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  1. Dies Irae Review

    by , 08-03-2017 at 12:32 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ is a visual novel created by Light. It was one of the most renowned JP-only VNs before finally getting a localization in June of this year.


    Come, gather and bear witness to my opera, now in the making.

    Its script is the height of cliché, I am forced to admit. And yet...

    Its actors are of the finest fold; beyond exquisite.

    Thus, I believe you will find it enthralling.
    ...

    Updated 08-03-2017 at 01:58 PM by Karifean

    Categories
    Video Games , Miscellaneous
  2. Root Double Review

    by , 05-14-2016 at 02:04 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- is a visual novel developed by Regista. After being successfully kickstarted in February, it was finally released on Steam on April 27th.


    Overview

    In the world of Root Double, telepathy is a scientifically proven phenomenon; there are people called 'Communicators' capable of sending and receiving messages via their brain, an ability dubbed 'Beyond Communication' or BC ...

    Updated 05-14-2016 at 01:41 PM by Karifean

    Categories
    Video Games , Miscellaneous
  3. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Review

    by , 05-12-2016 at 01:47 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is a visual novel developed by Spike Chunsoft. It's the sequel to the original Danganronpa and has recently made its way onto the Steam Store.


    Overview

    The story of Danganronpa 2 is very reminiscent of the first. It opens up with our protagonist, Hajime Hinata, entering the prestigious Hope's Peak Academy, a school only for students that are the 'ultimate' of their respective field. ...
  4. Shikkoku no Sharnoth Review

    by , 05-06-2016 at 12:51 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Shikkoku no Sharnoth (Sharnoth of the Deepest Black) -What a Beautiful Tomorrow- is a visual novel developed by Liar-soft. It's the third entry in their 'Steampunk' series but can be read just fine without prior exposure to the other entries.


    Overview

    Shikkoku no Sharnoth is set in an alternate universe in the London of 1905. In this universe, a gate to a land called "Kadath" was discovered in the 19th ...
  5. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Review

    by , 03-12-2016 at 08:53 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a visual novel developed by Spike. It was originally exclusive to portable systems but has recently found its way onto the Steam Store.



    Overview

    The story of Danganronpa is set in Hope's Peak Academy, a special educational institution for students that stand out above the rest; each of them is the "Ultimate" of their respective field: there's the "Ultimate ...
  6. Tokyo School Life Review

    by , 02-28-2016 at 12:50 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Tokyo School Life is a visual novel developed by M2 Co., Ltd. It's short, but pretty sweet.




    Overview

    Tokyo School Life puts you in the shoes of a nameable male protagonist on a trip to Japan. Shortly after his arrival, he runs into three girls in less than fortunate circumstances, and even more unfortunately, they turn out to be the very people he's supposed to be living with. Thankfully, after a night ...

    Updated 02-28-2016 at 01:01 AM by Karifean

    Categories
    Video Games , Internet , Miscellaneous
  7. Rose Guns Days Review

    by , 11-27-2015 at 03:17 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Rose Guns Days is a visual novel developed by 07th Expansion, written by Ryukishi07.



    Overview

    Rose Guns Days takes place in post-WWII Japan where, in an alternate history, Japan's culture is slowly being eradicated by the overwhelming influx of American and Chinese residents and poor treatment and ensuing poverty the native Japanese have to endure. Solidarity among fellow Japanese countrymen is at an all-time ...
  8. Symphonic Rain Review

    by , 09-23-2015 at 03:08 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Symphonic Rain is a visual novel developed by Kuroneko-san Team and published by Kogado Studio.



    Overview

    Symphonic Rain takes place in an Italian town called Piova in which a perpetual rain falls. The protagonist, Chris Vertin, is a senior at the local prestigious music school. He specializes in playing the Fortell, an instrument said to require 'magic' to play, capable of producing all sorts of different ...
  9. Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! Review

    by , 09-06-2015 at 12:34 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! (lit. Do Love Me Seriously!), or just Majikoi for short, is a visual novel developed by Minato Soft. It's very long and expansive yet consists almost entirely of lighthearted slice of life.



    Overview

    The initial setup of Majikoi is surprisingly reminiscent of Little Busters!. The main cast of characters is a group of friends that has been together for a long time, and the ...
  10. Grisaia no Kajitsu Review

    by , 08-05-2015 at 02:12 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Grisaia no Kajitsu, or The Fruit of Grisaia, is a visual novel developed by Frontwing. It's one of the longest visual novels currently on Steam, and the first of three parts in the Grisaia series.



    Overview

    The plot of Grisaia no Kajitsu opens with our protagonist Yuuji Kazami transferring into Mihama Academy, a school with a total head count, him included, of only a principal and six students, the five ...
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