Cupid Parasite to launch this November in Europe and North America

Idea Factory International have announced that Cupid Parasite will launch in early November outside Japan, with North America getting it on November 2nd, and Europe on November 5th.

Cupid Parasite is getting a Limited Edition via the official Idea Factory International Store. It costs $94.99 / CA$129.99, and includes the following:

  • Nintendo Switch Game (with reversible cover)
    • Switch the cover to see the Original Japanese Limited Edition art!
  • Collector’s Box
    • Store all your Limited Edition goodies in the Collector’s Box! Featuring a vibrant, matte finish design that includes all your favorite bachelors! Size: 7.1″ x 8.7″ x 2.1″
  • Steel Game Case
    • Cupid’s arrows are flying, and you’ll want to protect your game! Do so with the steel game case! Size: 6.7″ x 4.14″ x 0.40″
  • “The Parasite’s Guide to Los York” Hardcover Art Book
    • Get the low down on the locals, check out the profile cards of each member of the Parasite 5, join the Los York Travel Show for a tour of the city, and more! Size: 6.3″ x 8.1″ Pages: 60
  • Keychain Set
    • It’s date night, but who to go out with? Why not take all your boys out on the town with the Keychain Set! This set includes a charm for each member of the Parastie 5, as well as one mystery design! Who could it be? Only one way to find out! Number of Charms: 6. Charm size: 3″ x 2″. Material: Acrylic.
  • “Radio Los York Presents: Pillow Talk”
    • Get your fill of drama with Radio Los York Presents: Pillow Talk! 2-Disc drama CD set + opening and ending song themes. Presented in original Japanese language. Includes exclusive link to the official English translation!
      • Disc 1
        • Audio drama: “Practice Makes Perfect?” The bachelors go on practice dates with each other. What could go wrong?
        • Opening theme: “You can’t Hurry Love” by The Biscats
        • Ending theme: “magic hour” by The Biscats
      • Disc 2
        • Audio drama: “Parasite 5 Become Bridal Advisors” What happens when the monkeys run the zoo?
        • Opening theme: “You can’t Hurry Love” by The Biscats
        • Ending theme: “magic hour” by The Biscats
  • Exclusive Trading Card
    • Included with Standard or Limited Edition. Size: 3.5″ x 2.5″

Finally, here’s some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots:

In finding love for the Parasite 5, will Cupid find love herself?

What’s love got to do with it? In this divine romantic comedy, play as Lynette Mirror, Cupid Corporation’s top bridal advisor and none other than Celestia’s Goddess of Love, Cupid! Determined to prove that love is more than bows and arrows, she meets her biggest challenge yet – the infamous Parasite 5.

Welcome to Cupid Corporation! –Located in the glitzy and trendsetting metropolis of Los York, Cupid Corporation is a daring marriage agency known for its style and success rate.

Our heroine, Lynette Mirror, is Cupid Corporation’s top bridal advisor, whose job is to consult in-vogue singles to make their wildest romantic dreams come true! BUT she has one huge secret up her sleeve—she is none other than Celestia’s Goddess of Love, Cupid!

Sent to the Human Realm on her heavenly mission of “matchmaking”, Lynette meets her biggest challenge yet: the infamous Parasite 5. In order to help these five hopeless men find true love, Lynette and her team concoct the perfect matchmaking plan… REALITY TV.

Will Lynette be able to live up to her name as top bridal advisor and Cupid, or will her dreams get cancelled?

  • From Boys to Men – Help the Parasite 5 find true love through “practice dates” to prepare them for their future partners. Maybe you’ll find your true love along the way?
  • Are U That Somebody? – Find your ideal love type through the dating questionnaire! Each Parasite 5 member has a different love type, which means the partner you end up with will depend on the results of the questionnaire. Want to explore the different love types? New Game+ allows players to manually select your character route, and may even unlock more love connections…
  • First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage – The answers you choose during story choices can increase your Love Level with a character. If a character likes your answer, you’ll experience a Love Surge. You can take the difficulty up a notch by turning off the Love Surge animations in the menu. A specific Love Level is needed to get a route’s true ending!
  • Go With The Flow – A Flow Chart is available to keep track of story progression. Hop to and from already experienced scenes to revisit your story choices. Use the Flow Chart to re-do routes and/or relive any memorable scenes!

Source: Idea Factory International (Twitter) / Nintendo


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