“Corona Blossom Vol.3 Journey to the Stars” Released On Steam By Visual Novel Developer Frontwing
Tokyo, Japan – January 25, 2017 The conclusion to Frontwing’s Corona Blossom series, “Corona Blossom Vol.3 Journey to the Stars”, has been released on Steam. The Steam store page for the game can be accessed at the following URL: http://store.steampowered.com/app/562480
“Corona Blossom” is a comedic visual novel series told over three episodic volumes. “Journey to the Stars” is the third and final volume and retails for $10 USD, but is on sale for 10% off during the first week following launch. An 18+ patch to add adult content to the game is also available for $10 USD from JAST USA: https://jlist.com/FWNG003
“Journey to the Stars” picks up directly after the shocking revelations at the end of the second volume, “The Truth From Beyond”. In Vol.3, the plan to return R-ne to her home planet is finally put into action, and the series concludes with an intense and moving final sequence. The game also makes use of the e-mote system to bring an unprecedented lifelike quality to the characters.
Corona Blossom Vol.3 experienced a very successful Indiegogo campaign, with almost 800 contributors and over $42,000 raised for the production of physical goods for the game. The campaign is currently in the InDemand phase, and will continue accepting orders until the end of the month: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/corona-blossom-vol-3-journey-to-the-stars-anime-japan/x/14210534#/
The game’s development staff include character artist nanaca mai, the illustrator for the SD art for the Grisaia series, and Yuhi Nanao, a scenario writer who worked on “Hatsuru Koto Naki Mirai Yori” (Hatsumira, or From the Future Undying).
The entire Corona Blossom series was localized in English by Frontwing’s experienced in-house translation team, the members of which are proficient Japanese to English translators who possess JLPT N1 certification or equivalent. It also features a brand-new system allowing simultaneous display of English and Japanese text during gameplay, as well as language switching at the press of a button.
Frontwing is a developer of Japanese visual novels. Since the company’s founding in 1999 as a bishojo games developer and the release of Frontwing’s first title, “Canary’ (Canaria: Kono Omoi o Uta ni Nosete) in August 2000, we have published a number of titles in the visual novel genre. From school life love stories to hardcore adult games, as well as titles which utilize 3D computer graphics, our creations cover a diverse range of genres. Our products, as well as the characters they feature, have come to represent the world of bishojo games. Frontwing marked its first venture into the overseas market May 29, 2015, with the English release of ‘The Fruit of Grisaia’ on Steam. In addition to the Corona Blossom series, have also self-published three ‘Grisaia’ series side stories as well as the dance simulator “Time Leap Paradise SUPER LIVE!”, with further localized titles in the works.
Frontwing and Tokyo Otaku Mode also recently successfully concluded a joint crowdfunding project with AKABEi SOFT2 to localize their visual novel “Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo” (“Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl).