Kickstarter Project Launched For Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Overseas Physical Release

Back in November of last year, we reported that visual novel developer Frontwing will be bringing Grisaia: Phantom Trigger to Steam. The first two instalments of Grisaia: Phantom Trigger are due to be released worldwide on 28th April.

A Kickstarter campaign has recently been launched by Frontwing in order to give fans overseas the chance at a physical release like that of the planned release in Japan. Collectors will also be chomping at the bit over all the Kickstarter-exclusive items available to backers if the project meets its goal. You can follow the Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Kickstarter campaign here as well as check out the official website at

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger” takes place after the existing Grisaia trilogy, and features a completely new group of heroines as well as a new protagonist. The story follows a class of students at Mihama Academy, which has been converted by anti-terror organization CIRS into a ‘specialist training school’ for a new generation of operatives.

Both illustrator/character designer Akio Watanabe (well-known animation director of the the Monogatari series) and writer Ryuta Fujisaki return from the original Grisaia trilogy to work on “Phantom Trigger”, and the game features SD character artwork by nanaca mai. The opening theme, “Ends of the Earth”, is composed by Hitoshi Fujima and sung by Marina Kawano, with lyrics by Yoshikazu Kuwashima.

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger” is planned to be released in a serialized format, with the first two entries releasing simultaneously worldwide on April 28, 2017. A third entry will follow in the Summer, and subsequent titles in the series are also planned. Currently the game is confirmed for sale on the Steam platform, and other information will be announced as it is confirmed.

The “Phantom Trigger” series is being 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.