Fruitbat Factory in cooperation with TOKYOTOON are announcing that "The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart", one of the most loved recent visual novels in Japan, is to be released worldwide on Steam on June 17.

The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart Japanese visual novel to get a worldwide Steam release on June 17th

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Further, a free demo for The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart is now available to play on Steam!

The game initially came out in Japan in 2016, and then received an anime adaptation in 2017, followed by the releases of related merchandise such as a manga series, music CDs, etc. The game has been collecting worldwide attention by appearing in numerous game/anime events held not only in Japan, but also in other countries.

The Steam version of the game will support English and Japanese, and later Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese, and can be played with simultaneous text display in 2 languages of your choice.

The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart

The game will be available along with a digital artbook, an OST, and a vocal song album, each of which will expand the game’s story.

About "The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart"
The visual novel was originally released in Japan in 2016, under the Japanese title of "Nora to Oujo to Noraneko Heart", or "Noratoto" in short. It gained huge popularity on account of its multiple-ending story full of witty dialogue between the charming heroines, the protagonist Nora who has been turned into a black cat, and many other characters. In 2017, an anime adaptation for the game was aired throughout Japan and worldwide via Crunchyroll, and the sequel to the game, "The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart 2," was awarded as the users' favorite visual novel in the Moe Game Award 2017, and went on to become the best-selling visual novel in Japan. The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart has also been released in Japan on PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.


Title: The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart Steam Version
Platform: Steam
Available in: All countries and regions
Price: $19.99
Genre: Visual Novel
Languages: English / Japanese (with Simplified Japanese / Traditional Chinese coming soon)
International Official Site:
Steam Store Page:

Fruitbat Factory is co-publishing the game and is in charge of the English language user support.

Screenshots and the opening movie for The Princess, the Stray Cat, and Matters of the Heart can be seen on the the game’s Steam page. An official Discord server has also been set up for the game, and Fruitbat Factory and TOKYOTOON welcome fans to join it.

For more information, business inquiries and to be included in the press release and review mailing lists, contact Fruitbat Factory at [email protected].

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd
English version developer (Homepage, BlogTwitterFacebookDiscord & Youtube)
Fruitbat Factory is an independent localisation house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese games to English-speaking audiences.


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