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Katawa Shoujo Review: Disabilities and Defining Oneself

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Well ever since I finished Lilly’s route I’ve been pretty much done with Katawa Shoujo, only needing to go back for one scene.  This last week has been pretty busy with projects and finals to deal with so I didn’t get time to post again, but now that I’m out on summer vacation it’s a good time for me to write about my final impressions on Katawa Shoujo as a whole. Continue reading

Katawa Shoujo: Lilly’s Route Review: My Final KS Adventure

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Yesterday night I managed to complete my final route of Katawa Shoujo, and with one scene after that 100% completion of the entire game.  Now Katawa Shoujo was definitely quite the experience and there’s a lot I could say about it, but before I go on to post about my final thoughts on the game, I think it’s better to focus on the girl of my last route: Lilly Satou. Continue reading

Katawa Shoujo: Shizune’s Route Review: Relationship Issues and Bonds Between Friends

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With schoolwork and the like I haven’t been able to play as quickly as I would prefer but yesterday I finally completed Shizune Hakamichi’s route, leaving me with only Lilly’s.  As I had feared from what I heard about this route, Shizune’s route ended up being my least favorite yet.  Of course, that’s not to say that it’s a bad route, but I certainly enjoyed the others more. Continue reading

Katawa Shoujo: Hanako’s Route Review: The Scars of the Past

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My third route of Katawa Shoujo is complete, which sadly reminds me that I’m getting closer to reaching the end of this adventure.  Two more routes left to go and I hope that they’ll match up to the three I have played.  More importantly though, the latest route I’ve completed is that of Hanako Ikezawa, which was refreshing because she made very few appearances in my previous two routes. Continue reading

Katawa Shoujo: Emi’s Route Review: Shouldering Burdens and Running from Reality

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At long last I have finally returned to Katawa Shoujo, and yesterday I managed to complete the Emi Ibarazaki route.  I didn’t enjoy it quite as much as Rin’s route, but it’s still fantastic and appeals in quite a different way. Continue reading

Katawa Shoujo: Rin’s Route Review: An Artist’s Dilemma and Self Acceptance

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So I just finished my first playthrough of Katawa Shoujo, which I have been looking forward to for a while.  Many people have told me that it’s a fantastic story and I certainly enjoyed my first route.  As it turns out, the first route I ended up with was Rin Tezuka’s. Continue reading

Narcissu Side 2nd Review: Setsumi’s Past and the Story of Himeko

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I finished Narcissu Side 2nd a few days ago, though I was too busy to post about it until just now.  Ultimately I enjoyed NS2 even more than the original Narcissu for a number of reasons. Continue reading