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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Eroge Bus Episode 36 - Steins;Gate

With the help of guest Matty we plunge into the world of Steins;Gate and review and discuss in depth this well made all ages visual novel.

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Show Notes:

00:00 Opening - Cosmic Gate - I Feel Wonderful

01:38 Intro and stuff

14:12 Break - Island Days OP

15:56 News:
May 23rd: News Briefs
June 1st: News Briefs
June 13th: News Briefs

50:01 Break - Steins;Gate OP

51:53 Steins;Gate Review (Spoiler free)

68:10 Break - Tutturu

69:08 Steins;Gate discussion (SPOILERS)

105:14 Break - Koinaka OP

106:33 Upcoming Games:

127:56 Ending - Kanashimi no Mukou e

Friday, May 23, 2014

Eroge Bus Episode 35 - Ecchi Mery

This month I invited Kommodore, a translator for Circle Anagura and Sekai Project to talk about the translation scene, life in Japan, and the Ecchi Mery crowd funder

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Show Notes:

00:00 Opening - Cosmic Gate - I Feel Wonderful

01:38 Intro and stuff

16:35 Break - Eiyuu Senki OP

18:20 News:
April 27th: News Briefs
April 27th: Survival/Romance Visual Novel "Island Days" CG Previewed
April 28th: "Clannad" Heads to PS Vita in Japan This Summer
April 28th: "Le Fruit De La Grisaia" Anime Staff Listed
May 2nd: Turn Your Steins;Gate Fanart Into An Official T-shirt
May 3rd: ufotable Unveils Fate/Stay Night Tokushima Awa Dance Festival Posters
May 3rd: News Briefs
May 6th: TENCO & 5pb.'s Eiyuu Senki PS3 Tactical RPG Heads West
May 7th: Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Launch Trailer Posted
May 7th: 1st World End Economica Episode by Spice & Wolf's Hasekura Now on Steam
May 8th: Fate/stay night's 2nd Promo Video by ufotable Streamed
May 9th: Fate/stay night's Machi Asobi Special Demo Video by ufotable Posted
May 9th: Really? Really! Available for Pre-Orders
May 10th: Fate/hollow ataraxia Slated for Vita on November 27
May 10th: News Briefs
  • 3DS ‘love survival’ game Island Days has been delayed to July 3rd
May 12th: Imōto Paradise! 2 Manga to Be Restricted as 'Unhealthy' in Tokyo
May 12th: Super Sonico 3DS Game Delayed in Japan Until July 31
May 14th: Adult PC Game "Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai" Gets TV Anime in October
May 14th: "Fault Milestone One" Visual Novel Headed to Steam
May 15th: Minami Kuribayashi, Yumeha Kōda Sing Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! Themes
May 16th: Mangagamer Announces Sakura Spirit
May 17th: Mangagamer Announces Royal Guard Melissa
May 17th: The Time That Sonico Cosplayed as Chaika
May 17th: News Briefs
May 19th: Chaos;Head Dual PS Vita Game Listed by Retailer
May 20th: Chaos;Head PS Vita to Have Both NoaH & Love Chu Chu!

46:04 Break - Happyness! Emotion OP

47:29 Interview with Kommodore

127:43 Break - Sakigake Generation OP

129:28 Upcoming Games:

Your Diary +H by CUBE

Houkago no Futekikakusha by NostalgicCord

Majo Koi Nikki by Qoobrand

Chou Saiminjutsu Gakuen by C: Drive

Ai Shimai IV Kuyashikute Kimochi Yokatta Nante Ienai by Silky’s

Happiness! Emotion by Windmill Oasis

Saiminjutsu Re by Fudegaki Soft

Oshirikko Venus 2 by Apricot Cherry

Sakigake ⇒ Generation! by Clochette

Haruka Kanata by Sorahane

Golden Marriage by Ensamble

Crimson Lunatics

150:31 Ending - Kanashimi no Mukou e

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Eroge Bus Episode 34 - Leaf Primer

So Leaf was an important player in the eroge industry. This month, I invited Jon "FattyJanai" to discuss Aquaplus/Leaf and their contributions to the industry.

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Show Notes:
00:00 Opening - Cosmic Gate - I Feel Wonderful

01:36 Intro and stuff

09:49 Break - Juukishi Cutie Bullet OP (RIP in Pepperonis EFFORDOM SOFT)

11:29 News:
March 24th: Fate/Stay Night Anime Remake's Cast, Staff Revealed
March 28th: News Briefs
  • LOSE’s Monobeno is being ported over to the PSV as Monobeno -pure smile- this fall
  • GSC has a nendoroid Rin (Fate) coming out in July for ¥3611
March 29th: Super Sonico 3DS Idol-Producing Game's New Video Previews Opening
March 30th: Taito Has a New Super Sonico Figure
March 31st: Angel Beats 1st beat Game Delayed Until Further Notice
April 1st: Summary of Various April Fool's Jokes
April 1st: The Time That Sonico Became a Mahou Shoujo
April 1st: "Steins;Gate" English Subtitled Ads
April 2nd: Steins;Gate Is Available Now!
April 3rd: Duralumin-Made "Fate/stay night" iPhone 5/5s Cases Offered in Japan
April 3rd: "Fate/flower shower" 10th Anniversary CLAMP Prize Art Previewed
April 4th: Muv Luv: photonflowers* PS3 Game's Video Previews Opening
April 5th: News Briefs
  • Angel Note best collection vol. 10 “To the Brilliant Future” (May 2nd)
  • Hello Lady! OST (May 23rd)
  • “Duca Works Best2″ (May 28th)
  • Griffon’s 1/7 scale figure of Super Sonico bikini & sofa ver. (black colour) out in May for ¥9400
  • VERTEX also has a 1/8 scale figure of Tears to Tiara II‘s Tart (June, ¥12,960)
April 6th: Nitro+'s Boys-Love Game DRAMAtical Murder Gets Non-PC Release
April 8th: "Fate/hollow ataraxia" PS Vita Port to Feature Tower Defense Game
April 8th: White Album 2 ~introductory chapter~ translation complete
April 11th: News Briefs
  • ALICESOFT is remaking their 2002 title Beat Angel Escalayer Reboot
  • OST and visual fan book for Noesis’ Love es M will both be coming out on May 9th
  • GSC – nendoroid Gilgamesh (Fate, August, ¥4444)
  • WAVE – 1/10 scale Super Sonico beach queens ver. (September, ¥6000)
  • WING – 1/7 scale Muramasa (Muramasa, August, ¥11,800)
April 13th: A+'s Super Pochaco Beer Girl Version Is Up for Pre-Order
April 13th: Help with the translation of this doujin H-RPG
April 14th: Chiwa Saito Joins 2nd Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Season
April 15th: Key's Rewrite Visual Novel PSP Opening Movie Streamed
April 17th: Super Sonico: Young Tomboy Ver. Figure Goes on Sale
April 18th: Saber and Sonico Team Up in Collaboration Tapestry
April 18th: News Briefs
  • EffordomSoft has folded
April 20th: Steins;Gate: Mugen Enten no Arc Light Drama CD Gets Manga
April 20th: "Fate/stay night" Archer Figma Goes On Sale
April 25th: Super Sonico 3DS Idol-Producing Game Delayed Until Further Notice
April 25th: Lapis Gunner Announcement and Pre-Orders
April 25th: Milles ~Knight of Anal Tyranny~ Released

38:30 Break - Magical Antique OP

40:28 Aquaplus/Leaf Primer

88:02 Break - Tenbin no LEA DEA ~Ikusa Megami MEMORIA~ OP

111:45 Upcoming Games:
D.C. III P.P. ~Da Capo III Platinum Partner~ by Circus

Sora Tobu Hitsuji to Manatsu no Hana -When Girls Wish Upon A Star.- by Navel Honeybell

Pretty x Cation by Hibiki Works

Rance IX: Helman Kakumei by Alicesoft

Tenbin no La DEA. ~Ikusa Megami MEMORIA~ by Eushully

Natsu Koi High Pressure by SMILE

Racial Merge by AXL

Demonion 2 ~Maou to Sannin no Joou~ by Astronauts: Sirius

Umisora no Fragments by Rootnuko

Kuro no Kyoushitsu by Bishop

Love Sweets by Moonstone

112:45 Ending - Kanashimi no Mukou e

Guest Spot: G-Nitro's Happy Hour Episode 3

I was featured on the 2014 Spring anime preview episode of G-Nitro's Happy Hour where the panel discussed ten of the best series this spring season. Check it out

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Eroge Bus Episode 33 - DearDrops

This episode features a review and discussion of DEARDROPS with returning guest, Justin Yeh

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Show Notes:

00:00 Opening - Cosmic Gate - I Feel Wonderful

01:35 Intro and stuff


11:36 News:

February 25th: 5pb.: No Steins; Gate: Hiyoku Renri no Darling Anime Plans
February 26th: Discotek Licenses School Days, Magical Heart Kokoro-chan
February 28th: Motto! SoniComi PS3 Game's Opening Video, Gameplay Videos Streamed
February 28th: News Briefs
  • Collection of Rakko’s artwork will be on shelves on March 31st. Includes works for HOOKSOFT.
  • Hanayome to Maou OST will come out on the same day as the game from Escu:de, June 27th
  • Debonosu is making a 2-disc vocal collection. The first volume comes on April 25th
  • August’s Eustia and TYPE MOON’s Fate/hollow ataraxia are being ported over to the PSV
  • FlyingShine’s CROSS†CHANNEL will be out on the PS3/PSV on June 26th
  • PSP port for Rewrite is scheduled for April 17th
  • BEAT – 1/6 scale Sasara pool sukumizu/white sukumizu ver. (TH2, June, ¥8800)
  • Max Factory – figma Hazuki (Toushin Toshi, June, ¥3704)
  • February 28th: Chou Dengeki Stryker & Tick Tack Open For Pre-Orders

March 2nd: Girls' Dating Sim Transforms You Into a Doll
March 6th: ufotable Offers Little Busters Cafe & Dining
March 7th: Motto! SoniComi Game's TV Commercial Previews Game Modes
March 8th: News Briefs
  • DreamParty Tokyo 2014 spring has been cancelled due to lack of exhibitors
  • Majikoi A-3 vocal CD will be on shelves on March 28th, while Re;Lord‘s OST will come out on the same day as the Escu:de game, May 30th
  • There’s a 1/5 scale figure coming out this June from Amie-Grand for Muramasa from Nitro’s Muramasa
March 10th: Latest "Angel Beats!" Visual Novel CG Previews
March 11th: Robotics;Notes to Add New Animated Scenes on Vita
March 11th: cLayz Schedules New "Squid Girl" Figure and Previews "Fate / EXTRA CCC" Saber
March 13th: Ufotable Celebrates White Day With the Men of "Fate/zero"
March 14th: Robotics;Notes Elite PS Vita Port's Opening Movie Posted
March 14th: TYPE-MOON "Fire Girl" Light Novel Ad
March 14th: News Briefs
  • official visual fan book for the Walkure Romanze anime will be on shelves May 3rd
  • HOOKSOFT will be releasing the MeltyMoment OST on April 25th
  • PSV on June 26th: Aiyoku no Eustia Angel’s blessing and ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE
  • WING’s latest Super Sonico figure, Rock ‘n’ roll ☆ Valentine, is actually not bad. The 1/6 scale figure comes out in August for ¥12,744.
March 17th: 2nd Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Season's 1st Promo Streamed
March 17th: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya for 3DS Delayed Until July
March 17th: I/O English Release
March 17th: "Sonico" Anime Bonus Art Provided by Yupin, Namori, Marushin and Tsuji Santa
March 18th: Muv Luv: photonflowers* for PS3 Previewed in Video
March 18th: Medicom Announces Real Action Hero Saber Lily
March 20th: Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Game Slated for U.S. on May 6
March 21st: Mangagamer Announces Bokuten – Why I Became an Angel
March 22nd: Nitro+Chiral Game "DRAMAtical Murder" Gets Anime
March 22nd: News Briefs
  • Moeoh Selection karory illustration collection “Karorful a la carte” will be on shelves on March 27th for ¥3600.
  • There will also be another karory illustration collection coming in July.
  • ARIELWAVE’s 2-CD vocal collection will feature 23 full-size eroge OPs and EDs. It comes on April 25th for ¥3780.
  • The MeltyMoment OST will also come out on the same day for ¥3000.
March 24th: Fate/Stay Night Anime Remake's Cast, Staff Revealed
March 24th: Latest Ufotable "Fate/stay night" Anime Visual

36:12 Break - DEARDROPS OP

37:46 Review of DEARDROPS

60:48 Break - My dear stardust

62:07 Discussion of DEARDROPS (Spoilers!)

110:10 Break - Eiyuu*Senki GOLD OP

111:45 Upcoming Games:
Juukishi Cutie ☆ Bullet by Effordom Soft

Eiyuu*Senki GOLD by TENCO

Koisuru Natsu no Last Resort by Pulltop Latte

Kunoichi ga Gotoku -Nugase! Bakunyuu Ninjas!- by Gyunyuu Sensha

Endless Dungeon by Rosebleu

Hello Lady! by Akatsuki Works

Doko no Donata no Kanjou Root by ad:lib

Clover Day's by Alcot

Alia's Carnival! by Nanawind

Baldr Sky "Zero" 2 by Giga

Love Love Life ~Ojou-sama 7nin to Love Love Harem Seikatsu~ by Skyfish & Pajamas Soft

Friday, February 28, 2014

Eroge Bus Episode 32 - Valkyrie Svia

In this February episode, we are joined by Justin to discuss and review Valkyrie Svia.

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Show Notes:

00:00 Opening - Cosmic Gate - I Feel Wonderful

01:36 Intro and stuff

7:02 Break - Motto Nee, Chanto Shiyou yo! OP

9:15 News:
January 30th: Latest Ufotable "Fate/stay night" Anime Visual
February 2nd: Full-Voicing Confirmed for Fate/hollow ataraxia on PS Vita
February 2nd: News Briefs
  • Moteyaba and Magical Marriage Lunatics!! visual fan books out on February 27th
  • 1/2 summer drama CD, as well as the Glacé OP available for order from their webshop
  • Innocent Girl OST is released
  • WA2 anime vocal collection will be out on March 26th
  • Koisuru Natsu no Last Resort OST will be bundled with an append disc “Sweetest Summer”, out March 28th
  • FREEing – 1/8 scale Saber Alter yukata ver. (Fate, June, ¥8800)
  • FREEing – 1/8 scale Tamaki yukata ver. (TH2, May, ¥9800)
  • Kaitendoh – 1/8 scale Drake swimsuit ver. repaint(Eiyuu Senki GOLD, April, ¥8100)
February 4th: Get Chatty with FuRyu's New Sonico Figure
February 5th: Super Sonico Character Designer Previews Rock'n Roll Valentine Figure
February 7th: New Releases From 07th Expansion!
February 7th: News Briefs
  • Motto Nee, Chanto Shiyou yo! +Plus PSP/PSV adaptation has been set for May 29th.
February 9th: We Without Wings PS3/Vita Ports Delayed 1 Month
February 10th: SoniComi Game Offers Danganronpa Costumes
February 13th: Super Sonico Spreads the Valentine's Love
February 14th: Steins;Gate Golden Master, And Other News
February 15th: Fate/Zero's Aoki Helms Nitro+ & Urobuchi's Aldnoah.Zero TV Anime
February 15th: News Briefs
  • Clochette’s OP Song Collection will be on shelves on February 28th 
  • Orchid Seed 1/5 scale Sonicomi package ver. -Berry!- will be out in June for ¥11,429
February 17th: Koihime Musō's Arcade Fighting Game Previewed in Video
February 17th: Steins;Gate PC Game's English Trailer Posted
February 18th: "Robotics;Notes" Frau Koujiro Figure Programmed For Summer
February 21st: Steins;Gate Spinoff Linked to TV Anime Song Announcement
February 21st: Go Go Nippon Officially on Steam!
February 21st: Ultimate Boob Wars Now on Sale!6
February 22nd: News Briefs
  • CUBE is reverse porting your diary +H back to the PC. It includes the new heroines Hotori, Natsuki and Kaho, and will be out on May 30th
  • Cocoro@Function! visual fan book will be on shelves on March 18th
  • PS3 release Muv-luv photoflowers* on April 24th
  • PSV port for Eiyuu*Senki has been set for May 29th
  • SkyTube – 1/6 scale Nozomi (Genmukan, July, ¥10,800)
  • WAVE – 1/10 scale Caster (Fate/EXTRA CCC, September, ¥5600)
  • WAVE – 1/10 scale Celia (Walroma, September, ¥4600)
  • WAVE - 1/10 scale Saber red edition(Fate/EXTRA, September, ¥4400)
31:26 Break - Valkyrie Svia menu music

32:14 Review and Discussion of Valkyrie Svia

50:38 Break - Hapymaher -Fragmentation Dream- OP

52:46 Upcoming Games:
Koisuru Shimai no Sextet by PeasSoft

Hapymaher -Fragmentation Dream- by Purple Software

Baka Moe Heart ni Ai wo Komete! by Praline

Soushuu Senshinkan Gakuen Hachimyoujin by light

Shoujo Kyouiku by Tanuki Soft

Koishiki Manual by GLace

Saimin Class ~Joshi Zenin, Shiranai Uchi ni Ninshin Shitemashita~ by OLE-M

Otonari Koi Sensou! by Sugar House

Koisuru Doll to Omoi no Kiseki ~Poupee de Souhaits~ by Sugar Pot

Innocent Girl by Front Wing

67:21 Ending - Kanashimi no Mukou e