Anime Expo 2022 was quite the avenue for several visual novel-related announcements to an undeniably overwhelming extent. For that reason, we have compiled every visual novel reveal and significant update, so no title gets overlooked.
Each Western visual novel announcement/update is listed below, specifically sectioned to account for its respective publisher. Additionally, hyperlinks to our coverage are provided for more intricate information.
- Otome – Piofiore Episodio 1926; Release Date slightly pushed up to September 8, 2022
- Danganronpa-Inspired Mystery Game Inescapable Announced; PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox & PC 2023 Release
- Otome – Norn9: Var Commons & Norn 9 -Last Era Coming West; Switch 2023 Release
- Death Mark II Coming West 2023 for PS4, Switch & PC
- Otome – Radiant Tale Coming West; Switch 2023 Release
- Otome – Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation– Coming West; Switch 2023 Release
- Science Adventure Chaos;Head Noah Coming West to PC via Steam; Same Release Date as Switch, October 7, 2022
- Science Adventure Anonymous;Code Coming West; PS4, Switch & PC 2023 Release
- Nekopara Alternate Universe Visual Novel Inupara: Dog’s Paradise Coming West, No Release Date
- Catgirl Visual Novel Nekopara After: La Vraie Famille Coming West, No Release Date
- Dramatic Visual Novel A Light in the Dark Console Ports; PS4 & Switch Fall 2022 Release
- Entergram-Developed Parfait Remake Coming West, No Release Date
- Madosoft-Developed Raspberry Cube Coming West, No Release Date
- Madosoft-Developed Hamidashi Creative Coming West, No Release Date
- Kuroirodoru Yomiji-Developed Watamari – A Match Made in Heaven Part 1 Coming West; 2022 Steam Release
- 122px no Meido-Developed HAPPY SAIN†SHEOL Coming West, No Release Date
- Chatte Noir-Developed Nie no Hakoniwa Coming West, No Release Date
- Nitroplus-Developed Futuristic Visual Novel Tokyo Necro Coming West; Fully Translated & Edited, No Release Date
- Eroguro Visual Novel Gore Screaming Show Coming West; 65% Translated, 40% Edited, No Release Date
- Erotic Visual Novel Inyochu: Insects of Insemination Coming West; Fully Translated & Edited, No Release Date
- Alcot-Developed Tokyo Hero Project Coming West; 90% Translated & 40% Edited, No Release Date
- Ninetail-Developed RPG Gears of Dragoon: Fragments of a New Era Coming West; Fully Translated & Edited, No Release Date
- Monster Girl Visual Novel Mamono Musume: Spider & Harpy & Cyclops Coming West July 25, 2022
JAST’s Twitter account also reassured fans that the following titles were still in the publishing processes:
- Nitrplous-Developed Magical Girl Eroge Sumaga
- Nitroplus-Developed Cowboy Eroge OutLaw Django
- Nitro+CHiRAL-Developed BL Visual Novel Slow Damage
- Yuri Visual Novel Katahane
- Simulation Title Machine Child
- 4 Blue Arrow Garden-Developed 3DCG Titles; No Release Dates (I don’t think these really count as VNs, but I figured that I should might as well include them)
- NTR Mousou sareru Fujiki-san; No Release Date
- Dark BL Visual Novel Lykt. Coming West; No Release Date
- Alicesoft-Developed Rance 03 – The Fall Of Leazas Coming West; No Release Date
Type-Moon announced that Witch on the Holy Night is coming West on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on December 8, 2022.
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