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Sunrider: Liberation Day is Turn Based Strategy Game/Visual Novel released by Love in Space and is the second game in the main Sunrider story. "LD" contains the second arc of the story, Sunrider: Liberation Day. It continues the journey of Captain Kayto Shields as he leads his crew of colorful Ryder pilots from across the galaxy on a one-ship mission of revenge to liberate his home planet of Cera from the clutches of the sinister People's Alliance for Common Treatment, unraveling an even deeper mystery as he goes...

The game was first released on Steam on March 4th, 2016. It was later released on on May 22, 2018.

Official Description

Sunrider Liberation Day is a turn based tactics game with deep storyline segments where you are Captain Kayto Shields of the starship Sunrider and must lead your squad of mecha pilots to victory. Combining an edge of your seat story from the best mecha animes with ruthless gameplay where every mistake is punished and every victory feels like a triumph, Sunrider Liberation Day is a must play for fans of Japanese tactics RPGs and anime.

-Command the prototype starship Sunrider and her squadron of mechas in brutal battles for survival -Intense story where one of your beloved crew members is a spy -Vastly improved art and gameplay mechanics from Sunrider Mask of Arcadius -Full voice acting in Japanese for the entire main cast

Note: It is highly recommended that you play Sunrider Mask of Arcadius (for free!) before playing Sunrider Liberation Day.

Plot Synopsis

System Requirements

  • OS: Win XP+
  • Processor: i3+
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 850 MB available space

"Captain's Edition"

Liberation Day was widely panned by fans upon its initial release, citing extensive railroading of the story, a lack of choices, and an unsatisfying ending. In response, Love in Space released two major patches after release. Follow the release of the second patch, "Captain's Edition" was tacked onto the name and made the standard on storefronts.


Version 2.0 fleshed out the ending after the completion of the last mission. Adding approximately 20-30 minutes of story and dialogue as well as adding several new choices, all of which are recorded in the end of game save file.


Main article: Return

Version 3.0 added [Re]turn, a purely Visual Novel game which sends Kayto back in time to prevent the events of the main game, and adds numerous choices, endings based off those choices, as well as new scenery and imagery.

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