Developer Frontwing have released Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond on Steam, it is the second volume in the Corona Blossom series. The Truth From Beyond follows directly on from the cliffhanger ending of the first game, Gift From the Galaxy, and is available now and during the first week of launch you can get 10% off the entry price.
Watch the trailer below and continue reading for full details contained within the original press release including how to get access to the 18+ adult content patch!
“Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond” Released On Steam By Visual Novel Developer Frontwing
Tokyo, Japan – October 27, 2016 “Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond”, the second entry in visual novel developer Frontwing’s Corona Blossom series, has been released on Steam. The Steam store page for the game can be accessed at the following URL: http://store.steampowered.com/app/531730
“Corona Blossom” is a comedic visual novel series set to be released in three parts. “The Truth From Beyond” is the second 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/FWNG002
“The Truth From Beyond” follows directly on the cliffhanger ending of the first game, which saw the villainous space pirate Lily preparing to take main heroine R-ne hostage. The game features both lighthearted comedic scenes as well as more dramatic storytelling and action sequences, delving into the backstory of both R-ne and the main protagonist Keiji. It also makes use of the e-mote system to bring an unprecedented lifelike quality to the characters.
Corona Blossom Vol.2 experienced a very successful Indiegogo campaign, with almost 1000 contributors and over $40,000 raised for the production of physical goods for the game. A further campaign is planned for the final installment of the series later this year.
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 is being localized in English by Frontwing’s experienced new 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 two ‘Grisaia’ series side stories, ‘The Leisure of Grisaia’ and ‘The Afterglow of Grisaia’, with further localized titles in the works.
Frontwing is also currently planning a relaunch of their joint crowdfunding project with AKABEi SOFT2 to localize their visual novel “Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shojo” (“Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl).