Publisher Sekai Project just released their retranslation of FAVORITE‘s Hoshizora no Memoria -Wish upon a Shooting Star- today!
This game is now available as an all-ages release on Steam. You can play the uncensored version through a patch available on Denpasoft.
Denpasoft recently released a new patch to fix a a script desync, so please grab the updated zip file below!
Hoshizora no Memoria is a visual novel made by FAVORITE. They are most known for works such as Irotoridori no Sekai (which will get a translation by NekoNyan) and AstralAir no Shiroki Towa, as well as its fandisc.
The game was originally released in 2009; the next year, the fandisc was released. After 8 years, it was finally available for download.
In 2019, FAVORITE announced the Hoshizora no Memoria HD -Shooting Star & Eternal Heart Anniversary BOX-. It contains remasters of both the main game and its fandisc and newly drawn CGs (instead of enlarging them). Chinami‘s voice can be switched between her original VA and her -Eternal Heart- VA too.
Meet Kogasaka You and his little sister, Chinami, both of whom after the sudden death of their mother, are set to leave the city to go back to their childhood hometown to live with their aunt, Shino. Initially leaving their hometown of Hibarigasaki was difficult for You, as he was close friends with a girl who he saw nearly every day after school at the local town lookout. When she discovered that You would be leaving the town, she made him promise to return to marry her and left him with simply a kiss on the forehead to remember her by.
Once You returns to his hometown, he searches for that childhood friend, only to find his previous meet-up location is now fenced-off and abandoned. While out searching, he instead stumbles on a mysterious girl named Mare who carries a scythe and claims to be a Grim Reaper. Now back in his hometown, You starts to rebuild his life, making friends and continuing his search for the girl he made a promise to. Will he eventually find his promised love? Who is this mysterious girl and why does she seem so familiar?Steam
Hoshizora no Memoria was translated by Sekai Project as the kickstarter started on November 17th 2017 as a beta version. Later on, the game got officially released on December 18th 2017 on Steam in censored version and you can use R18 patch from Denpasoft to get more content.
On July 26th 2019, Sekai Project publish the new translation for official release. It’s available since November 17th 2017 for backers of the Kickstarter crowdfunding project.
Soon after, during KuroCon in July 2020, Sekai Project announced the release of Hoshizora to Memoria‘s HD version as a free update with the retranslation and more details, all available on their kickstarter page.
On July 11th 2020, Sekai Project updated their kickstarter blog:
We’re also aware that some would prefer the 4:3 version and we will keep those as separate downloads or branches on Steam/other platforms. However we will not offer this for physical copies.Kickstarter
We will also be skipping the 4:3 version of Eternal Heart and go right in to working with the HD version.
After 3 years of development, Sekai Project announced the release of Hoshizora no Memoria‘s HD version with the retranslation, on July 27th, 2023. Some time after, Sekai Project announced the game would officially release on Steam on July 31st 2023. As previously mentioned, you’ll need the R18 patch on Denpasoft to unlock more content.
In the future, Sekai Project will release Hoshizora no Memoria -Wish upon a Shooting Star- Complete Box and the Deluxe Box Set.
As for the Deluxe Box Set, it will contain the new translation, for those who pledged at least $90 on the Kickstarter campaign. This set comes with a game disc and the soundtrack CD.
As for the Complete Box, it too will contain the new translation and will be available as a $60 add-on on a Kickstarter campaign.
The Complete Box includes:
- Hoshizora no Memoria -Wish upon a shooting star- game disc
- Hoshizora no Memoria -Wish upon a shooting star- OST CD
- Hoshizora no Memoria -Eternal Heart- game disc
- Hoshizora no Memoria -Eternal Heart- drama CD
- Postcard set
Sekai Project has released Hoshizora no Memoria -Eternal Heart-, a fandisc version of the first game. It contains additional story routes as a sequel to complete the Yume and Mare routes of Hoshizora no Memoria, as well as an additional side story for the other heroines of the game.
On Hoshizora no Memoria kickstarter blog, Sekai Project said that they would skip the 4:3 version of Eternal Heart and go right into working with the HD version.
After less than 3 years of developing, Sekai Project released the HD version of the fandisc for Steam on November 18th 2022. You’ll be able to unlock the censored content through the R18 patch on Denpasoft.
In fact, most players found it weird that Sekai Project released its fandisc before the main game, since they’d have to wait for the main game to get the main experience.
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