Category: Visual Novels

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Becoming a Better Person Through Anime (again…)

Fair warning, I’m going on one of those weird rides again. Even I’m not entirely sure where this post is going to take us but I hope you take a leap with me. If we don’t end up anywhere interesting, at least we’ll be together. Wait… I know this is going to take some of...

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Kindred Spirits on the Roof and The Potential of Yuri Visual Novels

  Genre : Romance, slice of life, Yuri, supernatural Length: (10 – 30 hours) Studio: Liar Soft    We’ve all been there. You’re just ambling along, enjoying your middle school life, being all eager and careless and happy when all the sudden, bam – you realize people can be sort of jerky. So, you put up your...

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Lamento Beyond the Void or How to Ruin Your Sleep Schedule with Catboys

Genre :  Fantasy, drama, yaoi, catboys, almostmullets Length: 30-50 years Studio: Nitro+ Chiral   It seems the Ribika (a race that evolved from cats) have just about reached the end of their rope. Not only has a terrible epidemic killed most of their females, bringing their species to the brink of extinction, but some type of...

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Top 5 Anime I Want To Play as Otome

Visual Novels and Otomes getting adapted to anime is a pretty common occurrence. It’s a good way to get some publicity for your game while putting out an anime with a guaranteed audience from the fans of the game. I’m gonna call it cross-media advertising. I’m pretty sure that’s not what it means….  Let’s face...

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Dramatical Murders – Just How I like ‘em: Pretty and Not Too Smart

Genre: Science fiction, comedy, smut Playtime: Medium (10 – 30 hours) Developer: Nitro+Chiral   Oh Boy, this one is gonna be rough. So Aoba had an epic blue mullet and his hair feels things (it has nerve endings) this isn’t really important at all but I want you to understand what you’re getting yourselves into… He...

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Danganronpa V3 – Testing my Ability to Cope With Loss

Genre: Mystery, psycho cool, adult-like(?) Playtime: Long (30 – 50 hours) Developer: Spike Chunsoft & Spike The world is a strange place, filled with inexplicable mysteries, especially when you can’t seem to remember who you are and how you got there. But everything is going to be just fine, right? After all, you know that you are a...

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Hustle Cat – It’s the Little Things

Genre: Romance, adventure, supernatural Length: Short (2 – 10 hours) Developer: Date Nighto   Maybe Raistlin will know what I’m talking about, but when I was a kid, I read a book in which a character said:  “I’m small because I was meant to do small things. If you look at all the big things in...

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Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair; Stop Killing my Husbandos!

  Genre: Mystery, pure cool Playtime: Medium (10 – 30 hours) Developer: Spike Chunsoft & Spike   Hope’s Peak academy is a cherished dream for most people. An illustrious institution responsible for nothing less than nurturing those destined to become the hope of all mankind. Anyone would be honored to attend, and most students have worked and sacrificed their...