A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android

Buy Now$30.00 USD or more

Please take note that this is an early access to our game and you can only play the prologue at first. The chapters from the playable characters will be updated at later date.

The recent game contains NSFW images. You have to be an adult in your country for to play this game ;-)

What is Sakura Tempest?
You will be playing Shōtarō, an average boy trying to survive his college years. Through his first year at his new college, many adventures await him – especially once he gets involved with four handsome upperclassmen!
Will he spent summer in the mountains with his childhood friend? Or train with the sports club? Or maybe go to the beach with the student council? Or get in trouble with a certain delinquent? 

Either way, what's awaiting Shōtarō at the end of the day with the suitor of your choice is completely up to you!
Follow the main character Shōtarō's everyday life and meet his friends and possible love interests!

After completing the prologue you will be able to choose a suitor
Your choices will influence Shōtarō's college experience and his personal life! 

There are multiple endings and outcomes, depending on how you'd like to play!

A yaoi visual novel about college life, sports and gay romance!
The game features:

  • 3+ endings per character
  • beautifully illustrated artwork
  • hours of fun gameplay for you!
  • Play all routes to unlock as many R18 event illustrations as possible!

Sakura Tempest takes place in Shōtarō's first year in college.
The player has to guide him through challenges and tests of courage, but also through fun times at the training camp or during summer trips.
The length of the game depends on which route you take and the ending is the product of your choices throughout the game.
Of course, the more you deepen the relationship with a dateable character, the more romantic but not necessarily more G-rated your ending will be.

You can choose between the following characters: 

+ the noisy delinquent
+ the handsome but distant prefect
+ the mysterious captain of the sports club
+ the loyal childhood friend
+ BONUS CHARACTER: the crafty nurse!

The genres SakuraTempest belongs to are: shōnen ai / yaoi, slice of life, college life.
The amount of comedy and drama depends on the route you choose, but it is overall well-balanced.

Please follow us:

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/sakuratempest/
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/sakuratempest/
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/sakuratempest0

Updated 22 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, Android
Release date Jun 09, 2019
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
Tags2D, boys-love, Erotic, Gay, japan, japanese, Manga, Romance, Singleplayer
LicenseMIT License
Average sessionA few hours
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksTwitter, Kickstarter, Instagram, Facebook, Artist Site


Buy Now$30.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $30 USD. You will get access to the following files:

sakuratempest-0.651-linux.tar.bz2 182 MB
sakuratempest-0.651-mac.zip 176 MB
sakuratempest-0.651-pc.zip 192 MB
Android Version 181 MB

Download demo

demo sakuratempest-0.5-linux.tar.bz2 182 MB
demo sakuratempest-0.5-mac.zip 176 MB
demo sakuratempest-0.5-pc.zip 192 MB

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Is the demo the same as the Early Access at the moment?

No! The early access contains Hardcore image and the story goes further ;-)

We will soon update the first big chapter but we will announce it ;-)

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umm...I seem to have a problem with my purchase..when I paid for it, it gave me an issue three times. but the next time it seemed to have gone through...then nothing.

what is the problem? could you download the game files?

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The problem had to do with the purchase, or should I say my choice to pay. I  never had a problem with my card before but when I tried to do the purchase the  game an error popped up  that denied my payment. I tried it the three times  and then the next thing you know the error stopped and seemed to have went through. But  when I went through my collection  it wasn't there. I had to re-enter my card  and purchase it again in order for it to be finally go through. Thank god that I wasn't charged twice for it but it scared the heck out of me. I don't think its the game but itch.i.o itself or a hacker which I pray its not the case.

Hi Mori!

We are sorry that you have trouble with the payment! If there any payment errors please report to itch.io : Have a nice weekend!


When will the routes be completed?

Will this game ever be released on Steam?

Will Yanagi get another stance? D: 
It would be weird if he's always kind of jumping/running


Hey, I've paid the game and would looove to support you.

Some helps:

- Please show us Shotaro and Toshiya in their sport outfits during the club race, they won't do that in their uniforms. Same thing about Noah "without his glasses" who just got shown to us with his glasses on. :P (And Yanagi is nonstop in his running/ jumping stance.)

- About this Momoka girl (if I remember her name correctly) has once been mentioned that Shotaro knew her from his highschool times, later it was midschool. Maybe this happened due to the fact that you shoved the highschool setting over to be a college setting instead now.

- There are other mistakes. I remember a weird "the his [...]" term at the beginning. Also the college is sometimes called "Yunan" and sometimes "Yuunan". There are more language issues, maybe because you were Japanease. A native English speaking person should look over it to help you (sadly I'm German *lol*).

Nevertheless please keep up the good work. <3 I'm already in love with it!!


so when do you think all routes will be completed?

Finally.....Failing in steam makes me waiting for a long time

So far, the prologue feels very rushed. Its trying to fit several months into around 5 to 10 minutes of gameplay. I had trouble focusing because of that. The writing is good so far though, aside from a few typos, but they were mostly punctuation issues.

I'm excited for the full release. I love how excitable Shōtarō is, omg.

Question: Are the chapters going to be updated little by little or will they be released all at once when they're ready?

Hi gingerlegend!

Thank you for playing our game! 

We will update it little by little then you dont have to wait too long and we will take care about the typo and punctuation issues! :) Thank you for informing us!

Have a nice weekend!


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So is this just the prologue or the full story game with completed routes?

They wrote: Please take note that this is an early access to our game and you can only play the prologue at first. The chapters from the playable characters will be updated at later date.

So I guess that answers that question :)

The setting was not okay for them? Can you elaborate please?

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Steam doesn't want games that feature U18 characters in a school setting. Or anything featuring anyone who is a high school student or younger in a game that has romance and/or sex scenes.

thank you very much for your information!!!

we will release here and the mentioned websites. hope they dont ban us  :D

and our Artist got a newborn baby! you can congratulate on her twitter acc


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Actually it's better if you release on itch. Steam wants 30% where itch only wants 10. 

I hope your artist gets better soon! 

And I hope you are not too stressed! (and thanks for updating)

Edit: I forgot to mention I love your demo! :)


Steam is very biased right now and only allowing very popular visual novels to go unchecked on their website. Many other developers are having this problem too.  There are other sites that have no problem hosting this material though. If Steam/Valve doesn't bother replying, then maybe you could give these sites a try.




I'm tired of waiting for Steam...I prefer DRM free itch.io...

Just release here first!


When can we expect a full game?