Corona Blossom Steam Page Live

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

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The Steam page for Frontwing’s upcoming crowdfunded visual novel Corona Blossom Vol.1 A Gift from the Galaxy has gone live. This follows the successful Indiegogo campaign that began in May, before going on to raise $47,851 USD, surpassing its original funding goal of $30,000 USD.

The game’s Steam description is as follows:

“Corona Blossom” is a visual novel.
(A kinetic novel, without any choices)

The game features character art and designs by artist nanaca mai, who previously worked on the super deformed character art in “The Fruit of Grisaia.”

Now, her cute characters will come to life, moving and expressing their emotions using the “e-mote” system.

STORY:

Meet Keiji Osaki: a young man who hates dealing with machines, despite being very skilled at working with them. That’s just the kind of guy he is.

After failing his college entrance exams, he begins helping out at his grandfather’s workshop, which specializes in repairing VORKS, heavy-duty industrial robots. For a while, he enjoyed a quiet life in the countryside, doted on by the workshop’s regular patrons.

One day, however, his life suddenly takes a turn for the strange, when he encounters a metallic lifeform attached to a meteorite that fell from the sky.

To make things even more complicated, the organism he rescues takes the form of a forgotten girl from his past. This is how his life with the metallic organism known as R-ne begins.

But after a while, R-ne learns how to speak, and tells Keiji that she wants to go back to her home planet. Moved by her words, he sets his mind on sending her back into space, no matter what.

This may prove difficult, though, when a female space pirate – also known as a rare metal hunter – appears out of nowhere, and gets in his way.

Caught up in this whirlwind, will Keiji and his friends be able to send R-ne safely back to her homeland?

According to the Indiegogo page, the game will be available for $10 USD, and an 18+ content restoration patch will be available at launch for the same amount.

Corona Blossom Vol.1 has no specific release date yet, but the Steam page announces a release sometime this month.

About Chris Melchin

Chris is a computer science student who has been gaming ever since he knew what to do with a Super Nintendo controller. Since then, he's owned every Nintendo console to be released. His favourite games include Xenoblade Chronicles, Persona 4 Golden, and Little Busters. He started watching anime in high school, and his favourite series is Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. He also writes Vocaloid music for his personal YouTube channel, and has a (slight) obsession with Megurine Luka.