Visual Novels

ChronoClock Review

*A Review code was provided by the publisher.   ChronoClock follows Rei Sawatari, heir to the Sawatari Cooperation which was founded by his grandfather. Rei has one heirloom from said grandfather,  a pocket watch that when smashed will turn back time by 5 minutes. Rei keeps his memories but other

Are Spoilers That Bad?

Whether you are talking about TV, movies, video games or books almost everyone is in agreement that spoilers are a bad thing and anyone who knowingly spoils other people is scum. This has even gotten to the point of people complaining about “spoilers” when details of a press conference (you

Just Deserts Review

It’s no secret I’m a pretty big fan of visual novels. I’ve also really enjoyed joining the fandom right around when many VNs released are from small teams outside of Japan as well as it gives some interesting stories we might not have gotten such as Highway Blossoms. A game

The Orchard of Stray Sheep Review

Back when this title was first announced I was extremely curious and oddly hyped just because of the names. Seeing characters such as “Peeler” and “Casserole” should peak anyone’s interest so I went in expecting a weird comedy but came out with a slightly different experience. *Note: A review copy

Highway Blossoms Review

Thinking back on it, I can’t recall any visual novels explicitly stated to take place in the United States (save for a scene or two). Even with the abundance of western writers releasing their stories into the medium most still take place in Japan, a fantasy world or just a

CLANNAD Side Stories Review

*A review code was provided by the publisher If you know me you’ll know I’m a huge fan of CLANNAD. I credit it as getting me into both anime and visuals novels and throughout my reviews I’ve reviewed the visual novel, as well as not only the first and second

Sekai Project’s Sakura-con Announcements

First up is a visual novel coming from the circle Lose titled Maitetsu which has some great music in the trailer which hopefully translates to the rest of the game. Sekai Project describes the visual novel as: Maitetsu takes place in an alternate reality in Japan, where railroads were the

Frontwing to Release Corona Blossom in English Before Japanese

Visual novels are getting more popularity in the west. VisualArts had already announced Key’s latest “Harmonia” will be coming to the west in Spring 2016 and now Frontwing has announced on their English Facebook page that their latest title “Corona Blossom” will release on Steam with English text before it releases

NEKOPARA Vol. 2 Review

*A review code has been provided by Sekai Project. Nekopara is one of those weird series that is huge in the west due to “omg anime bewbs! 10/10 gotta LP!!” but at the same time having respect as a visual novel from fans of the medium. I was a fan