JAST USA

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JAST USA
Genre Bishōjo games
Founders Peter Payne
Headquarters San Diego California, USA
Subsidiaries Peach Princess, G-Collections
Website jastusa.com

JAST USA is a licensor and distributor of English-language versions of Japanese video games, specifically bishōjo games, dating sims, visual novels and Japanese RPGs. It was founded in 1996, and their first game releases were Sakura Soft's Season of the Sakura and JAST's Three Sisters' Story.[1][2] It has several subsidiary brands or labels: Peach Princess, G-Collections, and JAST Densetsu.[3][4] The owner and founder of JAST USA is Peter Payne.

In addition to publishing their own games, JAST USA also acts as distributor for many titles published by MangaGamer. In the past, they have also been the US distributor for games translated by the London-based company Otaku Publishing, Ltd., such as True Love.

Games published[edit]

This list includes titles from JAST USA and all its subsidiaries.

English title Japanese title Release date Label Japanese developer
Absolute Obedience Zettai Fukujū Meirei (絶対服従命令?) December 31, 2006 Peach Princess Langmaor
Amorous Professor Cherry Binetsu Kyōshi Chieri (微熱教師ちえり?) June 31, 2008 G-Collections ZyX
Aselia the Eternal Eien no Aselia -The Spirit of Eternity Sword- (永遠のアセリア-The Spirit of Eternity Sword-?) November 4, 2011 JAST Densetsu Xuse
Bazooka Cafe Pururun Kafe (ぷるるんカフェ?) October 23, 2007 G-Collections Trabulance
Deus Machina Demonbane Zanmataisei Demonbein (斬魔大聖デモンベイン?) May 13, 2011 JAST USA Nitroplus
Enzai - Falsely Accused Enzai (冤罪?) January 31, 2006 JAST USA Langmaor
Fairy Nights Kokushi Musō (刻視夢想?) May 2000 JAST USA Four-Nine
Family Project ~Kazoku Keikaku~ Kazoku Keikaku (家族計画?) July 17, 2009 G-Collections D.O.
Figures of Happiness Shiawase no Katachi (しあわせのかたち?) March 28, 2005 G-Collections Angel Smile
Hanachirasu Hanachirasu (刃鳴散らす?) TBA JAST USA Nitroplus
Hentai Anime Poker May 1999[5]
Kikokugai: The Cyber Slayer[6] TBA JAST USA Nitroplus
Legend of Fairies Shikigami Denshō (式神伝承?) May 2000 JAST USA Four-Nine
Lightning Warrior Raidy Ikazuchi no Senshi Raidy ~Haja no Raikō~ (雷の戦士ライディ ~破邪の雷光~?) May 13, 2008 G-Collections ZyX
Lightning Warrior Raidy II: ~Temple Of Desire~ Ikazuchi no Senshi Raidy II ~Jain no Shinden~ (雷の戦士ライディII ~邪淫の神殿~?) June 29, 2010 G-Collections ZyX
May Club Mei Kurabu (五月倶楽部?) May 1999[7] JAST USA Desire
Moero Downhill Night Moero Downhill Night -Tōge Saisoku Densetsu- (萌えろダウンヒルナイト -峠最速伝説-?) November 9, 2009 Peach Princess TOP
Moero Downhill Night 2 (萌えろDownhill Night 2?) June 29, 2010 Peach Princess TOP
Moero Downhill Night BLAZE December 3, 2012 Peach Princess TOP
My Girlfriend is the President Osananajimi wa Daitōryō: My Girlfriend is the President. (幼なじみは大統領 My girlfriend is the PRESIDENT.?) December 26, 2011 JAST Densetsu Alcot
My Girlfriend is the President Fandisc Osananajimi wa Daitōryō: My Girlfriend is the President Fandisc. (幼なじみは大統領 My girlfriend is the PRESIDENT Fandisc.?) July 4, 2014 JAST Densetsu Alcot
Outlaw Django[6] Zoku Satsuriku no Django -Jigoku no Shōkinkubi- (続・殺戮のジャンゴ ─地獄の賞金首─?) TBA JAST USA Nitroplus
Nocturnal Illusion Mugen Yasōkyoku (夢幻夜想曲?) 1997 JAST USA Apricot
Pretty Soldier Wars A.D. 2048.[2] Yōjū Senki A.D. 2048 (妖獣戦記A.D.2048?) July 20, 2007 Peach Princess D.O.
Princess Waltz[2] December 2, 2008 Peach Princess Pulltop
Runaway City[2] Meisō Toshi (迷走都市?) 1998 JAST USA JAST
The Song of Saya ~ Saya no Uta[6] Saya No Uta (沙耶の唄?) 2013 JAST USA Nitroplus
Season of the Sakura Sakura no Kisetsu (さくらの季節?) 1996 JAST USA JAST
Seinarukana Seinarukana (聖なるかな?) TBA JAST Densetsu Xuse
School Days HQ (School Days HQ?) June 28, 2012 JAST Densetsu 0verflow
Snow Sakura[2] Yukizakura (雪桜?) December 13, 2007 G-Collections D.O.
Starless[8] (STARLESS?) TBA Peach Princess Empress
Steins;Gate March 31, 2014 JAST USA Nitroplus, 5pb.
Sumaga[6] Sumaga (スマガ?) TBA JAST USA Nitroplus
Three Sisters' Story Sanshimai (三姉妹?) 1999 JAST USA JAST
Transfer Student MonMon Gakuen ~ten-ko-sei~ (もんもん学園~ten・ko・sei~?) 2000[9] JAST USA JAST
Trample on Schatten!![10] Trample on "Schatten!!" ~Kagefumi no Uta~ (Trample on "Schatten!!" ~かげふみのうた~?) TBA JAST USA Tail Wind
X Change 3 July 18, 2006 Peach Princess Crowd
Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative (いんやん えっくすちぇんじ おるたなてぃぶ?) December 15, 2006 Peach Princess Crowd
Yukkuri Panic: Escalation Yūkuri Panikku Esukarēshon (ゆーくりパニック エスカレーション?) June 30, 2011 Peach Princess Rolling Star
Yumina the Ethereal[11] Kikōyoku Senki Tenkū no Yumina (輝光翼戦記 天空のユミナ?) 2013 JAST Densetsu Eternal
Yume Miru Kusuri:: A Drug That Makes You Dream[2] Yume Miru Kusuri (ユメミルクスリ?) April 25, 2007 Peach Princess rúf

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JAST USA product page". Archived from the original on 1998-01-23. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Jursudakul, James (2007-06-30). "JAST USA English Dating-Sims Panel (18+) Complete Transcript". Advanced Media, Inc. Retrieved 2013-03-12. 
  3. ^ ""Densetsu" Joins JAST USA Brand Group". JAST USA. 2011-02-28. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  4. ^ "AX 2006: Interview w/ Peter Payne, Head of Peach Princess", Advanced Media Network, July 4, 2006.
  5. ^ JAST USA. "Hentai Anime Poker". Archived from the original on 1999-05-08. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  6. ^ a b c d Tolentino, Josh (2011-07-24). "AX 11: JAST USA has many releases, plus Nitroplus games!". Japanator. Retrieved 2013-03-12. 
  7. ^ JAST USA. "May Club". Archived from the original on 1999-04-22. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  8. ^ "Pre-AX Roundup: Coming Attractions". JAST USA. 2011-06-27. Retrieved 2013-03-12. 
  9. ^ JAST USA. "Transfer Student". Archived from the original on 2000-06-04. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  10. ^ "New Game – Trample on Schatten!!". JAST USA. 2012-06-30. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  11. ^ "JAST USA License Tenkuu no Yumina". Siliconera. 2010-07-04. Retrieved 2013-03-12.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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