Nekoparaiten smartphone game also revealed
Sekai Project revealed at its Anime Expo panel on Thursday that it has licensed the Nekopara Vol. 4: Neko to Patisserie no Noel game. Neko Works just announced the game on June 28.
Yostar Games also announced on Friday that it is developing a smartphone game for the franchise titled Nekoparaiten. Yostar Games is streaming a trailer for the game.
Sekai Project released the Nekopara Vol. 1 visual novel on PC via Steam in December 2014. The company also released the Nekopara Vol. 0 fandisc prequel on PC in August 2015, and the Nekopara Vol. 2 game in February 2016. Neko Works released Nekopara Vol. 3 in Japan in May 2017, and Sekai Project released the game on Steam in English on the same day. Nekopara Vol. 3 released for the PS4 and Switch in Japan and the West on June 27.
The three games have since been ported to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
Sekai Project previously ran a Kickstarter campaign in 2017 to fund an original video anime (OVA) based on the game franchise. The OVA launched on Steam in December 2017. The Kickstarter campaign also funded a 12-minute OVA of the prequel game as a stretch goal.
Thanks to Luis Delgado for the Nekoparaiten news tip.
Sources: Email correspondence, Nekoparaiten’s Twitter account via Gematsu