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  • Rewrite 2nd Season Announced!

    I'll do it all over. And I'll do it better next time. The final episode of the Rewrite anime has just aired and Japan, and with it comes a commercial announcing a second season! Rewrite 2nd Season is scheduled to premiere in January of 2017. (The commercial contains massive spoilers for Episode 13 which just aired in Japan) Thanks once again to ECsquall for the mirror! The commercial didn't offer…


    13 hours ago

  • Harmonia is out now on Steam!

    The wait is finally over! After many months of delays, Key's 15th anniversary commemorative work Harmonia has finally been released to the world on Steam! This is the first time a Key title has ever been released in English before in Japanese, and it's pretty unprecedented for the visual novel market in general. It is also on sale for 20% off for the first week, putting it at a mere…


    2 days ago

  • Announcing the Harmonia Bookclub! Join the discussion, create art, win prizes!

    Kicking off the heels of the Tomoyo After Bookclub, we're commemorating the launch of Key's Harmonia with our very own Harmonia Bookclub! Our Bookclubs rally together people from all ends of the internet together on our forum to read-through and discuss a story together. As a community we pride ourselves on our deep analysis on the stories we read, and we've found these events can really help enhance our appreciation…


    4 days ago

  • Here we are with the fourth and final entry in the Tomoyo After Bookclub Podcast, discussing the After arc. This arc took a huge toll on me, and I was fresh out of my reading as of recording, so you should be able to feel my pain. Anticipate plenty of gushing over why this Visual Novel is actually pretty damn amazing and deserves more love. Your hosts for this podcast…


    4 days ago

  • Breaking News: Itaru Hinoue has retired from VisualArt's

    Famed illustrator and founding member of Key Itaru Hinoue has announced on Twitter and via the Animate Times blog that she has retired from VisualArt's and Key, and is pursuing a career as a freelance illustrator. This comes just days before Hinoue's final Key title Harmonia is scheduled to launch on Steam. Seeking new employment, Hinoue has partnered with Animate Times to run a campaign advertising herself to potential employers.…


    5 days ago

  • Kazamatsuri Visits Tokyo Game Show! Featuring CLANNAD English for PS Vita and Rewrite for PS4

    This weekend was the start of the biggest game expo in Japan, and one of the biggest in the world: Tokyo Game Show! And Kazamatsuri was there, too, as a full-fledged press representative! I first headed to register for a press pass, and got it without a hitch! Pretty cool to know that Kazamatsuri is eligible for a press pass in an event like this. You may be asking, however,…


    8 days ago

  • Harmonia has gone gold! This is not a drill.

    Time to wake up from stasis; Key's Harmonia is on its way! A tweet from VisualArt's President Baba announces that Harmonia is 'Master UP', in other words, the game is complete and just about ready to be published! 『Harmonia (english ver) 』 is Master UP !— 馬場隆博 (@vavasyatyou) September 14, 2016 Harmonia was first posted on Steam Greenlight over a year ago now, and first announced in December of 2014. It's…


    11 days ago

  • Welcome back for the third entry in the Tomoyo After Bookclub Podcast, discussing the Tomo arc. Definitely a stand-out amongst the other arcs so far, this arc treads on some relatively untouched ground for Key. In this podcast we share our perspectives on whether or not the resolution left us satisfied or not, and why. Your hosts for this podcast are Aspirety, Pepe, Karifean, and Mogaoscar. A big warm thank…


    11 days ago

  • Big Update for Tomoyo After on Steam: Trading Cards and OST!

    In a surprise post by VisualArt's on their Facebook page earlier, an update for Tomoyo After on Steam has been announced, and it's a pretty big one! First up, we have Steam trading cards for the game! Despite this being Key's third release on Steam, this is the first time trading cards have been made available for one of their games. And with trading cards comes all the benefits of…


    13 days ago

  • AIR Released on PS Vita!

    We’ve previously written about AIR being ported to PS Vita; and the release date is finally upon us! The Vita release, which is out now, features HD assets and new CGs by Itaru Hinoue. There is an additional short story titled 初空の章 (Hatsusora no Shou), which is in visual novel form for the first time! This short story is written by Yuuichi Suzumoto who was responsible for AIR's Summer…


    17 days ago

  • Kazamatsuri seeking donations for The K.E.Y.

    Art by Ekalina Over on the Kazoku Collective Patreon, we just posted an appeal to current and potential patrons. Basically, with The K.E.Y. well on its way, we've come to realise that if we had more money than we currently do, we could make the project much better than it currently is. Anyway, I'll let the post speak for itself below and you can see what you think.…


    18 days ago

  • Fanwork Drive: Make stuff for Tomoyo After and win free games!

    Art by Takafumi It's time for another giveaway! Truth be told, the amount of Fanworks we're receiving for the Tomoyo After Bookclub is woefully low, so I figure it's time to throw in some incentive to our more creative members to get to work producing content for us! For this purpose, we're giving away free copies of Key's titles on Steam! Want in? All you have to do is produce…


    19 days ago
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