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OVA: The Anime Role-Playing Game

A project in New Orleans, LA by Clay Gardner
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Become your favorite characters from the diverse worlds of Japanese animation in this easy to learn role-playing game.
Backers: 2319
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $112,080 of $7,500
Dates: May 8th -> Jun 17th (41 days)
Project By: Clay Gardner
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Latest News

$100,000 Reached!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
What an incredible milestone, and what incredible people I’ve had as part of my Kickstarter! With less than two days to go, I’m adding the final stretch goal! When met, all backers of at least $30 will receive a postcard featuring artwork of... (Read More)

New Add-On: OVA Buttons for Your Collection!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Now you can adorn your backpacks, dice bags, and lots more with these adorable OVA buttons. Two sets of designs are available, each with three 1¼ inch buttons featuring OVA’s Cuties and Player Book Heroes. You can order one, both, or any... (Read More)

Final Week

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
OVA is entering its final week! Thanks to everyone who has supported the game so far and made it a great success. I’ve gotten requests for an OVA Kickstarter avatar to make it easier to share the game with others, so I’ve included one here.... (Read More)

OVA Series Book: Song of Sandsea

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
New stretch goal! In an ancient fantasy world, several nations are faced with an insurmountable obstacle. The lands they have called home since times immemorial are slowly turning to sand, a desert wasteland populated with strange monsters and... (Read More)

Player Book Heroes Are Ready to Roll!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You can now add special custom dice featuring the three Player Book Heroes to your order! Just add $6 for each set of three. You must back at $30 or more to add dice to your pledge. Note: All Mega-Millionaire, Fabled Sorcerer, and Missile Maiden... (Read More)

The crew of Seven Seas has dropped anchor!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Wise Turtle and Seven Seas have teamed up to make a special bonus PDF for all backers of OVA. This PDF will include material for playing your favorite characters from Seven Seas’ manga, including Vampire Cheerleaders and Paranormal Mystery Squad!... (Read More)

The Wandering Samurai

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The final OVA Player Book is now available to download! Enter Raine, the ex-assassin samurai. To atone for the sins of his past, he travels the world looking to help those who cannot help themselves. But his past is not truly behind him—Raine is... (Read More)

Add-Ons Added!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
You can now add additional paperback copies of OVA to your pledge! Simply increase the amount of your pledge by $25 for each additional copy you wish to receive. You must pick a pledge level of at least $30 in order to purchase more copies. Once... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal!

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Miho will personally pack your package for you—and we all know she’s packing! But that’s not all, Miho will slip in something special for all backers of $30 or more: a custom die graced with her own visage!  (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Reached!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
OVA has reached another stretch goal! I cannot express enough my appreciation for everyone’s support. I’m hard at work on some new and exciting stretch goals for you. Also, the Missile Maiden package is back in limited quantities. Just look for... (Read More)

Golden Sky Stories

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
There’s less than a day left for Golden Sky Stories, a heartwarming role-playing game from Japan perfect for telling Ghibli-esque tales of friendship and everyday magic. It was a great project to typeset, and I’m so happy to see Ewen getting all... (Read More)

Thank You for Your Support! (And a New Stretch Goal)

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s barely been a week into this campaign, and OVA has already received more than 1,000 backers pledging over $50,000! I want to thank each and every one of you for believing in my game. I am truly grateful, and I appreciate your support. In other... (Read More)

Terreria Tactics

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
When I’m not making games of my own, I do graphic design for other companies, giving their great games that professional polish. Terreria Tactics is one of those games, and I have a special offer for those of you who back both it and OVA! Terreria... (Read More)

He's Come from the Past to Save Our Future!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
I've released the next OVA Player Book on the main page for everyone to download. Meet Auren, a time-travelling, sword-wielding sorcerer from the past. Stuck in our present (and, through a magical mishap, an unfamiliar teenaged body), he must adapt... (Read More)

A Foxy Stretch Goal

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
For the next stretch goal, I will be including this bookmark for all backers of at least $30. The front features beautiful Nazo, the trouble-making fox-spirit from OVA, and the back contains helpful quick-reference charts. Combat will be even simpler... (Read More)

OVA Series Book: Plastic Hearts

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
On to the next stretch goal! Plastic Hearts is the first in a line of “Series Books” for OVA! More than an adventure, it’s everything you need to start an OVA campaign. Ready-made characters get players right into the action, and robust setting... (Read More)

OVA App for Mobile Devices

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Another stretch goal met! You are all truly amazing! For the next stretch goal, I'm revealing the OVA Mobile App for iOS and Android: Create your character right on your phone, tap your Abilities to automatically roll the correct number of dice, and... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal: eBook Version

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! And now the first stretch goal has been reached, too! As promised, I'm revealing the next goal: an eBook conversion of OVA! It will be entirely hand-coded, so you don't have to worry about an awkward quick-conversion. Now you can have OVA... (Read More)

OVA Funded!

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
OVA has reached its funding goal in three hours! I cannot express how much I appreciate all of your support. Since some of the highest rewards went so quickly, I’ve added more spots for the Fabled Sorcerer and Mega-Millionaire Pledge levels. If you... (Read More)

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