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Utawarerumono – Interview with the creators

Posted in Translations with tags , , , on April 27, 2013 by Mazyrian

The guidebook for the PS2 version of Utawarerumono (Utawarerumono – Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta – Official Guidebook) includes an interview with Washimi Tsutomu (director), Suga Munemitsu (scenario writer) and Amazuyu Tatsumi (character designer / art). Here is a synopsis of the most interesting parts [personal comments in brackets]. Spoilers follow.

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Utawarerumono

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , on March 21, 2013 by Mazyrian

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Kemonomimi galore.

Utawarerumono is a 2002 SRPG by Leaf. It got a DVD version in 2003 and an all ages PS2 port, Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta, with voices and added content and (slightly) improved gameplay, in 2006, which in turn got a PSP port in 2009. Is this PSP version the one being reviewed. It has a sequel planned.

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ToHeart

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on June 3, 2012 by Mazyrian

It’s now the turn of the third of the Leaf Visual Novel Series (see also, Shizuku, Kizuato).

To Heart is a 1997 game by Leaf, with a PSX port in 1999.

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Shizuku – Drop

Posted in Reviews with tags , , on September 6, 2011 by Mazyrian

Now I’ll talk a little about Shizuku, the first game in the Leaf Visual Novel series.

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Kizuato – Scar

Posted in Reviews with tags , on September 3, 2011 by Mazyrian

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Let’s start with a short review of Kizuato, one of the very first visual novels by Leaf, maybe better known in the English speaking community by the SRPGs Utawarerumono and Tears to Tiara (to which this holds no resemblance).

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