Archive for April, 2012


There are many things that people can obsess over — from the neatness of one’s room, to the merchandise of a person’s favorite show, to the beauty of the opposite sex. But sometimes, people go too far and let their obsessions take over everything in their life.

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On Unreliable Narrators

“A story should be written in the eyes of God.” That’s the narrator’s job: to tell the story in an unbiased, all-seeing point of view. But once a human starts narrating, many things are lost to opinion and bias — after all, they’re just human.

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The stars have always been a source of fascination to mankind. Up in the vast night sky, they are unreachable jewels sparkling in the darkness of night. This fascination has given birth to numerous stories and legends surrounding these stars since time immemorial.

Hoshizora no Memoria is a visual novel revolving around romances which bloom under the vast sea of stars, a light-hearted comedy-romance with a dash of those fantastic legends surrounding the night sky.

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In a small church, in a young city overflowing with memories, a man clad in black meets with a woman dressed like a nun. With their Christmas reunion, they share the stories of their past, intertwined with tales from the present.

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When all hope is lost, and when there’s nothing left to do except despair —
Sometimes, even the most cruel-sounding thing can become beautiful.

Narcissu is a freeware visual novel about two terminally-ill patients at the seventh floor of a hospital. Having been given no choice but to die, they ask themselves where they would like to die — at home, or at the seventh floor of the hospital.

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How far can you pursue your dreams?

Deardrops is Overdrive’s second VN with the theme of “rock music”, following the success of their earlier work, Kira☆Kira.

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When hedgehogs try to become closer to one another, can they manage to not hurt each other with the spikes on their skin?

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What is an “ideal society”? In a world where crimes are punished through fitting “obligations” which must be followed, this is the question that everyone asks. If an obligation is broken, the criminal is sent to a concentration camp where they often die before even finishing their term. There is no capital punishment, only the Maximum Penalty, where the worst criminals are forced to live as if they have never even existed.

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