The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya Lands on Switch

Friday, March 9th, 2018

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The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya

Japanese video game label, D3Publisher, is excited to announce that The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya has arrived on the Nintendo Switch eShop. It was originally developed and published on Steam by Dogenzaka Lab, launching on April 20th, 2016. According to today’s press release, the new Nintendo Switch version is the international version. Some modifications have been made since the Steam iteration, but no major changes were made to the story or CG events. The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya was rated M by the ESRB and PEGI 16 in Europe. The game supports English, Japanese, and traditional Chinese.

The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya is is a romance game for women, taking place in the Yoshiwara pleasure districts. However, the roles of the women and men have been flipped! This entry in the series brings you a brand new story. Here’s the Nintendo Switch debut trailer:

 

Today’s press release also included some character art:

 

They also released a bunch of screenshots of The Men of Yoshiwara: Ohgiya on Nintendo Switch:

 

Lastly, the press release also included a quick story synopsis to get new players up to speed on what’s happening:

Yoshiwara, housed in the center of the island, always had a beautiful glow to it…

Hoping to attend one of the banquets held every night in Yoshiwara, you, daughter to a wealthy merchant, enter the pleasure district with the bodyguard, Musashi Takenouchi, at your side.

Once at the banquet, you find yourself presented with men so beautiful you can scarcely believe they’re of this world.

They beguile you with tempting eyes and practiced movements.

One of them lightly whispers loves to you, and as you find yourself drawn to and suspicious of him, you want to see him again. Which one of them is it? Who will you choose?

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