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Visual Arts

株式会社ビジュアルアーツ

Company
Primary language: Japanese
a.k.a. Visual Art's, Visual Artist Office, ビジュアルアーティストオフィス
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Subsidiary: Akubi, Anigema, B Team, B Works, Bonbee!, CONCEPT, CRAFTWORK, Curott, Dress, E.G.O., Elysion, FLADY, Frill, GLOVETY, Garden, Giant Panda, H.I. design office, Hadashi Shoujo, Hamham Soft, Harvest, Hayashigumi, IMAGE CRAFT, Iris, JADE, Kamen Shoukai, Key, Kur-Mar-Ter, Lapis Lazuli, LimeLight, M-O, Mischief, Miyabi, Moe., Nord, PLAYM, PROTOTYPE, RAM, Radi, Rex, Rio, SAGA PLANETS, Sirius, Softhouse Bonbee Bonbon, Spray, Studio Mebius, Studio Orca, Studio Ring, WhitePowder, WithDrop, Words, ZERO, ZION, catwalk, g-clef, issue, mana, ocelot, otherwise, pekoe, riffraff, tone work's
Imprint: Asoberu! BD-GAME, Visual Art's Motto, Visual Art's MottoSP

Visual Arts, formerly Visual Artist Office, is a Japanese publishing company specializing in the publishing and distribution of visual novels for a large list of game developers. Visual Arts has developed the game engines their brands currently use, including the current engine, called Siglus, and older engines RealLive and AVG32. Visual Arts also handles the selling and distribution of these games. The games published are mostly for a male audience, though they also publish games targeted towards women. They are well known for the publishing of games by the studio Key such as the famous visual novels Kanon, Air, and Clannad.

[From Wikipedia]

Brief history of Visual Art's:

March 1991: Visual Artist Office is founded
Later in 1991: Softhouse Bonbee Bonbon is established
1993: AyPio is established by UYE! after leaving Softhouse Bonbee Bonbon
May 1996: AVG32 engine is released
August 1996: Name changed to Visual Art's
1997: Zero is established.
1998: I've Sound and Ram are established
July 1998: Key is established
June 1999: Kanon is released.
2001: Giant Panda and Key Sounds Label are established
September 2001: RealLive engine is released
2006: Prototype, Visual Art's Motto and pekoe are established
2007: mana and Frill are established
2010: Singer/voice actor brand voix is formed. Siglus engine is released. Angel Beats! airs on TV.
2011: Asoberu! BD-GAME, tone work's, and Visual Art's MottoSP are established.

Releases

planetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~
2011-11-3012+Planetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~Pub
2017-05-08Allplanetarian HDPub & Dev
2017-07-26Allplanetarian HDPub & Dev
2018-01-31Allplanetarian HDPub & Dev
2018-06-14AllXingzhimeng ~Planetarian~ HD editionDev
2018-11-14Allplanetarian HDPub & Dev
2021-09-03Allplanetarian Ultimate EditionPub
Hoshi no Hito ~Planetarian Side Story~
2011-11-30AllHoshi no Hito ~Planetarian Side Story~Pub
Little Busters! SS
2012-10-29AllLittle Busters!SS Vol. 01Pub
2012-12-03AllLittle Busters!SS Vol. 02Pub
2013-01-07AllLittle Busters!SS Vol. 03Pub
2013-02-12AllLittle Busters!SS Vol. 04Pub
2013-03-07AllLittle Busters!SS Vol. 05Pub
Kanon
2013-04-0412+KanonPub
AIR
2013-05-0212+AirPub
Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~
2016-07-01AllTomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~ English EditionPub
Harmonia
2016-09-23AllHarmoniaPub & Dev
2021-12-23AllHarmoniaPub & Dev
Little Busters!
2017-11-01AllLittle Busters! English EditionPub
Summer Pockets
2018-12-1717+Summer PocketsPub
2020-02-06AllSummer PocketsPub
2022-03-14AllSummer PocketsPub
LOOPERS
2021-07-2012+LOOPERSPub
2021-07-209+LOOPERSPub
TBAAllLOOPERSPub
planetarian ~Snow Globe~
2021-09-03AllPlanetarian ~Snow Globe~Pub
2021-09-03Allplanetarian Ultimate EditionPub
Kirakira Monstars
2021-11-25Kirakira MonstarsPub
LUNARiA -Virtualized Moonchild-
2022-02-243+LUNARiA -Virtualized Moonchild-Pub
2022-02-249+LUNARiA -Virtualized Moonchild-Pub
Seijo-sama wa Ikemen yori mo Undead ga suki?! ~Shirei Jutsushi toshite Imikirawareteita Otoko, Eiyuu no Musume ni Tensei shite "Iyashi no Seijo" to Naru~
2022AllSeijo-sama wa Ikemen yori mo Undead ga suki?! ~Shirei Jutsushi toshite Imikirawareteita Otoko, Eiyuu no Musume ni Tensei shite "Iyashi no Seijo" to Naru~Pub & Dev