2 months ago

Review: Cupid Parasite: Sweet and Spicy Darling

What is it that the kids say these days when the content they like is getting released on a regular basis? Ah yes, we are eating good. This is definitely the case for otome fans. Many titles have released this year, and among them is the sequel to Idea Factory’s popular Cupid Parasite. 
5 months ago

Review: Sympathy Kiss

One thing I like about video games today is their range. And by that I mean you can find titles that fully cater to adult players, and the themes found within these games can open you to new perspectives. A great example of this the game we are looking at today: Idea Factory’s new otome
23 Jun 2022

Review: Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei

The last time I wrote a review for an otome game, I couldn’t help but point out how childish the genre’s usual tropes felt from the perspective of an older player. The satisfaction I craved from that particular story never came because I couldn’t shake the feeling that I wasn’t the intended audience. This never
30 Jul 2021

Review: Bustafellows

I have to admit that it’s a great time to be an otome fan. I remember when the only source of otome games available in the west were either fan-translated ports or very questionable-looking games on sites like Newgrounds. We now get new otome releases almost every year, and as a long-time player of dating
3 Aug 2019

Review: London Detective Mysteria

When designing a character, an author can only hope that their creation will be one to stand the test of time. A character that readers decades from now, maybe even centuries, will still be able to enjoy and relate to in a way. A character that even those who haven't read the works they were created for can still recognize.