to these guys than first meets the eye? Through all of this, Hibari has two important goals: frighten off each of these marriage candidates, and absolutely refuse to fall in love.

Aksys Games

4. Cupid Parasite

Release date: Fall 2021
Website: http://ideafintl.com/cupid-parasite/
Platform: Nintendo Switch

In the heart of Los York, a glitzy, trendsetting metropolis
that sits on the cutting edge of culture and couture,
one daring marriage agency stands apart
from the rest in success rate and in style.
The Cupid Corporation.

As Cupid Corp’s top bridal advisor, our heroine consults the city’s most
in-vogue singles to make their wildest romantic dreams come true.
But she has one secret which she can never share.

Her true identity is Cupid,
a descendant from Celestia sent here on a heavenly mission.

INT. SCENE. 5 A.M. Cupid Corp’s president’s personal office.

“Get these five people married. Do that, and the promotion is yours.
You’re the Cupid of Cupid Corp, are you not? Our top bridal advisor.
I trust this is within your ability?”

Only this time, our heroine has been tasked with her biggest challenge yet:
handling the matchmaking, and thus the fates, of the infamous Parasite 5.

After a series of unimpressive interviews and workshops, they concoct the perfect plan.
Parasite House, a shared home created for reality TV centered around the lives
of the Parasite 5 and their romantic exploits.

Leading these hopeless men to marital bliss proves to be a Herculean task even for great Cupid herself!
Can she live up to her name and keep her identity secret at the same time?!
Find out in the most divinely unpredictable romantic comedy of the millennium!

Idea Factory International

5. Lover Pretend

Release date: TBD (2022 or beyond)
Platform: Nintendo Switch

Chiyuki lives alone, spending all her time studying for university and doing part-time work. She has two dreams in life: to become a scriptwriter—also a dream of her late mother—and to find her father whom she never met. From clues left behind, it seems her mother was writing a drama script before she was born. Chiyuki lands a job as an assistant to a scriptwriter for a film that the sons of the drama staff are making. She searches for information while working her new job, but in a twist of events ends up cast in the role of their love interest…? This is a pretend love role, not true love. Can Chiyuki create a script about fake lovers, while not knowing anything about falling in love herself?

Aksys Games

6. Paradigm Paradox

Release date: TBD (2022 or beyond)
Platform: Nintendo Switch

The year is 25XX, a world where mankind lives only in isolated colonies. The protagonist, a student at the academy, is bored with the drudgery of everyday life, a day-to-day existence untouched by gossip about “Heroes” and “Vermin,” the enemy of mankind, and unnoticed by the good-looking guys at the academy. One night she slips out of the dormitory and encounters colony-invading Vermin, landing herself in danger! Four girls appear suddenly and repel the Vermin with miraculous abilities. The protagonist decides to work as a Hero, leading a busy life as both a student and champion of justice. But why is it that she has more opportunities to talk to the good-looking guys everyone is whispering about…? What is their (the girls’ / guys’) secret…? And what is the enemy’s true identity…?

Aksys Games

7. Kimi wa Yukima ni Koinegau

Release date: TBD (2022 or beyond)
Platform: Nintendo Switch

The first year of the Kyoho era. The land is ruled by the eighth shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune. Repeated incidents caused by monsters in the town of Edo upset and frighten the people so the Tokugawa shogunate establishes the “Oniwaban” to maintain public order and secured the town. Seasons passed—to year 11 of the Kyoho era. A girl in a village far from Edo has the power to see a “black thread” before every catastrophe and the panicked villagers drove her away into the snowy mountains. One day, a young man going by the name of Oniwaban appears before her. This is a story in which a girl encounters “non-humans,” and learns about love.

Aksys Games

8. Piofiore: Episodio 1926

Release date: TBD (2022 or beyond)
Platform: Nintendo Switch

Finally! The sequel to Piofiore: Fated Memories is announced for localization. I’ve been waiting sooo long for this announcement!

In addition to all of these wonderful announcements, Idea Factory International also teased Birushana Senki during their Online Summer Event to be released in the future for the Nintendo Switch.

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