Otomate Party 2022: all the announcements

During the latest Otomate Party fan event, logically called Otomate Party 2022, Idea Factory made quite a few announcements for fans of Otome games on Nintendo Switch. There’s some brand new games, but also long-awaited updates on previously announced titles.

In this post, you will find all the announcements in one place, along with their respective trailers!


The first announcement is My9Swallows TOPSTARS LEAGUE, a collaboration between Otomate and Tokyo Yakult Swallows (a Japanese professional baseball team). Unfortunately, this game does not have a release window.

The premise of this game is as follows: a new professional baseball league has been created, and newcomers have to pass an audition in order to join the Yakult Swallows. The story depicts the relationship between the protagonist (who is in charge of the team) and the team members.

Senjou no Waltz for Nintendo Switch & Princess Arthur for Nintendo Switch

Next, we have Senjou no Waltz for Nintendo and Princess Arthur for Nintendo Switch, both releasing in 2023 in Japan:

Those two games are Nintendo Switch ports of a PlayStation Vita (Senjou no Waltz) and PlayStation Portable (Princess Arthur) games.

Shuuen no Virche – EpiC:lycoris-

The next announcement is Shuuen no Virche – EpiC:lycoris-, a fan disc for Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation- (released in 2021 in Japan, and coming next year in Europe and North America). Unfortunately, this new game does not have a release window.

Temirana Koku no Tsuiteru Hime to Tsuitenai Kishi Dan

Temirana Koku no Tsuiteru Hime to Tsuitenai Kishi Dan resurfaced during the Otomate Party 2022 with a brand new trailer introducing the main characters. Unfortunately, still no release date for that game…

Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World~

Spade no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Black World~ also resurfaced during the Otomate Party 2022, but again, no release window was provided. We do have a teaser trailer, at least!

9 R.I.P.

9 R.I.P. is a brand new game, and it got a teaser trailer during Otomate Party 2022. Unfortunately, no release window was shared at the event.

Untitled project

A brand new project was announced: a collaboration with Yuki Iwai from Haraichi (a comedy duo), Daisuke Namikawa (an actor and voice actor) and Otomate. No title yet, and of course, no release window!

Collar x Malice The Movie

Finally, the latest announcement is not a game, but an animated movie for Collar x Malice. It’s set to be released in 2023 in Japan.

As an extra, here’s a trailer for the next Otomate fan evet, Dessert de Otomate (scheduled to take place on February 5th):


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