Tag Archives: Review

[Visual Novel Review]: Hanachirasu

  Developer – Nitroplus Translator – TLWiki & JAST USA Length – 2-10 Hours To be honest, at this point I have absolutely no clue why I continue to read visual novels by Nitroplus. Without fail every single one of … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: No Game No Life

Director: Atsuko Ishizuka Writer: Jukki Hanada Animation Studio: Madhouse Version Watched: Subbed Gaming theme? Check. Fantasy world? Check. High-stakes, wit versus wit competition? Check. No Game No Life immediately ticks a number of boxes on the list of “Things I … Continue reading

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[Editorial]: On Reviewing – A Primer

  [Warning – Wall Of Text Incoming] I’ve been doing some thinking lately about what writing reviews is all about, so today I want to talk about what goes into my own writing as well as what I think makes … Continue reading

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[Visual Novel Review]: Chou Dengeki Stryker

Developer – Overdrive Translator – Mangagamer Length – 30-50 Hours [Note: For those of you who just want an opinion about the new content in Chou Dengeki Stryker, skip to the end of the review.] Dengeki Stryker was one of … Continue reading

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[Video Game Review]: Tales of Xillia 2

Developers – Bandai Namco Studios Publisher – Bandai Namco Games Platforms – PS3 [This review assumes you have either played Tales of Xillia, or have read my previous review of the game.] When I recently reviewed Tales of Xillia I was … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Golden Time

Director: Chiaki Kon Writer (Of Original Light Novel): Yuyuko Takemiya Animation Studios: J.C. Staff Version Watched: Subbed After about five years of anime-watching, I can confidently say that shows exhibiting excellence in writing don’t actually come around all that often. … Continue reading

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[Visual Novel Review]: Ayakashibito

Developer – Propeller Translator – Ate the Moon Translations Length – 30-50 Hours Have you ever really wanted to love a visual novel, but then been unable to? Whether it was because other people thought it was amazing or because, … Continue reading

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[Visual Novel Review]: Clannad

Developer – Key Translator – Sekai Project Length – >50 Hours [A review copy was kindly provided by Sekai Project] [Sekai Project have had no input into the content of this review] Clannad is a very special visual novel for … Continue reading

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[Visual Novel Review]: Yume Miru Kusuri (A Drug That Makes You Dream)

Developer – Rúf Translator – JAST USA & Peach Princess Length – 10-30 Hours Have you ever had that feeling that you’ve heard a particular voice actor somewhere before? Have you ever made a guess as to which character they … Continue reading

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[Visual Novel Review]: Majikoi (Maji de Watashi ni Koishinasai)

Developer – Minato Soft Translator – Maji Translations & Yandere Translations Length – >50 Hours I think Majikoi was “in translation” for just about as long as I’ve been playing visual novels, so when a friend told me about the … Continue reading

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