A while back, the Japanese indie developer Ossan Club decided they wanted to make an otome visual novel to suit their tastes. That meant removing the thin, youthful, and beautiful characters so often found in otome titles and replacing them with gruff, muscular middle aged men.
The result of this is The Bell Chimes for Gold. Available in both a 15+ and adult’s only version, this is an otome title where our protagonist has total control to literally buy the man she wants with her wealth.
The Bell Chimes for Gold is asking for $13,000 on Indiegogo (fixed funding) and has about a month to go.