Otome Visual Novel 9 R.I.P. Coming to the West

    Idea Factory International to publish the game in North America and Europe.

    Idea Factory International announced otome visual novel 9 R.I.P. is coming to the west in 2024 for Nintendo Switch. The game will be sold digitally via the Nintendo eShop and physically.

    The 9 R.I.P. visual novel first launched on June 29, 2023 for Nintendo Switch in Japan. A limited edition was sold for 9,680 yen in Japan featuring a drama CD and special booklet. Nearly a year after the Japan, 9 R.I.P. is coming to the west, thanks to publisher Idea Factory International. 

    9 R.I.P. Visual Novel Physical Editions Confirmed

    Idea Factory International will sell physical Standard and Limited Editions of 9 R.I.P. on the IFI Online Store. Both of these editions are available to wishlist now, and more details are coming soon. 

    In the meantime, watch the new trailer below:

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the game:


    In this town, there is a long-standing rumor about people being spirited away…
    They also say that people with lots of anxiety or those who are struggling are more likely to get spirited away.
    You think you’ll be okay…?

    In the beginning of autumn, during her second year of high school,
    that’s what Misa Isshiki, was told by her best friend, causing her heart to skip a beat.

    I’ll be fine, I don’t really believe in any of that stuff anyway.

    That’s right… She doesn’t believe in that kind of thing…
    It’s just… Her life had been filled with so much stress, all related to what her future would hold…

    That’s when an eerie voice reached out to her…

    Why don’t we take a look and see what you should do with your life!
    Let’s put you on the right path…

    And that’s when all the strange things around Misa began to happen…

    Key Features

    Over Our Dead Bodies – School Ghost Stories, Urban Legends, the Other Realm, and the Spirit World. Get spirited away to an alternate reality or uncover tragic and thrilling truths in the real world, offering a unique mix of horror and romance with 8 romance options to explore.

    Nightmare on Otome Street – For those wanting something a little spookier in their Otome, the School Ghost Stories route sees you trapped in a school where you hear whispers of gruesome murders having occurred. The presence of ghosts won’t make this any easier. Can you survive, and maybe even find romance in the face of horror?

    Insane in the Membrane – Being in a realm filled with ghosts and evil spirits will have an effect on you. Throughout the game, your choices will impact not only your affection with the characters you meet with the Love Catch system, but your psyche as well. Making the wrong choices can lead to insanity and even change you into something else entirely.

    Drop Dead Gorgeous – Witness rich environments and alluring characters designs. Beloved character artist from Cupid Parasite, Yuuya, stuns again with gorgeous visuals.

    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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