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    Fabulous on Fuwa - February!

    By Kaguya

    Introduction   Welcome, fellow Fuwamembers, to the FuwaRecognition thread. Starting this March, we’ll be highlighting some of the best contributions made by our members each month. From snazzy blog articles to delicious forum threads, and perhaps even a few things more on the shitpost part of the spectrum, we'll keep an eye out for the cream of the crop. And then we'll gather them here. Just for you.   *holds up giant APPLAUSE sign*   A-hem, so this is the f

Hapymaher - 7.8/10 - Entertaining mystery / nakige

Hapymaher is an interesting read. It's a multi-route mystery with some really entertaining comedy bits throughout. Many people have called it a nakige, and I can definitely see where it could make a lot of people emotional, but it didn't really make me emotional almost at all. I think personally I may have just been distracted by trying to figure out what was going on at any given point in time to get emotional, so YMMV. Some parts are stronger than others, but overall it tells an entertaining s


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Roses Of Love: Star Princess - Update 1.1.0_EA

Update 1.1.0_EA is now available, this update brings the English translation without native fixes. Lately I've been asked about the status of the translation, so while the translation is being fixed I decided to publish this fix. First of all, the translation was created by Suki and corrected by MaryZ and is being corrected to native by Claire (NoraNekoGames) so thank you very much for doing the translation! The next patch will include the English language corrections that are pending. L


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Nekopara Vol. 5 Innocent Sin Review

Welcome to this week VNTS Review and sorry for be very late here. As for the title, I'll tell it at PS below. Anyway, as we know we have AX several days ago, and as for the announcements let's just say that it's still quite lukewarm even though I knew I shouldn't expect much more of it anyway. That said, there are some interesting highlight when it come to this year AX, so at least it's still quite noteworthy to a degree. Overall, this week is an almost interesting one thanks to AX, and let's se


littleshogun in VNTS Review

Timed Choices – An Anatomy of Visual Novels

This is a condensed version of the full article which can be found on my Main Blog Here.   Under Pressure   As a medium visual novels lack many ways to get the player to make split second decisions and one of the few they do have is the Timed Choice. These are as simple as they sound, the player is presented with a normal choice but must consider and act on it under the pressure of a time limit. Some games show the timer ticking down while others merely state that the clock i

Crescendo - Old game, still good - 8/10

I originally read Crescendo nearly 20 years ago at the time of writing this review, and I decided to reread it. The only thing I could clearly remember going into the reread was that I got emotional during the first read. Well...it's still got it. I'd recommend this to anyone who enjoys a well written pretty believable emotional story. There are some topics touched on that will upset some people. If you're sensitive to the following you may want avoid this VN: moderate to heavy spoilers v

The Twilight Saga: Restless Dawn Review

Visual Novel Translation Status (30/06/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and because we have Tsukihime Remake release with it has vampire I may as well made another parody of the famous franchise with the vampire, The Twilight Saga. As for the 'Restless Dawn', it's because we have Shiravune announced Clock Up VN with the English title 'The Restless Sleep and the Lone Wolf', so I made the parody of Twilight's last part, Breaking Dawn, by changing 'Breaking' into 'Restless', so we have

Anime of the Year 2020-I Winter - Infinite Dendrogram

Infinite Dendrogram was an interesting MMORPG-like experience for me and it even wins over Goblin Slayer: Goblin's Crown by the right of novely in my evaluation. Itai no wa Iya nanode Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. , Oshi ga Budoukan Ittekuretara Shinu and Made in Abyss Movie 3: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei are minor masterpieces for me.   1. Haikyuu!! To the Top Haikyu!! To the Top ハイキュー!! TO THE TOP [Production I.G] (Finished 1/13)

VN of the Month June 2024

How bad can it get, really?   1. Josou Yuribatake 女装百合畑 [240610] No~Strike Ayanohara Academy is a secret garden where affluent trap heiresses form sisterly bonds and many pseudo yuri romances flourish. Despite cross-dressing being a venerated practice at the school, the main character Iori, a trap from an unaff

Anime of the Year 2019-IV Fall - Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru

Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru impressed me a lot. I'd also point out sequels Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld and Psycho-Pass 3 .   1. Boku no Hero Academia 4th Season My Hero Academia Season 4 僕のヒーローアカデミア  [Bones] (Finished 1/25) Tags: Shounen School, Super Power Action After

Silver Colored Faraway Bonus Track - Kanon at the Faraway Future

Visual Novel Translation Status (23/06/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review. For the title, since we have Kanon release I may as well make the parody of the last episode of Kanon 2006, Kanon at the End of the Dream (Also the title drop), with I decided to reuse 'Silver Colored Faraway' one more time even though Yuzuki's patch of Ginharu is already released for two months, hence the 'Bonus Track' part in the album. Anyway as for this week once again we have quite a number of new releases a

April Fools – Genre Deep Dive

This is a condensed version of the full article which can be found on my Main Blog Here.   That Time of The Year   Once a year people come together to pull pranks or other humorous activities on each other in an effort to lighten up their lives and visual novels have become a vessel for this practice resulting the birth of a genre. The games which spawn from it are parodies of established titles or series where their essence is exaggerated for comic effect while keeping the q

Assault Rose Bouquet Review

Visual Novel Translation Status (16/06/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and because we have Trap Yuri Garden released I decided to make a parody of GL anime, Assault Lily Bouquet, with I changed 'Lily' into 'Rose' because Trap Yuri Garden is BL VN despite the wrapping. For a bit of cultural info, same sex relationship in Japan was shown by flowers, with lily for GL and rose for BL. As for this week, one thing for sure it has quite a number of releases with some of those are unexpecte

Ai Shimai Tsubomi... Kegashite Kudasai Endings Explained

The bud that fell into the abyss At the shrine where Shoichi saw that Suzuyo was getting raped by another man, he chose not to help her and instead watch from a distance while getting turned on from the sight. When the man was finished and left the scene, Shoichi attempted to leave while being unnoticed by Suzuyo. However, he accidentally stepped on a twig which brought Suzuyo’s attention. When she spotted him, she became angry and decided to report everything to the police including her


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[Silky's] Ai Shimai Tsubomi... Kegashite Kudasai Visual Novel Review (NSFW)

https://vndb.org/v1837 Main Menu Ai Shimai Tsubomi... Kegashite Kudasai is an eroge visual novel developed by Silky’s and released in 2004. The story features a highschool student named Shoicihi Kaneshiro who was performing poorly on his grades. One day during a school assembly, he snuck into the principal’s office where he took a CD that contained the questions for the next test. He plans on copying the data of the CD and transferring it to another disk before returning the orig


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Sakura Cosplayer Review

Because we have Winged Cloud released Sakura Isekai Adventure 2 (With Winged Cloud did a good job by making the MC as female) along with Cherry Kiss released cosplayer nukige, I decided to make this week title as 'Sakura Cosplayer' even though I'm very late for this. Anyway, welcome to this week VNTS Review, and if I may say something this week is quite eventful compared to the last week, especially when we finally know on who will localize Geminism. We also have Nekonyan finally finished the pr

Hoshizora no Memoria Review – Shining Amongst The Sea Of Stars

This is a condensed version of the full review which can be found on my Main Blog Here.   Genre – Slice of Life, Romance    Play Time – 50 hours    Developer – FAVORITE    Steam    VNDB   A Boy And His Shinigami   If the plot of Hoshizora no Memoria were described to you in its most abstract and literal form then you might be forgiven for thinking of it as another run of the mill slice of life/ romance visual novel. In many ways that opinion is not entirely wrong, b

VN of the Month May 2024

Many titles, but only two actual candidates   1. Devil Girl デビルガール [240509] moesoft I met a insane student president on the very first day I come to a new school! The president, who made lots of school laws, is a leader of this school──Kyogoku Yurina. I thought she is a tyrant,

A Cupid's Serenade Review

Visual Novel Translation Status (02/06/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and if I can say something this week is quite plain, although we can say it's the breather after the releases in the past weeks. That said, at least this week has some exact release date announcements though along with a surprise new fan translation project. As for the title, because we have Cupid Parasite FD along with Chiisana Kanojo sizeable updates, I made the parody of the latter English title, A Maiden's Se

Anime of the Year 2019-II Spring - Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Part 2

Nothing could approach the level of Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Part 2 . Other curiosity is One Punch Man 2nd Season .    1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba 鬼滅の刃  [ufotable] (Finished 3/26) Tags: Shounen Historical Action, Award Winning, Fantasy Ever since the death of his father, the burden of supporting the family has fallen upon Tanjir

Scent of Funeral Review

Visual Novel Translation Status (26/05/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and for the title since we have Biniku no Kaori released with its English title is Scent of Seductive Flesh along with Shinjuku Soumei released, I changed the word 'Seductive Flesh' into 'Funeral' with the word is from the kanji in Shinjuku Soumei Japanese title, so we have 'Scent of Funeral' as the title. As for this week, we have a number of releases. While it looks to be very good on paper, unfortunately those

In-Game Encyclopedia – An Anatomy Of Visual Novels

This is a condensed version of the full article which can be found on my Main Blog Here.   Knowledge Is Power   When exploring complicated ideas it can difficult to make sure the player understands what is going on while still making the dialogue and events believable and not an exposition dump, even more so if it uses a lot of in universe concepts. The answer which visual novels have come to is the inclusion of an in-game encyclopedia that unlocks new entries as the player e

Summer x Connect Review

Visual Novel Translation Status (19/05/2024) Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and because we have Amanatsu released I made a parody of Pure x Connect opening song title (Because Amanatsu writer wrote Pure x Connect), Snow x Connect, by changing 'Snow' into 'Summer' (Translation notes: Natsu mean summer), so we have Summer x Connect as the title. As for this week, I can say it definitely more active than the last one, although at the other hand there are a number of redundant announcements

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