Idea Factory just wrapped their Dessert de Otomate 2023 event, and with it came reveal of multiple visual novels heading to Switch, along with updates on previously-announced titles. You can see the full breakdown of all the titles discussed below.

Radiant Tale: Fanfare! (Switch)

Genre: Radiant and smiling circus fantasy visual novel

Keywords: Main character design and chibi character drafts by Kagero Usaba, sub-character design and drafts by miko, main character drafts by Shuki, directed by Mizuki Mugino, and scenario supervision by Shinobu Iwata (TIS Creation).

Tagline: Walking with you, to the future and beyond.

Voice Cast: Yuuma Uchida, Junya Enoki, Yuuichirou Umehara, Youhei Azakami, and Nobuhiko Okamoto.

Summary: A fan disc of the May 2022-released Radiant Tale. Delivering smiling faces to everyone once more.

Hakuoki: Sweet School Life for Nintendo Switch (Switch)

Genre: Sweet school life visual novel (otome visual novel)

Keywords: Produced by Tsunekiyo Fujisawa.

Tagline: Your school life together came with the cherry blossoms.

Voice Cast: Shinichiro Miki, Showtaro Morikubo, Kosuke Toriumi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kouji Yusa, Kenjiro Tsuda, and more.

Summary: A Switch port of the 2014-released Hakuoki: Sweet School Life. The setting shifts from the Bakumatsu period to a modern era school, where you can enjoy a cheerful and slightly heartrending love story.

Release Date: 2023

Collar X Malice for Nintendo Switch Special BOX (Switch)

Genre: Love x suspense visual novel

Keywords: Collar X Malice: Deep Cover the Movie will be released in two parts. The first part will premiere on May 26, 2023, and the second on June 23, 2023.

Tagline: Bright ideals, formless justice—all leading to rebirth.

Voice Cast: Masakazu Morita, Yuki Kaji, Soma Saito, Daisuke Namikawa, Ryouhei Kimura, and more. Summary: Includes the 2020-released Collar X Malice for Nintendo Switch, which depicts the love story between the protagonist—a rookie police officer—and the men hunting down the mysterious of a violent incident, and the fan disc containing episodes depicting the sequel and side stories of the lovers’ relationship, as well as interactions with the criminals.

Release Date: July 13, 2023

Cupid Parasite: Sweet & Spicy Darling (Switch)

Genre: Otome visual novel

Keywords: Directed by Fumiyoshi Tatematsu, original pictures by Yuuya, and scenario by Ririka Yoshimura.

Tagline: A sweeter, more stimulating newlywed and sweetheart life with the boys awaits.

Voice Cast: Ryouhei Kimura, KENN, Taku Yashiro, Junya Enoki, Makoto Furukawa, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Yuuto Uemura, and more.

Summary: A fan disc of the goddess / marriage hunting love comedy game Cupid Parasite. The story follows the good ending of the previous game. In addition to the hidden romanceable character Peter Flage (voiced by Nobuhiko Okamoto), Melenis Levin (voiced by Yuuto Uemura) of Fate Parasite appears as a newly romanceable character. Japanese band The Biscats will once again perform the opening and ending theme songs.

Release Date: 2023

Alice in the Country of Spades: Wonderful Black World (Switch)

Genre: Romance visual novel in a hail of bullets

Keywords: Part two of the two-part Alice in the Country of Spades

Tagline: A mysterious country in a hail of bullets. How long do you think you will want to go home?

Voice Cast: Daisuke Hirakawa, Noriaki Sugiyama, Yuki Ono, Kazuya Nakai, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Kaito Ishikawa, Katsuyuki Konishi, Tsuguo Mogami, Taku Yashiro, Kouhei Amasaki, Kenjiro Tsuda, Shintarou Asanuma, Kouki Miyata, and Takehito Koyasu.

Summary: A sequel to the September 2021-released Alice in the Country of Spades: Wonderful White World. The opening movie and shop-specific bonuses have been newly revealed.

Release Date: August 3, 2023

Price: 7,480 yen for the standard edition, 9,680 yen for the special edition, 18,700 yen for the Otomate Sweet BOX, and 15,400 yen for the White & Black Edition

9 R.I.P. (Switch)

Genre: Strange and ridiculous love story

Keywords: Original pictures by Yuuya.

Tagline: A strange love story that begins after being spirited away…

Voice Cast: Toshiki Masuda, Shunichi Toki, Ryouta Suzuki, Tetsuya Kakihara, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Shinnosuke Tachibana, KENN, Youhei Azakami, and more.

Summary: A slightly strange omnibus romance visual novel that unfolds in various “other worlds.”

Release Date: 2023

My9Swallows TOPSTARS LEAGUE (Switch)

Genre: A new and exciting romance visual novel about baseball and entertainment

Keywords: Tokyo Yakult Swallows

Summary: A new professional baseball league has been organized, and a team of newcomers who passed the Yakult team auditions is formed with the goal of making it the league championship. This is the story of the romance between the protagonist put in charge of the team, and the players on the team. The story summary, first characters, and stage portraits have been newly revealed.

Altergear Title #4 (Switch)

Keywords: Orignal pictures by Teita, scenario by Makoto Fukami, and directed by Asami Saitou.

Tagline: These are the bright “memories and truths (interrogation room)”

Summary: The fourth title from Otomate sister brand Altergear is now recruting staff.

Hakuoki Shinkai: Manyou no Shou (Switch)

Genre: Otome visual novel

Keywords: Produced by Tsunekiyo Fujisawa.

Tagline: Those nostalgic memories, are resurrected here.

Voice Cast: Shin-ichiro Miki, Showtaro Morikubo, Kosuke Toriumi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kouji Yusa, Kenjiro Tsuda, Tomohiro Tsuboi, Nobuo Tobita, Suzuki Takayuki, Mamoru Miyano, Yuki Kaji, Daisuke Ono, and more.

Summary: A fan disc containing a number of spin-off stories and illustrations not included in the main story, such as a recollection of the events of Hakuoki: Zuisouroku.

Release Date: 2023

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