Otome Visual Novel Charade Maniacs Coming West for Switch

    Take on the role of Hiyori Sena.

    Idea Factory International announced otome visual novel Charade Maniacs is coming to the west this summer for Nintendo Switch. The upcoming otome visual novel will be sold physically and digitally. 

    Charade Maniacs standard and limited editions will be available for pre-order soon. The standard edition will be available at participating retailers and the IFI Online Store, whereas the limited edition is an IFI Online Store exclusive. Limited edition contents will be revealed at a later date. Further, all IFI Online Store pre-orders of Charade Maniacs include an exclusive trading card. 

    Here’s an overview of the Idea Factory-developed otome visual novel:

    About the Game

    A mysterious figure abducts Hiyori Sena, transporting her to a strange world with nine other abductees and welcomes them to a world called Arcadia.

    Everyone must act out “dramas” for a chance to escape, all whilst avoiding the trappings of a traitor.

    Conduct your own investigations to search for clues—and find romance along the way!

    From the writer of Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, Uta Amamiya, and the illustrator of Norn9, Teita. Whose hand will she take at the end?

    Key Features
    • Take The Stage With 9 Romanceable Costars!  Looking for someone to practice lines with? There are 9 potential love interests! But with a traitor on the loose, who can you really trust? Make the right choice to take part in a total of up to 9 routes. 
    • Flip The Script and Navigate Your Choices  Select your position in the story as you progress and keep track of where stories branch off with a handy Flowchart feature. Don’t miss any part of the drama!
    • Look out for the traitor! Who can it be? – Work together with your costars to uncover clues and deepen your relationship with your love interests. You might even bring out some repressed feelings from your costars! But keep an eye out for anything suspicious.
    • Cue the music! – Set the tone of the scene with a standout soundtrack from renowned music collective Tokyo Logic. Unlock tracks to listen to on the music player as you progress.  
    Announcement Trailer
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