visual novels

Official Summer Pockets itasha listed on Yahoo! Auctions, comes with a bucketload of goodies

With just a few more days to go, fans of anime itasha and Key’s newest visual novel ought to check this out before it’s gone.

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Angel Beats! anime’s creator needs heart transplant

”I can’t go on living with my own heart.”

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Sharin no Kuni Kickstarter campaign launches to localize dystopian-themed adult game

Another popular visual novel is headed West.

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Visual novel Love at First Sight lets you fall in love with creepy yet cute cyclops girl

If you’re a fan of cyclops girls, unique visual novels, or perhaps even unique visual novels featuring cyclops girls, then we have good news for you.

Game developer Creepy Cute is living up to its name by releasing the game Love at First Sight, a visual novel where you only have eyes for one girl: Sachi Usui. She’s a one-eyed high school girl who straddles the line between terrifying and adorable so perfectly that it’s scary.

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Katawa Shoujo visual novel gets Japanese release… Wait, it wasn’t originally in Japanese?!

Back in 2012 when a bunch of 4chan members released a visual novel game based around romantically pursuing disabled high school girls, expectations were low to say the least. But to the shock of the internet, the game received widespread acclaim for its impressive visuals, story, and music, not to mention its sympathetic treatment of its characters.

However, despite being a game in a distinctly Japanese genre and taking place in a Japanese high school with Japanese characters, the game was originally written and released in English. It’s only now, three years later, that Katawa Shoujo (“Disabled Girls”) has finally been released in the language many people thought it was originally created in: Japanese.

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