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  • Press Release: Da Capo in English from MangaGamer

    January 23rd, 2009, by zalas in Press Release, Tidbits

    Here is the official press release for MangaGamer’s English release of Da Capo:


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Digital Download Of Da Capo in English Available Worldwide Exclusively At MangaGamer
    Renowned Bishoujo Game Available Today via Digital Download

    January 23, 2009. MangaGamer.com is pleased to announce the digital release of Da Capo, the signature title of Circus. In this traditional adventure game, the player plays the role of Junichi Asakura, a 3rd year student at Kazami Academy on Hatsune Island where cherry blossoms are in bloom all year long. In such mystical island, Junichi spends his Spring school life with many girls such as his kind stepsister, Nemu Asakura, school idol Kotori Shirakawa, and his clingy childhood friend, Sakura Yoshino.

    Da Capo will be available in English for the first time since its initial release in 2002.

    ABOUT MANGAGAMER
    MangaGamer is Manga International B.V.’s digital download store (http://www.mangagamer.com). Launched in July 2008, MangaGamer offers popular Bishoujo Games from Japan to consumers around the world, conveniently downloadable from their home. MangaGamer’s roster of leading Bishoujo Game publishers includes Circus and OVERDRIVE

    ABOUT MANGA INTERNATIONAL B.V.
    Headquartered in the Netherlands, Manga International B.V. operates the world’s first online Bishoujo Game download store.

    ABOUT CIRCUS
    Located in Saitama, Japan, Circus is a leading developer and publisher of Bishoujo Games for personal computers. Their signature titles include Da Capo and Suika. (More information about Circus’s games can be found at www.mangagamer.com.)

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    For further information contact:
    MangaGamer
    info@manga-corp.com

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    Da Capo
    Manufacturer: Circus
    Genre: Adventure
    OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista
    Rating: 18 and over
    Text Language: English
    Voice Language: Japanese
    Price: 49.95 EUR

    Required/Recommended Specification
    Required CPU: Pentium II 300MHz
    Recommended CPU: Pentium III 600MHz
    Required Memory: 96MB
    Recommended Memory: 128MB
    Required Resolution: 800×600
    Required Colors: 24bit colors
    Required HDD Free Space: 600MB
    Recommended HDD Free Space: 1.3GB

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  • A Da Capo for Da Capo from MangaGamer

    January 23rd, 2009, by zalas in Release, Translation

    MangaGamer has now made Da Capo available to customers again after removing it from distribution due to its accidental release before a final quality check. An updated 799MiB download is available to both new customers and customers who purchased the original game.

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  • MangaGamer pulls Da Capo for bug fix

    December 26th, 2008, by zalas in Translation

    According to MangaGamer’s website, they have discovered a bug in the release and is halting distribution of this product temporarily, with a rerelease date of January 20, 2009. It looks like customers who have bought the game can still download it, but it is no longer available to new customers.

    UPDATE: According to a post on MangaGamer’s forums, Da Capo wasn’t supposed to be released on Christmas and was supposed to undergo a final quality check. Supposedly, much of MangaGamer is run by volunteers from the Japanese game companies, who have been very busy preparing for Comiket and may have forgotten to update the date before the website automatically enabled Da Capo for sales.

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  • MangaGamer releases Da Capo for Christmas

    December 25th, 2008, by zalas in Release, Translation

    MangaGamer released an English localisation of CIRCUS’s romance adventure game Da Capo today. The game is available as an 800MB download for 49.95 euros and requires activation, as usual. The quality of the English script has substantially increased since the days of Edelweiss, and strangely, the entire game has been ported to Buriko General Interpreter/Ethornell from CIRCUS’s own engine.

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  • MangaGamer pushes back game releases

    August 7th, 2008, by zalas in Translation

    According to MangaGamer’s website, releases for all their upcoming games have been pushed back. Of note, Da Capo has been pushed back to mid-October and Suika has been pushed back to the beginning of December. Possible reasons for these delays may lie in their interest in producing a better script and their solicitation of proofreaders. However, they may simply be swamped with too much work at the moment.

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