Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Chuusotsu - 1st Graduation Now on Kickstarter

April 25, 2017 Fruitbat Factory is excited to announce the launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Chuusotsu - 1st Graduation: Time After Time

Chuusotsu - 1st Graduation: Time After Time is a new all-ages visual novel by Studio Beast, famous for the cult classic "J.Q.V Jinrui Kyuusai-bu ~With Love from Isotope~." It was released in Japan in August 2016 as a HD wide-screen release.

Chuusotsu is a fun, colorful story of three girls brought by their individual circumstances to live under the same roof and being forced to tackle existential questions to win their place in society. 

Fruitbat Factory is bringing Chuusotsu to fans all over the world in dual language (English and Japanese text, characters fully voiced in Japanese). 

Kickstarter campaign is now underway, giving backers the ability to get the game significantly under the retail price, grab exclusive rewards, and support the localization effort and Studio Beast in making all-new improvements to the game. 

The Kickstarter campaign’s goal is set at $20.000, with two stretch goals revealed, both adding an all-new event CG to the game. 

MSRP for Chuusotsu - 1st Graduation will be $19.99, and $9.99 for the soundtrack, Sound Disc. 

Under the P3 law enacted under the Global People's Federation, citizens are ranked according to the Authorization Seals issued by the world government.

As spring arrives, the manga lover Marisugawa Arue, set back by a long-lasting illness, finds herself having to live her life as a "chuusotsu" - a person with no education beyond middle school.

The chuusotsu are not in possession of any Seals, and are considered to be failures at life. As such, their Authorized Power level is only 5 - young Arue's future is already looking mighty bleak.

"How will I be able to accomplish my goals now..."

In order to break free of her grim situation, and reach her true goal in life, Arue applies for a government relief program where she will...

Share a room with other chuusotsu!?

The Steam version of Chuusotsu will include Steam achievements, Cloud support and Steam Trading Cards. 

First images are available on the game’s homepage. The game’s opening video, “Philosophic Escape” can be seen on the Fruitbat Factory YouTube channel and the Kickstarter page

Chuusotsu is projected to release in late 2017. 

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd 
English version developer (Homepage, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ & YouTube) 
Fruitbat Factory is an independent localisation house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese games to English-speaking audiences. 

Studio Beast 
Developer of original Japanese version (TwitterHomepage) 
Studio Beast is a Japan-based doujin game circle best known for J.Q.V Jinrui Kyuusai-bu ~With Love from Isotope~. Chuusotsu! 1st Graduation - time after time is Studio Beast's 4th game release. 
They are currently working on their 10th year anniversary project, a new game by the name of Suicide Fence. 

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