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Otome Game Review – Mother Goose no Himitsu no Yakata

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 26/07/2011 by sandeian

Alternative Titles: マザーグースの秘密の館, Mother Goose’s Secret Mansion

Company: Quin Rose

Release Date: 23.06.11

Platform: PSP

Genre: AVG, quiz, U.K Culture (lol)

Artist(s): 藤丸豆ノ介 –
Fujimaru Mamenosuke + others

Official Site: http://quinrose.com/
game/mother_psp/top.html

Plot Summary: Erika Fleur (Name change possible) wakes up one morning and notices that a book on her shelf is glowing brightly. The book was a collection of nursery rhymes called ‘Mother Goose’ and it was given to her by her grandmother when she was small and yea, Erika had forgotten all about it. Since its glowing, she opens it and … finds herself in some mansion surrounded by 5 men who introduce themselves as the inhabitants of the book.

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Otome Game Review – Shin Hisui no Shizuku Hiiro no Kakera 2

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 02/09/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: 真・翡翠の雫

Company: Otomate

Release Date: 01.10.09

Official Site: http://www.otomate.jp/sin_hisui/

Platform: PS2, PSP, DS

Genre: Otome, romance, less teenage angst than the first

Plot Summary: The ‘upgraded’ version of Hisui no Shizuku.  Heroine Takachiho Suzu’s family is the Tamayorihimie (TM) line, but no worries for her, cuz she’s only the backup TM in case anything happens to the TM, her mom.  Of course it’d just suck balls if she remained a backstage chara so her mom and “Mao neechan”  ditch her and so, Suzu has no choice but to take on the hell of being the next TM.  As with the first, 6 hot guys at her beck and call ;D
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Otome Game Review – Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 27/08/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: 華ヤカ哉、我ガ一族

Company: Otomate

Release Date:01.07.10

Official Site:http://www.otomate.jp/hanaichi/

Platform: PSP

Genre: AVG, otome, romance, comedy, drama,  historical, maid

Plot Summary: Haru’s this idiot country bumpkin who goes to the city in order to find a job to get mulaz to support her family.  Through sheer coincidence, she meets the Miyanomori family’s head maid (Chitomi) and info house dude (Kisuke) and she gets hired.  She’s all “YES MEIDO JOB FUN” but really, what’s waiting for her is a life of hell tending to the every need of the 6 very different brothers – and a SHITLOAD OF FAMILY DRAMA
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Otome Game Review – S.Y.K ~ Shinsetsu Saiyuki ~

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 19/08/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: S.Y.K ~新説西遊記~

Company: Otomate

Release Date:20.08.09

Official Site: http://www.otomate.jp/syk/

Platform: PSP, PS2

Genre: AVG, otome, romance, historical, fantasy

Plot Summary: An otome spin on  Journey to the West – fucktastic XD  21 yr old protagonist Genjou = Wuzang and she’s just a monk orphan at an orphanage, livin out her life normally till a deity called Kannon comes knockin at her door.  He tells her that she’s the chosen one, and the lotus birthmark on her hand proves that it’s her destiny to go to the chamber of tenjiku and release the kyouten (sutra) inside in order to save mankind.  She gets 4 followers to help er so GO GO GO BIIIITCH. Continue reading

Otome Game Review – D.C. Girl’s Symphony

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 31/07/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: ダ・カーポ~ ガールズシンフォニー, D.C. Girl’s Symphony Pocket (PSP ver.)

Company:Sanctuary

Release Date:26.09.08

Official Site:http://sanctuary.nandemo.gr.jp/work/dcgs/index.html

Platform: PC, PSP

Genre: Otome, magical sakura, romance, i can hear your thoughts

Plot Summary:

Heroine Koujou Shio meets the 4 Shinomiya bros on the DC series sakura island blablabla, pick which you want, go for him.  Oh that and she can go for her bro or a dog *sniggers*.  In short, a DC game for chicks =D Continue reading

Otome Game Review – Riddle Garden

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 16/07/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: リドル・ガーデン

Company: Calamelia

Release date: 26.03.10

Official Site:

http://www.calamelia.jp/

product/riddle/index.html

Platform: PC

Genre: 18+ Otome, rape, romance, bachelors tryna get rich bitch heroine

Plot Summary: Hey guess what, this is a branch company of Will, the guys who made Sugar Beans who made Ijiwaru my rapist and Under the moon!  What does that say about this game I wonder.  So heroine Colette has never been outside her giant mansion before and life’s all good for her.  Then 5 guys show up to fuck up her peaceful way of living and she’s forced to marry one of them and get the hell out and never come back.  In a failed attempt to make things more interesting, one of the guys is actually some assassin who ain’t one of the chosen candidates, some lame shit like dat.  Gee this is gonna be so fun. Continue reading

Otome Game Review – Zettai Meikyuu Grimm

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 06/07/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles:绝对迷宫格林童, 絶対迷宮 グリム 七つの鍵と楽園の乙女

Company: Karin Entertainment

Release Date: 28.04.10

Official Site:http://grimm.karin-e.jp/index_02.htm

Platform: PSP, PC

Genre: Otome, fantasy, romance, big boss battle, Maou

Plot Summary: Heroine this time is an airheaded loli called Henrietta Grimm who lives her life out as a spoilt princess with her cousins, the 3 Grimm brothers who all have special powers cuz it’s in the blood. One night she hears a voice callin her from outside, and naturally like any other smart person, she walks out into the woods alone and searches for the owner of the voice.  However, the lil idiot gets lost, doesn’t know wot to do and meets a guy called Muma and when the youngest Grimm brother (Rui) shows up to save Henrietta, Muma pops em both sleeping pills.  The two finally wake up later on, but to their wtfuckery, 5 years have passed and their town has been nuked.  On top of that, the other two brothers have gone and from their research logs, they find out that they’ve been trying to get them to wake up but don’t know anything more cuz the next pages are gone.  Rui then finds a key on him and he and Henrietta hop off to find the Grimm brothers, encountering several ppl with the same key. Continue reading

Otome Game Review – Starry Sky in Spring Portable

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 03/07/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: Starry☆Sky ~in Spring ~ Portable

Company: honeybee

Release Date: 24.06.10

Official Site: http://www.honeybee-cd.com/spring-p/

Platform: PC, PSP

Genre: Otome game, romance, stars, happy 4some

Plot Summary: Heroine Tsukiko is the only girl in a recently turned co-ed all boys school that has astronomy as it’s main curriculum.  The poor bitch would have gotten raped the minute she set foot in the school had it not been for her two bff osananajimi, Kanata n Suzuya.  These guys are the golden trio and like it that way but one day, a new transfer student called Tomoe shows up and threatens the happy 3some by getting all cosy with Tsukiko.  Oh god this sounds so generic and stupid, I’d btr stop the summary here. Continue reading

Otome Game Review – Hiiro no Kakera

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 20/06/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: 緋色の欠片, 緋色之欠片, 绯色的碎片

Company: Idea Factory

Release Date: 06.07.06

Official Site:

http://www.otomate.jp/

hiiro_aizo/

Platform: PS2, DS, PSP

Genre: Otome game, romance, teenage angst, bitchy heroine

Plot Summary: Heroine Tamaki goes back to her old village cuz her parents ditched her for a job, and there, she gets attacked by sludge monsters.  Her gran then tells her that she’s the Tamayorihime, meaning that she has to guard some sword called Onikirimaru.  If she fails, world go kablooie, but on the plus side, she gets 6 hot guys to protect her. Continue reading

BL Game Review – STEAL!

Posted in BL Game with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 19/06/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Titles: スティール

Company: Spray

Release Date: 27.11.09

Official Site:http://spray.product.co.jp/product/steal/index.html

Platform: PC

Genre: 18+ BL, romance, National Treasure, dense protagonist, mystery

Plot Summary: Think Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne x National Treasure x Nijuu Mensou no Musume for this.  Ish.  Okay, not really.  *ahem* So protagonist Kobayashi Asuka enrolls into Manuspica, a sleezy school that is self proclaimed to protect all beauty and art but really, teaches its kids to run amok and steal priceless art pieces from museums and auctions just for kicks.  Whereas everybody on his team has some normal human specialty like hacking and driving,  Asuka’s one lil freak who has magical eyes of Geass truth, creatively named “True Eyes” that can be used to profile inanimate objects and tell whether they’re genuine legit or cheap replicas.  Thus begins Asuka’s days of plundering and thievery archiving all things beautiful. Continue reading

Zetsubou Shita!!!

Posted in Manga, Ramblings with tags , , , , , on 11/06/2010 by sandeian

Well, I always knew that Fullmetal Alchemist would be ending soon and last months issue even said that officially…

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BL Game Review – Miracle Noton

Posted in BL Game with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 26/05/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: みらくるのーとん

Company: Tennenouji

Release Date:26.12.06

Official Site: http://www.tennenouji.net/product/01_noten/index.html

Platform: PC

Genre: 18+ BL, ‘romance’, PWP, sex, sex, and more sex.

Plot Summary: PWP very effectively sums this up.  How to write the summary when there ain’t even a substantial plot or anything?  *sigh* Well from the dredges of what little story there is in this game, the synopsis would go like this: Protagonist Ogata Akira finds a magical living notebook that can grant any wish he writes in it.  But there’s a catch: only horny wishes work.  So begins Akira’s days of homoerotic wish writing…. Continue reading

Otome Game Review – Will O’ Wisp

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 17/05/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: ウィル・オ・ウィスプ

Company: Otomate (Idea Factory)

Release Date: 06.09.07

Official Site: http://www.otomate.jp/

will/wisp.html

Platform: PS2, PSP, DS

Genre: Romance, otome game, fantasy, mystery

Plot Summary: Set in 19th century London, there are dollmakers who can make sophisticated, human like dolls who talk, have feelings, blablabla.  Our heroine, Hanna, is a dollmaker in training who can see things and hear things no one else can- lol no she’s not on drugs.  Her uncle or grandpa, whoever he is, dies and she sees this as a chance to sneak into his private chambers and snoop around.  Feeling a strange air in the place, she finds a coffin and a key, opens it, only to find a ‘sleeping’ doll, and as any other sane person would do, she jacks the key into the guy, waking him up, and the story goes from there. Continue reading

BL Game Review – Lamento -BEYOND THE VOID-

Posted in BL Game with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 27/04/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: Lamento, ラメント ビヨンド ザ ヴォイド

Company: Nitro+Chiral

Release Date: 27.10.06

Official Site: http://www.nitrochiral.com/pc/software/lamento/index.php

Platform: PC

Genre: 18+ BL, fantasy, drama, romance, rape, kitty boys, fucking long

Plot: In Sisa, 2 diseases plague the Ribika, conveniently killing off the majority of the kitty girls, leaving only kitty boys.  The whole land in chaos, everybody resorting to cannibalism as their main source of food, Konoe wakes up one day, following his weird nightmares, to find strange tattoos wrapped around his arms, his ears and tail now black.  Konoe runs to escape the wrath of his village for being ‘unlucky’ and wtnot, and whilst searching for a means to cure himself, he meets 3 other hot kitty boys along the way. Continue reading

BL Game Review – Kimi no Naka no Palladium

Posted in BL Game with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 02/04/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: 君の中のパラディアーム

Company: Chat Errant

Release Date:02.10.09

Official Site:

http://chaterrant.jp/products/palladium/index.html

Platform: PC

Genre: 18+ BL, comedy, fantasy

Plot Summary: Protagonist Aile (No name changing as usual for BL games) is the only wingless person in a land of winged beings – Palladium.  He’s picked up by Ventvert, who claims that the identical tags they both carry prove that they’re brothers, and they decide to go to the other half of Palladium to look for their other brothers, who all have an inexplicable infatuation with Aile.

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Otome Game Review – Hoshiiro no Okurimono

Posted in Otome Games with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/04/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: 星色のおくりもの

Company: Takuyo

Release Date:27.11.08

Official Site: http://www.takuyo.co.jp/pr

oducts/hoshiiro/index.html

Platform: PSP, PS2

Genre: Otome, romance, drama, stars

Plot Summary:Heroine Yoshimoto Ai (changeable – as usual, I chose something stupid, this time being “unchi”) is in love with stars and meets a guy one night while stargazing at her secret hill.  They have a short convo, he leaves and she never sees him again, but a transfer student joins her class and *gasp*!  It’s him!…seriously, Takuyo?  They recognize each other, make an astronomy club and the story starts there.

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Anime Movie Review: Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu

Posted in Anime with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 21/03/2010 by domshiki

Alternative Names: 涼宮ハルヒの消失, 涼宮春日的消失, The Vanishment of Haruhi Suzumiya, The Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi

Studio: Kyoto Animation

Release Date: 06.02.10

Running Length: 162 mins according to eng wiki, 2 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds according to jap wiki and 2 hours 50 minutes according to my ticket.

Plot Summary: Haruhi disappears.  Shit happens.

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