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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, December 31 2018 5:00 AM UTC +00:00.

¥171,909
pledged of ¥100,000pledged of ¥100,000 goal
73
backers
11days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, December 31 2018 5:00 AM UTC +00:00.

About

Overview

"A Day in the Life of Maria" is a spinoff of the otome visual novel "The Bell Chimes For Gold." 
The story takes players through one day in the life of Maria Scissorland - a day filled with both adventure and romance.
There's plenty to see and do even in just one day!

We'd love to bring more of the Bell Chimes experience in English to both existing players and new fans!

Characters

 Samuel Double  
 An alcoholic swordsman. He used to be a great warrior but now he just drinks the day away, putting even his sword in pawn.

 William Bloom
 
A naive elf that is popular with women. He loves helping people and gets cheated into a lot of unintended debts.

 Ben Koo A thief who is crazy about gambling. He loves gambling, but hasn’t won a single time. His skills as a thief are top notch, though.

 Brian Starly A priest and warrior from a declining line of aristocrats. He struggles to get back the house his father lost. He is very snobbish and extremely selfish.

 Walter Pleasant A necromancer obsessed with his studies. He is not interested in the Living and spends most of his time looking for corpses in graveyards. He is a real pervert who needs a lot of attention.

 Maria Scissorland
 A very ordinary but very attractive girl. Maria is very quiet and introverted but at the same time she is courageous, frugal, and kind. She is generally very prudish, but in romantic situations she lets her sexiness go wild. Maria is not special. She is a very ordinary girl, just like you.

Rewards

See the "Rewards" section on the right-hand side of the page for more details!

Table Calendar

 Wall Calendar (currently in production)

Totebag

 Dakimakura cover

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Stretch Goal

500,000円
At 500,000 yen, we'll also be able to localize a second spinoff title, "MariAlbum"!

Funding Distribution

70% Translation
15% Fees
15% Physical rewards and shipping

Production Schedule

2019/1 Translation Complete
2019/3 Development Complete
2019/5 Debugging/QA Complete
2019/6 Game Release!

About us

乙SUN倶楽部 (OTUSUN CLUB) is a Japanese developer of adult-oriented visual novels, RPGs, and audio dramas aimed at a female audience. Our most well-known work is "The Bell Chimes for Gold".

Staff

・Art & Character Design
 Himono
 Himono has worked as a professional video game artist for various companies since 1992. Currently she handles art, design, and scripting for a separate game brand called OTUSUN Club. In addition to her work on Neighbor, her best known titles are The Bell Chimes For Gold and its sequel, nEroErosso.   

・Story & Scenario Writer
 Ayane
 Ayane first debuted as a writer in 2004 with her novel Yearning (憧憬 Doukei). Since then, she has written for games, books, drama CDs, and more. For OTUSUN LAND, she has written both Neighbor as well as the Sakura series. Additionally, she currently handles planning, scenario writing, and PR for a separate game brand called OTUSUN Club. Her best known works are The Bell Chimes For Gold and its sequel, nEroErosso.

・Translation
 Olli
 Olli is a Seattle area-based freelance translator with over 5 years of experience in the industry. She specializes in otome games, and has a flair for the adult aspects as well. Her past work includes "Vanilla - Garden of Judgement".

・Localization Supervision
 Molly Lee “VerdelishJP”  Molly has worked as a professional video game translator for 4 years, specializing in visual novels. Notable titles include OTUSUN LAND's Neighbor, MangaGamer’s Fashioning Little Miss Lonesome, Sekai Project’s The Bell Chimes For Gold, and JAST BLUE's upcoming sweet pool, among others.

Why Kickstarter?

While the main game, "The Bell Chimes for Gold", was lucky enough to be localized by Sekai Project, otome games are a very niche genre, so for a spinoff title like this, it's up to us to make an English version happen. With your help, we hope to show that every game is worthy of being translated into English and more!

Risks and challenges

The funding goal for this project only covers a portion of the localization expenses, and the remainder is being paid for out-of-pocket.
In light of this, we're very confident we'll be able to deliver the promised product assuming the goal is met.
While we don't foresee any setbacks in delivering rewards, if we do experience any delays, we will of course keep all backers informed and up-to-date.

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    A Day With Maria

    Get a digital download of A Day in the Life of Maria!

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    Digital Artbook Set

    In addition to a digital download of the game, you'll also get a digital "The Bell Chimes for Gold" artbook!

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    Exclusive Digital Artwork Collection Set

    Along with the digital artbook, get an exclusive collection of unreleased artwork!

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    Table Calendar Set

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    Notebook & Sketchbook Set

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    Cuddle Buddy

    A one-of-a-kind opportunity to get a dakimakura pillow cover featuring one of the characters from "The Bell Chimes For Gold" to share your bed with! Plus, all of our digital rewards are included as well!

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    Harem Route

    Along with all the digital goodies, get a full set of all five dakimakura covers! Can your bed fit them all?!

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