Following the announcement of its English release late last week, publisher PQube has announced it will release the Extend-developed otome visual novel Bustafellows for Switch and PC via Steam in 2021 in the west.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
Arrive in New Sieg, a beautiful fictional town. Step into the shoes of a strong, smart and gifted journalist in this romantic adventure. You play the part of a young woman with the ability to leap in the past for a very short period in the bodies of others, which you use for data collection and helping people. After witnessing the murder of a crooked lawyer—she goes back in time in an attempt to save him. Thus, the journey begins as our protagonist goes back in time in the body of another person and tries to warn Limbo. It’s up to you to figure out how to save him!
- Unravel mysteries and solve puzzles.
- Take the lead and choose your destiny.
- Romance five dangerous fellows, each with an unlockable side story.
- Unlock different endings.
- Experience a unique interactive gameplay.
- Meet guests characters from Side Kicks!
- Navigate through gorgeous visuals and polished animations.
- Listen to a complete Japanese voice cast, including KENN, Yoshimasa Hosoya, and more.
Will all routes lead to romance? Which happy ending awaits you? Play to find out!
- Teuta (name can be changed) – The protagonist. A 21 years-old freelance journalist working in New Sieg. She witnessed the murder of her brother when she was younger and became a reporter for to serve justice. She has a mysterious ability that allows her to leap in the past for a very short period in the bodies of others and uses it to help people and collect data. She is a bright and cheerful woman with a positive personality. Although she is a reporter, she is not skilled at taking pictures.
- Limbo Fitzgerald – A crooked lawyer. A 27 years-old Lawyer. Limbo is known for advocating in court for even the toughest criminals. Although he is called a crooked lawyer, he is extremely skilled, and he is popular in the city and is seen as a hero. He abides by the law in his own standards and serves justice. Born into an extremely wealthy family, Limbo is soft-hearted.
- Shu – A hitman that silently eliminates hitmen. He is 28 years old. Shu is a heavy smoker who makes a living as a bounty killer by eliminating other hitmen. He is a top-class martial artist and specialized in long-range sniping. Best sniper in town, he has no other goals in life apart from executing those on the list left behind by his foster parents and mentor.
- Helvetica – A specialist at changing his appearance. A 26 years-old plastic surgeon. Popular in New Sieg, he loves beautiful things and constantly rates passer-by women based on their looks. Highly confident in his skills, he believes that people can be reborn by changing their natural features.
- Mozu – An autopsy specialist. At only 25 years old, Mozu is the chief of the autopsy department and work with the police forces. He is often misunderstood as apathetic and indifferent towards others. His way of thinking is usually from a medical point of view, which sometimes creates unexpectedly fun situations. Mozu talks to corpses and it is rumored that he dissects animals as a hobby. He likes riding bicycles.
- Scarecrow – A self-proclaimed underground boss. A 22 years-old cyber-geek and computer hacker who is famous on the internet for hacking, money laundering, stealing, etc. Thanks to his abilities and connections, he is a self-proclaimed underground boss.