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VoteRatingLabelsTitleStart dateFinish date
108.60 (4644)Finished, Japanese, Reread, Translation, 実況Subarashiki Hibi ~Furenzoku Sonzai~2017-09-022017-11-30
9.98.60 (779)Finished, Japanese, Reread, 実況Sakura no Uta -Sakura no Mori no Ue o Mau-墓碑銘の素晴らしき混乱2021-06-062021-08-05
9.58.06 (737)Finished, Japanese, Reread, 実況Hatsuyuki SakuraThe most complete fairy tale by Nijima with so much enchanting atmosphere that it makes me want to go back again and again. Nijima is a master of writing endings in his very unique style, which makes them both very happy and very sad at the same time, and I absolutely adore it. The main theme of 卒業 has hit me especially hard on a personal level, and the true ending was one of the most moving moments I experienced2020-06-202020-08-06
9.27.74 (199)Finished, JapaneseTsui no Sora Remakehttps://vndb.org/w1303#review2020-12-262020-12-29
97.95 (327)Finished, Japanese, 実況Kitto, Sumiwataru Asairo Yori mo,The most Japanese visual novel you can find about overcoming your weaknesses through the bonds with your friends. It starts off very promising but sadly pacing goes downhill in the middle and it was pretty hard to get through this part, but luckily it manages to catch up in the last third and ends with a lot of moving scenes and a really beautiful ending. But what made me enjoy it the most was its beautiful aesthetics, which includes the perfect combination of art, backgrounds, animations, voices, the superb Shuumon's literary writing style, and probably the highest quality music I've heard in any medium. Definitely a classic among classics that I'm going to reread eventually2021-03-232021-05-11
99.05 (7598)Finished, Japanese, 実況Muv-Luv Alternative2021-11-292021-12-22
97.02 (37)Finished, Japanese, 実況Saiaku Naru Saiyaku Ningen ni SasaguThe ultimate tale about the growth that explores some major themes that you rarely will see anywhere else, such as differences between family, friendship, love, or simple dependence on other people, while being afraid to leave your comfort zone. Kuro is probably one of the most complex characters ever written with more than 40 hours of character development through 5 different sides of her personality at the same time. Honestly, it had the potential to be one of the best stories ever written if not for that plot, which was the main drawback here. It was very repeatable, predictable, and getting through most of it was pretty tiring, but all the emotional scenes and the very unique and unexpected ending managed to carry it over in the end2021-01-302021-02-08
8.97.57 (1040)Finished, Remake, TranslationHimawariAqua chapter is one of the best stories I have read. Need to reread for proper experience2018-09-072019-04-07
8.77.39 (174)Finished, JapaneseNatsuyume NagisaAt first, this story looks like nothing special with your typical romance and drama and my expectations were pretty low, but once you get to the true route, all parts of the story get connected together and suddenly everything starts to make perfect sense, and then the ending just comes to destroy you from inside. It was probably the most impactful ending I have ever experienced, no one managed to realize the main theme of the dream as masterfully as Nijima did here. And even though the aftertaste is very bitter, the precious memories about this summer dream makes you really happy that you were able to experience it2021-01-212021-02-17
8.48.46 (5616)Finished, TranslationHigurashi no Naku Koro niQuestions arks are for sure one of the best psychological thrillers out there2018-02-13
8.28.04 (13030)Finished, TranslationSaya no UtaNeed to reread2016-11-092016-11-10
87.96 (483)Finished, JapaneseIrotoridori no SekaiCame just for Shinku, left with some really epic story that I didn't expect at all. But sadly first 70% of the game was basically filler and the only reason I was able to get through those routes is Shinku that was always by my side and kept motivating me to continue2021-08-062021-08-19
7.68.02 (458)Finished, JapaneseRance 03 Leazas KanrakuBasically 01 but improved in every way with a much better interface and gameplay. The scale of the story got a lot wider which was able to make some feeling of adventure, and the voice acting was so good that it will be really hard to get back to unvoiced Rance again2021-06-302021-07-08
7.46.88 (64)Finished, JapaneseFuyukara, Kururu.This vn was a really interesting experience, it basically starts with the first 1/3 of the game being borderline nukige, then it turns out into some decently entertaining murder mystery (even though ultimately pointless in the end) and then suddenly peaking up in the last third being full of Buddhist themes about 願い and 祈り and I enjoyed it a lot, it could be really great if it spent some time into more worldbuilding instead of endless H scenes because the Sci-fi part here was just as a background2021-09-242021-10-06
7.48.69 (3895)Finished, TranslationHigurashi no Naku Koro ni KaiSadly Answers arks started to gradually lose in quality, and the 8th chapter felt like ryuukishi got just tired from all of this and just wanted to faster finish it, which made the ending being highly disappointing. But regardless of that, I still love this story and the characters and probably will reread it one day2018-03-01
7.47.84 (13435)FinishedKatawa ShoujoDefinitely the best thing that came out from gaijin hands and still one of my favorite romance stories
7.48.99 (10011)Finished, Japanese, 実況Steins;GateDidn't expect much from it as I have already seen the anime back then and still remembered most of the key scenes but overall vn was far better and I had a decent time with it even though I still wasn't a big fan to begin with. They put a lot of effort into the world-building and setting but it ends up being just a background for all of those cheap plot twists that seem to be the common feature of the sci-adv series while failing hard in the actual sci-fi part and losing all its potential2021-11-172021-12-17
7.46.23 (54)Finished, JapaneseTenshi no Nichou Kenjuu -Angelos Armas-A very interesting and unique story that I would never expect from a setting like this. The Anri route was amazing and the ending was pretty mind-blowing, but sadly can't say the same for the rest of the routes, I would probably enjoy it much more if I skipped them2021-06-162021-06-19
7.37.38 (220)Finished, JapaneseKoiiro SoramoyouI really love this even though it is far from being good. This is that kind of story where 90% of it is the common route, while character routes are more like extra short stories with h scenes. The plot itself is extremely ordinary and down to the ground, they tried to make it kind of realistic, but it turned to be pretty boring most of the time with a lot of useless technical info and very cliched solutions to the problems. But despite that, I still enjoyed it a lot due to its unique extremely nostalgic atmosphere and really nice and friendly characters that grow a lot to you through the story2020-01-282020-05-05
7.27.65 (2964)Finished, JapaneseKanonMaeda is definitelly a master of writing sol. The common route was extremely funny and enjoyable, you could tell how much soul they put into it. I really loved all of the interactions between Nayuki and Yuuichi, and the latter being voiced by Sugita was definitelly a huge part of it. It's really a shame that his voice acting disappears in the middle and only comes back at the very end. But once you enter the routes you can tell how dated it is, all of the drama was really weak and predictable and it was pretty boring most of the time, yet after reaching each of the endings I still ended up being glad that I did so2021-07-142021-12-08
7.26.71 (29)Finished, Console ver, JapaneseNijuueihttps://vndb.org/w3114#review2021-09-202021-10-10
76.83 (223)Finished, JapaneseAxanaelI really liked the first half, it has one of the best narratives ever, where it constantly changes pov in the format of mini-chapters where always something happening and keeps you intrigued, so it never gets boring to read. But sadly Shimokura's writing skills are far from best so it went downhill at the second half with his very questionable sense of humor and all the nonsense in the story2019-07-142019-08-17
76.92 (206)Finished, TranslationChuusotsu! 1st Graduation ~Chuusotsu no Time After Time~A story about self-improvement and depression overcoming, with a lot of satire over Japanese society and very good writing2018-04-262018-05-09
77.80 (3788)Finished, TranslationCross†ChannelNeed to reread2017-10-282017-11-11
78.57 (6686)Finished, JapaneseLittle Busters!Maeda is really a master of writing interesting sol, his common routes are really fun to go through with all of the jokes, references, and various choices. But when it comes to drama it becomes a huge hit or miss. Most of the characters' routes failed for me pretty hard because of its really weak drama, and the different writers between routes didn't help either. And when I thought that Refrain will finally be able to make it, and it actually did in several scenes, but overall I was still rather disappointed with it in the end, those typical happy ends by Key are definitely not for me2020-08-292020-12-06
78.53 (6076)Finished, TranslationRewriteI remember having questionable feelings about it but I would need to reread it first to say anything2017-04-142017-04-27
76.19 (110)Finished, Japanese, 実況Tsui no SoraWhile being inferior to the remake in all aspects, it still got its own special charm, which left a very strong trace in the memory, and I probably wouldn't be able to enjoy the remake as much without it2020-12-222020-12-26
6.77.10 (1005)Finished, JapaneseRance 01 - Hikari o Motomete -Pretty good start of the series, rance turned to be a way more cool character than I expected. The gameplay was kinda too monotonous but still fun enough to keep with the pacing, the story was pretty absurd and stupid but with its own charm. Playing with a guide is recommended though because half of the events have expiring conditions2021-04-242021-06-25
6.56.99 (7622)Finished, Japanese, 実況Muv-LuvIt definitelly has a soul and all that slapstick humor from the 2000s felt really nostalgic, but it wasn't really in my taste overall. The Extra common route was pretty fun but all of the drama in the routes was really weak and mostly boring. I really liked Takeshi's growth through the Unlimited though but removing Sumika was the worst mistake that pretty much ruined it for me2021-03-112021-11-29
6.27.59 (1625)Finished, JapaneseTrue RemembranceVery cute interactions between main characters with nice art and atmosphere, but the story itself was pretty weird and didn't get anywhere2021-08-282021-12-16
66.96 (2444)FinishedBeskonechnoe leto2016-01-182016-01-19
68.29 (2599)Finished, TranslationChaos;ChildMaybe it wasn't the best entrance to the Sci-Adv series since I didn't know what to expect from it and it definitely turned out to be not what I would expect. I really liked the first half of the story, it was a very high-quality detective that always kept me hooked. But once it got to all the ESP stuff it lost all of the seriousness and all those overly cliched plot twists made me more laughing from them rather than emphasizing with characters. But it still wasn't that bad and mostly interesting to read, until it got to the ending, and it was one of the worst endings I've seen2018-08-092018-08-16
68.47 (6630)Stalled, TranslationEver17 -The Out of Infinity-Lost interest after first (Sara) route, one day will reread it properly
67.47 (4657)Finished, TranslationNarcissu
67.68 (349)Finished, JapaneseSayonara o Oshiete ~Comment te Dire Adieu~Disappointment, definitelly expected more from a cult game like this. It failed for me as a denpa, I expected it to have some creepy, insane atmosphere where you can't tell where is reality and where is delusion, but what I got was the boring, melancholic weekdays of a schizophrenic. Even though this concept still had a lot of potentials, I was reading it emotionlessly for the most part because it was too easy to tell where was a delusion so all of the disturbing scenes felt simply boring rather than outputting. The ending was pretty interesting though2021-11-012021-11-04
66.94 (124)Stalled, JapaneseSukimazakura to Uso no MachiLost interest after the common route because it turned out to be kinda not what I expected of it. One day I will finish it..
5.85.58 (282)Finished, JapaneseRance 4.1 ~Okusuri Koujou o Sukue!~This was a lot more fun than I expected, we get here Atena instead of Sill and I really liked her, all jokes with her were really funny. The gameplay was pretty simple, battles were pretty rare and fast, the only minus was that you are forced to go back and forth through the whole dungeon again and again and it got pretty tiring by the end2021-07-182021-07-18
5.75.58 (267)Playing, JapaneseRance 4.2 ~Angelgumi~Direct continuation of the 4.1 with 2 new characters to the party, and I had a lot of fun with Genri, his personality really fits well with the Rance and all of their interactions were super funny. Gameplay was exactly the same as the previous one, but the last battle was way more challenging for some reason and I had to reload dozens of times to roll some good rng to finally finish this2021-07-182021-07-18
5.67.79 (4837)Finished, Japanese, RemakeHoshizora no Memoria -Wish Upon a Shooting Star-Really good common route with a very charming atmosphere and superb music, but it went downhill really hard on the characters' routes with very poor writing and weak drama, and when I hoped that the true route will finally deliver, it ended up being even worse than the rest of the routes. Dissapointment2021-02-212021-03-15
5.46.39 (492)Finished, Japanese, 実況Rance IV - Kyoudan no Isan -For its year the story was pretty solid and interesting to follow for the most part. It adds more to the side characters of the 3rd part and also adds little more romantic notes to the Sill and Rance relationships, I got really touched by Rance's phrase near the end: "奴隷が主人より先死んでどうする。俺の儀式の世話も奴隷の仕事だぞ。" - this one moment already made it worth it going all the way through this game. The main problem here is the gameplay, it's extremely grindy and repetitive, the total amount of battles you have to get through by the end to be able to finish this is measured by thousands and it's not fun at all. Luckily there is a complete playthrough on niconico that pretty much saves you dozens of hours you would have to spend on the grind and makes going through it way more enjoyable2021-07-092021-07-16
46.20 (12)Finished, JapaneseNijuubakoThe first story about twins' life was pretty cute and I would prefer if that was the only story here. But there is also the 2nd story that I'm still questioning what's the point of it. They throw a bunch of characters you know nothing about into a few hours long story that needed at least 10 more hours of development to make you be able to empathize with any of them2021-10-102021-10-10
46.24 (724)Finished, JapaneseRance 02 Kai - Hangyaku no Shoujo-tachi -Pretty bad for a remake, just updating the graphics while letting most of the original text and gameplay was a terrible decision. The gameplay was nothing but a chore, the writing was too bland and Rance's personality felt out of his character. The only point of this game is to introduce some key characters like Shizuku and Maria2021-06-262021-06-30
37.03 (8711)FinishedDoki Doki Literature Club!2017-12-112017-12-12
36.66 (68)Finished, JapaneseJisatsu no Tame no 101 no Houhouhttps://vndb.org/w1706#review2021-03-172021-03-22
-8.42 (1295)Playing, JapaneseAiyoku no Eustia2021-10-20
-8.02 (261)Playing, JapaneseIrotoridori no Hikari
-6.23 (24)Playing, JapaneseMoekan
-6.91 (121)Playing, JapaneseNanatsuiro★Drops2021-11-16
-7.94 (205)PlayingSakura, Moyu. -As the Night's, Reincarnation-2021-12-26
-7.68 (643)Playing, JapaneseSweet Pool2021-11-05