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We want to create a limited physical collector's edition package for the Seven Days visual novel by LIFE0 and Fruitbat Factory.
We want to create a limited physical collector's edition package for the Seven Days visual novel by LIFE0 and Fruitbat Factory.
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Seven Days: A Haunting Collector's Edition

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Let's play an Occult Mystery visual novel where all the heroines are dead!

Seven Days With You: the Most Precious Memory in Our Lives (aka Seven Days) by LIFE0 is our biggest visual novel release yet. With top industry voice actors and art by the highly popular artist Miko who's illustrating a game for the first time ever, Seven Days has been well received in Japan.

We are now happy to announce that Fruitbat Factory is releasing a dual language (English and Japanese) version of Seven Days this year - and we'd like to make an awesome physical Collector's Edition version of it (in no less than two different versions!) You can help us make that reality in return for limited edition goods, and maybe even fund additional content!

本ページの日本語版はこちら

You can support the campaign by backing via PayPal until November 13, 2018! All PayPal pledges will count toward any remaining stretch goals:

Thank you all for the support!

About Seven Days

Seven Days is a passion project by LIFE0, who funded the visual novel's production in Japan via a crowdfunding campaign. With top industry voice actors and the popular artist Miko in charge of the art, the campaign was highly successful and the game proceeded to a retail release in the biggest stores in Japan.

At Fruitbat Factory, we co-funded the production and co-published the game, and are now looking forward to bringing it to all English-speaking audiences as well.

The game's translated by Conjueror (SeaBed, Tokyo Babel, Himawari) and the translation is already finished. It is currently being edited by Tyabann (Higurashi, MYTH, Evenicle). Our estimated release is December 2018.

Seven Days will feature beautiful Full-HD (1920x1080) graphics and English and Japanese text options with Japanese voice acting.

Synopsis  

A couple days before the summer holiday starts... Kanzaki Shuuichi receives a “cursed Blu-ray disc” from one of his friends. 

Playing it at home, a female ghost emerges and possesses him. Sairenji Murasaki, Shuuichi’s childhood friend, expels the evil spirit with the exorcism skills taught by her father, who runs a time-honored Japanese Buddhist shrine. The ritual, however, is only partially successful, somehow leaving behind the physical human form of the female specter. 

She identifies herself as Mikanagi Chiyako, seemingly the girl who was murdered in the video recorded on the Blu-ray disc, and tells Shuuichi and Murasaki about her situation. 

“There are six other girls inside me.” 

Murasaki explains that a ghost is only allowed to exist for forty-nine days in this world, meaning the seven girls can each have seven days. Shuuichi then makes up his mind to assist all of them in spending their remaining days without any regrets and passing away in happiness. 

Shuuichi, however, does not realize what will happen to him later. He does not realize that he will have to see each of the seven girls depart from him.

Rewards

*The art and designs in the preview pictures are subject to change.

Kickstarter Goal and Stretch Goals

After much deliberation to reach a balance between goods we want to include, and the cost of the rewards, we have decided to offer 2 different limited physical editions:

  • An affordable Collector's Edition, which will be an awesome addition to any collection. Includes the game and 28 page visual artbook.
  • An even more awesome Special Edition which will ship in a larger premium box and also include a dakimakura of the game's heroine "Chako". We can only include the dakimakura at such an affordable price point due to bundling it with the game to help bring down the production cost by volume.

Digital artbook has been unlocked! A Kickstarter-exclusive digital version of the 28-page artbook will be added to all tiers that include the game!

Bonus event CG has been unlocked! An all-new illustration by artist Miko will be added to the upcoming release!

Digital Soundtrack has been unlocked! The Kickstarter-exclusive soundtrack including theme song by Rita will be added to all tiers that include the game!

Social Stretch Goal

If we reach 10.000 followers across our social media platforms, the next stretch goal will be unlocked for free! You can support our campaign by following us on each platform, even if you are not backing the campaign!

Current progress:   9.937 / 10.000

Simply join us on Twitter, Facebook, Discord, or YouTube to help make more stretch goals a reality! You can even follow us on each platform for 4x the effect!

Funding breakdown

Funding that exceeds our goal will help cover the localization expenses, and make the game even more excellent via the stretch goals.

Staff

  • Planning/Directing/Story: Major Tom
  • Original Art/Character Design: Miko
  • Coloring/Item Design: Hazuki Kaname 
  • Theme Song: Rita
  • English Translation: Conjueror
  • English Editing: Tyabann
  • Localization Lead: Jakke Elonen
  • Localization Graphics: Ozhan Sen
  • Localization Programming: Tony Blomqvist

Characters

Physical Goods

Collector's Edition: Coming in a beautiful 193x139x19.5mm box, the Collector's Edition contains a DVD case with the game, and a 28 page full color B6 visual fan book.

Special Edition: Coming in a premium 235*160*65mm box, the Special Edition contains a DVD case with the game, a 28 page full color B6 visual fan book, and a 160x50cm dakimakura featuring the game's main heroine, "Chako".

Shikishi: The "Memorial" tier includes a printed, colored shikishi that includes the signature of the game's illustrator Miko. You can choose any of the game's heroines for the print.

Big Acrylic Figure: The "Memorial" tier also includes a big acrylic figure (125x180 mm) of chosen heroine, mountable on included stand.

Canvas Print: The "Afterlife" tier includes a a premium 33.3 cm by 24.2 cm canvas print on a frame, featuring the heroines of the game.

B2 Wall Scroll: A vertical fabric wall scroll featuring the main heroine of the game, Chiyako. Size: B2. Included in the "Afterlife" tier.

Schedule & Shipping

The localization of Seven Days is already close to finishing, and we expect to release the game around December 2018. Physical rewards may be shipped later.

Interweave Productions LLC. is assisting us on the campaign's U.S. based operations, with Fruitbat Factory responsible for running the campaign and delivering the rewards.  

Unfortunately, due to import laws and customs, WE CAN NOT SHIP TO: Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Afghanistan, as well as active war zones, so please note this regarding the physical rewards.

About LIFE0

LIFE0 was founded by Kita Tomokazu, also known as "Major Tom" in doujin activities, for the purpose of bringing Seven Days to life. We'll let him introduce the company:

"When I was a child, I would play a lot of action games and had this incorrect impression that gal games were only for people feeling lonely. However, an all-ages gal game, CLANNAD, changed my whole life. I'd been under the impression that gal games were nothing more than simulated romance with pretty girls, but CLANNAD opened my eyes to the fact that they could be a container for wonderful stories.  

That was what made me start developing my own gal game. My set of values related to the genre literally took a U-turn at that time. I had the opportunity to work with a video game company on a couple of commercial adult games, and they told me that all-ages gal games sold much less than adult ones, and that was why they were not positive about making all-age games. Despite knowing all that, I believe all-ages gal games still have a lot of potential.

Ever since I started to develop my all-ages gal games as a doujin circle, I’ve learned a lot of things that have convinced me that they can do well. My goal is to make all-ages games that attract a lot more people than ever. I want to make games that people can enjoy just like they enjoy manga and/or anime, games that people don’t even consider whether they are all-ages or not."

The production of Seven Days was successfully funded, and it became LIFE0's first commercial release.

LIFE0 is currently running a crowdfunding campaign for their next title, LOST:SMILE - Memories + Promises. While the campaign is for fans in Japan, please keep an eye on it as well!

About Fruitbat Factory

In operation since 2012, Fruitbat Factory publishes interesting Japanese games of all genres.  

We are best known as the publisher of the online board game 100% Orange Juice. Our other releases include Eiyuu Senki - The World Conquest for PlayStation 3, SeaBed, Chuusotsu! 1st Graduation, ENIGMA:, Miniature Garden, Magical Eyes - Red is for Anguish, QP Shooting - Dangerous!!, Xmas Shooting - Scramble!!, 200% Mixed Juice, Sora, Acceleration of SUGURI 2, ManaCollect, 99 Spirits, and the War of the Human Tanks series. We were also in charge of the localization of Little Busters! for VisualArts. 

You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and join our Discord server to talk to us directly!

                               

Risks and challenges

We are already in the process of localizing the game and will release it regardless of the success of the campaign. The campaign is solely for the production of the Collector's Edition and other physical goods listed here, as well as for funding new content via stretch goals. The delivery of the main reward - the game itself - is not at any risk, save for acts of God.

We have already run successful Kickstarter campaigns for Chuusotsu! 1st Graduation, and Orange Juice Plush Toys, so we have a fairly good idea of what to expect from running and fulfilling a campaign.

We are committed to making a quality release, and as such we can't sign an absolute release date beforehand. If we see that more work needs to be done, we'll do it even if it means pushing back the schedule.

It is possible we will encounter unforeseen delays in the manufacturing or shipping of reward items, or need to change related service providers.

To sum it up, delays in delivery are the most likely risk in this project. Please treat any dates seen in the project as reasonable estimates.

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    EARLY BIRD: Ghost Activity tier rewards + Name in credits + Receive a limited physical Special Edition of Seven Days! Comes in a larger boxed edition containing game DVD, Visual Book and "Chako" Dakimakura! Includes all physical and digital stretch goals.

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    EARLY BIRD: Precious Memory tier rewards + Receive a printed colored and signed shikishi of a chosen heroine by Miko, the artist of the game + receive a big acrylic stand figure of a chosen heroine (125x180mm). Includes all physical and digital stretch goals.

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    Precious Memory tier rewards + Receive a printed colored and signed shikishi of a chosen heroine by Miko, the artist of the game + receive a big acrylic stand figure of a chosen heroine (125x180mm). Includes all physical and digital stretch goals.

    Includes:
    • Digital Copy of Seven Days
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    • Name in Credits
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    Afterlife - EARLY BIRD

    EARLY BIRD: Memorial tier rewards + Receive a premium canvas print of all the heroines + Receive a vertical B2 fabric wall scroll featuring Chiyako.

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    • Digital Copy of Seven Days
    • Digital Avatar Pack
    • Name in Credits
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    Memorial tier rewards + Receive a premium canvas print of all the heroines + Receive a vertical B2 fabric wall scroll featuring Chiyako.

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    • Digital Copy of Seven Days
    • Digital Avatar Pack
    • Name in Credits
    • Physical Special Edition of Seven Days (Includes Dakimakura)
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    Extra Life - EARLY BIRD

    EARLY BIRD: Afterlife rewards + Receive a premium canvas print of Chiyako + Receive B2 Wall Scroll of Chiyako (Black) + Receive B2 Wall Scroll of Chiyako (White) + Receive a set of 9 Pin Badges of the Seven Days girls + Receive an Extra Copy of Seven Days to gift to a friend.

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    • Digital Copy of Seven Days
    • Digital Avatar Pack
    • Name in Credits
    • Physical Special Edition of Seven Days (Includes Dakimakura)
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    Extra Life

    Afterlife rewards + Receive a premium canvas print of Chiyako + Receive B2 Wall Scroll of Chiyako (Black) + Receive B2 Wall Scroll of Chiyako (White) + Receive a set of 9 Pin Badges of the Seven Days girls + Receive an Extra Copy of Seven Days to gift to a friend.

    Includes:
    • Digital Copy of Seven Days
    • Digital Avatar Pack
    • Name in Credits
    • Physical Special Edition of Seven Days (Includes Dakimakura)
    • Colored Shikishi Print
    • Big Acrylic Figure
    • Premium Canvas Print
    • B2 Wall Scroll of Chiyako
    • Premium Canvas Print (Chiyako)
    • B2 Wall Scroll (Chiyako Black)
    • B2 Wall Scroll (Chiyako White)
    • Set of 9 Pin Badges
    • Extra Steam Copy of Seven Days
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