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  1. Thoughts on Danganronpa 2

    by , 04-25-2016 at 06:49 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Yep, this again. Writing this was actually quite fun last time, so why not do it again? I'd adopt it as a regular thing for more visual novels but there wouldn't be much point to it, would there.

    The rest of this post contains spoilers for the entirety of both Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair.


    In many ways Danganronpa 2 feels like a natural evolution of Danganronpa 1. The mysteries are more complex, the story builds upon
  2. Character Appreciation: Charis

    Charis is a young lady from the game Tears to Tiara II. She is a priestess in the service of the Goddess Astarte. Imagine her joy then, when the Goddess Astarte walks among her as a friend. She's also adorable.

    Charis is a sweet little girl who is very hardworking when it comes to her duties. She is a faithful ally and a loyal servant to your main characters, and ...
  3. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair First Impressions

    by , 04-19-2016 at 03:55 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    It's been a while since I've been this hyped for a game release! So let's churn out this post quickly so I can get back to playing...

    The story begins as our new protagonist, Hajime Hinata, enters Hope's Peak Academy for the first time as a freshman. Unfortunately that's where his memory cuts off and the next thing he remembers is entering a classroom where he finds his fellow classmates. 15 other "ultimates" chosen ...
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  5. Character Appreciation: Monica Raybrandt

    Today I will be showing appreciation to Monica from Dark Cloud 2/Dark Chronicle. She is a Princess from the future who went back in time to kick some ass and take some names. Also mostly to rebuild destroyed origin points and bring hope to the future. She is 15 and uses swords and magic armbands as weapons.

    At the start of the game, Monica finds her father killed ...
  6. Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni First Impressions

    by , 04-12-2016 at 06:44 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)

    Well then.

    So finally I'll be reading this novel. If the title reminds you of a certain other novel, that's no coincidence, it's by the same author; Ryukishi07. Making this the last 07th Expansion novel I haven't read yet, so as you can probably imagine I'm very ...
  7. Character Appreciation: Lloyd Irving

    Haven't done a male character yet even though there are many great mans in video game land! Lloyd Irving is a character in Tales of Symphonia. He is a 17 year old human boy who was adopted by a dwarf. He fights with twin blades.

    Lloyd is initially portrayed as a slow, naive hero. Being adopted by a dwarf, he knows the dwarven laws by heart and really takes them... well ...
  8. Tomoyo After is on Greenlight

    by , 04-08-2016 at 08:00 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    So after quite a lengthy silence following the initial localization announcement, Tomoyo After - the CLANNAD spin-off that continues Tomoyo's route - is finally on Steam Greenlight. It's set to be released sometime in Summer 2016. If you're interested in the game or just want to support it, consider giving it a vote

    Seeing as how Tomoyo After is one of my all-time favorite visual novels I'll definitely be ...
  9. Character Appreciation: Dlanor A. Knox

    by , 04-06-2016 at 02:58 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    I tried coming up with an Umineko character I could write a post like this about without spoiling anything. I failed; it's just not really possible. But I'll still try to be vague enough not to take anything major away.

    Umineko OST - JUSTICE

    Dlanor A. Knox is an antagonist in Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru. She's first introduced in Episode 5: End of the Golden Witch as the subordinate of Erika, who introduces ...
  10. Character Appreciation: Laura S Arseid

    Laura Arseid is a character in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel that I will be finishing up soon. She will also be a character in part 2 and probably in part 3 if they decide to make a part 3.

    Laura is a noble and daughter of a famous swordsman and Viscount from Legram. While she is a noble, something that is important in the Erebonian Empire and its caste system, ...