Cat Girl Alliance Localization Notes

December 10th, 2009
Work in Progress

We’ve just finished putting the finishing touches on the post-production of Cat Girl Alliance, so we’d like to take a moment to go over the decisions behind how we handled the game content so fans are aware what they’re getting into before the game ships (golden master is just around the corner – stay tuned!). We’ll start with the summary:

1. No changes or omissions were made to the game’s graphics, which are uncensored.

2. All of the scenes present in the original game are preserved in the G-Collections release.

3. No significant elements of the text were altered; changes, where made, were made for reasons of style, clarity, and context.

Graphics Notes

English text was inserted in place of Japanese text in one image.

All event CG images were uncensored (mosaic removed) to display the original artistic rendering of each image.

Scene Notes

All scenes from the original game remain intact.

Text Notes

For Flow
Editorial decisions were made by the translator to omit some redundant lines for better flow of the text. We reviewed these decisions and agreed that they had merit and preserved the meaning of the original, so we opted to leave these lines out. No content of any substance was removed or changed in this process.

For Context
As with all titles we release, the Cat Girl Alliance text was reviewed to ensure that all aspects of the game conform to our standards of quality and the requirements of localization for the American and international markets. In Cat Girl Alliance, this consisted exclusively of clarification of vague or absent descriptive elements of the story (character ages, academic positions, and a few others).

Note that there are one or two points in the game where the spoken lines are at odds with the image being displayed on screen; while technically in error, in these cases we have kept the discrepancy intact. You can blame us (or thank us) when you find these little easter eggs, but please note that we’re just the messengers. ^^

We hope this will help make the purchasing decision a little easier for those who’ve been on the fence about this fun and very kinky game. Look for more CGA content previews soon, along with a Golden Master announcement!

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4 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    Posted December 10, 2009 at 9:46 am | Permalink

    Cool

    Now can we expect this sort of post for each game you release, or just the ones that you don’t censor?

  2. Shingo
    Posted December 10, 2009 at 4:19 pm | Permalink

    Hi, thanks for your question!

    We plan to make similar posts for every game we release, regardless of content.

  3. Posted December 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | Permalink

    @anon Their bending over backwards to make up for not being clear and you respond with snide remarks? If you’re so sore over KK go complain to the government to get some proper free speech protections in place. Yes censorship is bad but JAST is trying to keep them and you safe from legal repercussions.

    That being said, I’m still undecided on this title. Sekirara’s writing doesn’t have a good track record but the art is sure nice….

  4. Shingo
    Posted December 10, 2009 at 6:10 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for your comment, Jyuichi.

    We appreciate your point, but would prefer not to get into an extended discussion of the topic in comments to this particular post. We’re planning to look at the issue more in-depth here (on the blog) soon and will be happy to have everyone weigh in at that time.

    Back on topic, I’d recommend Cat Girl Alliance primarily as a fun fetish game, not so much for the epic plot or deep, emotionally affecting characters. Based on other Sekilala fare you’ll indeed have an idea of what to expect.

    Since this post was intended to provide information and has served that purpose, I’ll be locking further comments to the thread at this time.

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