NORN9: Var Commons – Ron Muroboshi Walkthrough

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RON MUROBOSHI

NOTE: Ron’s route only unlocks after finishing either Heishi or Akito’s happy ending.

 

PROLOGUE
-Make breakfast with Nanami

Heroine: Nanami

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(No Choices)

Select Ron Muroboshi

 

CHAPTER 2
-Take some
-I might actually stab you
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 1)

 

CHAPTER 3
-I don’t want to be a burden
-I don’t want to live

Create Save File 1 here

-It’s evil
-Reluctantly agree to hold his hand

 

CHAPTER 4
-It’s impossible
-Knock
-Slap him awake
-…
-…

Create a Save File 2 here

 

CHAPTER 5
-Make a sarcastic comment
-Your sunglasses are hurting me
-Don’t watch (Hiyoko Channel 11)

 

CHAPTER 6
(TIMED) Ron!

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 2

CHAPTER 5
-Leave him without saying a word
-I’m fine
-Don’t watch (Hiyoko Channel 11)

 

CHAPTER 6
-Take me with you

(Tragic Love Ending)

 

 

BAD ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 3
-I don’t know what it is
-Hold onto his shirt

 

CHAPTER 4
-Get some common sense
-Knock
-Throw off his sheet
-…
-…

 

CHAPTER 5
-Leave without saying a word
-I’m fine
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 11)

 

CHAPTER 6
-Take me with you

(Bad Ending)

NORN9: Var Commons – Akito Shukuri Walkthrough

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AKITO SHUKURI

 

PROLOGUE
-Make breakfast with Nanami

Heroine: Nanami

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(No Choices)

Select Akito Shukuri

 

CHAPTER 2
-I like it
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 4)
-…

 

CHAPTER 3
-Leave the bath
-Wait for him
-Women can handle it

 

CHAPTER 4
-I don’t want to think that
-I won’t wash my face
-I am

 

CHAPTER 5
-Say it

Create Save File 1 here

-About the two of us
-Then I won’t go

 

CHAPTER 6
-Something long-lasting
-Don’t erase his memory
-I want to know more about you

 

CHAPTER 7
-Don’t add any herbs

(Happy Ending)

 

 

NORMAL ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-About the two of us
-Then I won’t go

 

CHAPTER 6
-Something long-lasting
-Erase his memory
-I want to know more about you

 

CHAPTER 7
-Don’t add any herbs

(Normal Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-Shukuri
-Why not?

 

CHAPTER 6
-Something perishable
-Don’t erase his memory
-…

 

CHAPTER 7
-Add a dash of herbs

(Tragic Love Ending)

NORN9: Var Commons – Itsuki Kagami Walkthrough

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ITSUKI KAGAMI

 

PROLOGUE
-Look for a room with Mikoto
-A hiyoko
-Chase after them

Heroine: Mikoto

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(No Choices)

-Select Istuki Kagami

 

CHAPTER 2
-Stubbornly deny it
-Don’t compliment him

 

CHAPTER 3
-Don’t go
-Draw card slightly to the left
-Draw the rightmost card
-Draw the leftmost card
-Draw the left card

 

CHAPTER 4
-Don’t go to the castle
-Kick down the door
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 12)

 

Create Save File 1 here

 

CHAPTER 5
-Stay calm
-Apologize
-To keep that to myself
-It is wrong
-Don’t watch (Hiyoko Channel 10)

 

CHAPTER 6
-Take his hand
-Agree

 

CHAPTER 7
-Remember what happened on the roof
-Remember what happened in the dream

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-Protest
-Say Nothing
-It is
Watch (Hiyoko Channel 10)

 

CHAPTER 6
-Take his hand
-Get angry

(Tragic Love Ending)

NORN9 Var Commons – Heishi Otomaru Walkthrough

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HEISHI OTOMARU

 

PROLOGUE
-Make breakfast with Nanami

Heroine: Nanami

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(No Choices)

Select Heishi Otomaru

 

CHAPTER 2
-I’m not mad

 

CHAPTER 3
-About yesterday
-A scary maze
-Tell him you’re thinking about him

 

CHAPTER 4
-Not knowing that someone was mad at me
-No
-I envy his dream

Create Save File 1 here

 

CHAPTER 5
-I want to make his dream come true

 

CHAPTER 6
-Don’t go with him
-Don’t watch (Hiyoko Channel 6)
-Apologize for not saying anything

 

CHAPTER 7
-Wake up
-Don’t go with him

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-I want to share his dream

 

CHAPTER 6
-Go with him
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 6)
-Apologize for not erasing his memory

 

CHAPTER 7
-Don’t wake up

(Tragic Love Ending)

 

 

 

NORN9: Var Commons Masamune Toya Walkthrough

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MASAMUNE TOYA

NOTE: Masamune’s route only unlocks after finishing either Kakeru or Senri’s happy ending.

 

PROLOGUE
-Go to the roof with Ms. Weirdo

Heroine: Koharu

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(TIMED) Tell him where Senri is
Select Masamune Toya

CHAPTER 2
-I’m fine

CHAPTER 3
-Don’t listen and stay

Create Save File 1 here

-Try baking by yourself

CHAPTER 4
-That only I ever get to see them
-Watch (Hioyoko Channel 9)

Create a Save File 2 here

-Don’t go inside

CHAPTER 5
-I was terrified
-Do nothing

CHAPTER 6
-I’ll be thinking about the future
-Ruffle his hair
-Dont watch (Hiyoko Channel 5)
-Tell the truth
-Say nothing

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE END:

Load Save File 2

CHAPTER 4
-Don’t go inside

CHAPTER 5
-I’m alright
-Hand him a cookie

CHAPTER 6
-I’ll be thinking about you
-Give him a massage
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 5)
-Lie to the gross guy
-Ask about his duty

(Tragic Love End)

 

 

BAD ENDINGS:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 3 
-Ask Heishi for help
-Ask Heishi for help

(Bad Ending 1)

Load Save File 2

CHAPTER 4
-Go inside
-Go for it
-No regrets! Go for it!

(Bad Ending 2)

NORN9: Var Commons Sakuya Nijo Walkthrough

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SAKUYA NIJO

 

PROLOGUE
-Look for a room with Mikoto
-A hiyoko
-Chase after them

Heroine: Mikoto

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(No Choices)

-Select Sakuya Nijo

 

CHAPTER 2
-Reach for it
-Watch (Hiyoko Channel 8)

 

CHAPTER 3
-Apologize
-Grab the other spoon
-Forget the candies
-I would give up on it

 

CHAPTER 4
-Express your true feelings
-Keep his power secret

Create Save File 1 here

 

CHAPTER 5
-Not bother to search for clues
-I want to be with you
-Please stay

 

CHAPTER 6
-Third floor
(TIMED) Yes I will
-Sakuya’s future

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-Search for clues
-…

 

CHAPTER 6
-First floor
(TIMED) Nope
-The matter of the traitor

(Tragic Love Ending)

NORN9: Var Commons – Senri Ichinose Walkthrough

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SENRI ICHINOSE

 

PROLOGUE
-Go to the roof with Ms. Weirdo

Heroine: Koharu

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(TIMED) Tell him where Senri is

Select Senri Ichinose

 

CHAPTER 2
-Reply honestly
-Agree with Senri

 

CHAPTER 3
-Yes, I would be
-Let Senri take a break

 

CHAPTER 4
-See Akito’s side
(TIMED) Say Senri’s name

Create Save File 1 here

 

CHAPTER 5
-Resist
-Don’t go with him

 

CHAPTER 6 
-Because I’m secure now
-Don’t watch
-Yes
(TIMED) I’m sorry

(Happy Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE END:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 5
-Flee
-Go with him

 

CHAPTER 6
-Because it’s good for you
-Watch Hiyoko Channel 2
-No, it doesn’t
(TIMED)

(Tragic Love End)

NORN9: Var Commons – Kakeru Yuiga Walkthrough

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KAKERU YUIGA

 

PROLOGUE
-Go to the roof with Ms. Weirdo

Heroine: Koharu

 

HAPPY ENDING:

CHAPTER 1
(TIMED) Tell him where Senri is

Select Kakeru Yuiga

 

CHAPTER 2
-Reply honestly
-He’s not joking

 

CHAPTER 3
-Be happy
(TIMED) Don’t finish
-Watch Hiyoko Channel 3

Create Save File 1 here

 

CHAPTER 4
-Point it out
-We aren’t really friends yet
-You smile that empty smile
(TIMED) Touch his back

 

CHAPTER 5
-Look at Yuiga
-Just be the real you
-Stay close

 

CHAPTER 6
(TIMED) Open the door
-Smile brightly

(Happy Ending)

 

 

 

BAD ENDING:

Load Save File 1

CHAPTER 4
-Pretend not to notice

 

CHAPTER 5
-Make small talk

Create Save File 2 here

-Cheer up!

(Bad Ending)

 

 

TRAGIC LOVE ENDING:

Load Save File 2

CHAPTER 4
-Point it out
-We aren’t really friends yet
-You smile that empty smile
(TIMED) Touch his back

 

CHAPTER 5
-Make small talk
-Be the real you
-Step away from Yuiga

 

CHAPTER 6
(TIMED) Don’t open the door
-Act embarrassed

(Tragic Love End)

Otome Games in Nintendo Switch (English) ~Old Version~

UPDATE: (Author’s Note) This post is old, and has not been updated for months. To view the updated version, click the link below:
Otome Games in Nintendo Switch (English) ~Updated Version~

Otome Game in Nintendo Switch (1)

Since the Vita apocalypse has finally dawned upon us, a lot of otome fans in the west were left in the dark after Sony’s big announcement on shutting down production of physical PS Vita games. With this shocking news at hand, localization companies such as Idea Factory Intl. and Aksys Games, who are known for bringing popular otome titles to the west has ceased to announce any otome games this year.

So where does that leave us otome fans?
While there are still a lot of otome games that are digitally making their way to the west through different media (PC, Steam, mobile, and Switch), this post will be touching  on the ones that are available in the Nintendo Switch console.

Below I’ll be listing down all otome titles that are currently available in the Eshop (NA and EU):

 

The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya

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Game Review
Voiced? NO
Price: 19.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 5/10

Comments: I personally, liked this game because of its *cough* steamy content and beautiful art. Some routes were great, while others were boring. It is a bit expensive though for a non voiced tittle.
Recommended routes: Kagura, Kagerou, Takao.

 

 

The Men of Yoshiwara: Oghiya

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced? NO
Price: 14.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: In terms of the game’s sound and mechanics, I find this one better than the first Yoshiwara series. Story-wise, I’ve only finished Takigawa’s route so I can’t really spell out any thoughts if this game was better than its predecessor. I do like Oghiya MC more than Kikuya MC.

 

 

The Charming Empire

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Game Review
Voiced? YES
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 4/10

Comments: The only things I liked about this game were the voice actors and the artwork. The story was super bland and most of the routes ended in a rush.
Recommended Routes: Kei Yoshimine, Soshi Amazaki

 

 

Pub Encounters “Dandy Shot”

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced? NO
Price: 16.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: I kept putting this game down for some reason lol. I’ve been hearing a few mixed reviews regarding Dandy Shot (Pub Encounters). Most of the reviews were actually quite good, as long as you don’t mind romancing older men (chuckles). I’ve only finished Yuze Ryunosuke’s route, he’s the tsundere and his story wasn’t so bad.

 

 

Destiny Princess

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced? NO
Price: 14.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: One gripe I have for this game was that, because it was a mobile port the CGs on the Switch looked really weird and stretched. The game has an interesting prologue and I’ve actually enjoyed its steamy content.^^; I’ve finished three routes so far. Some were good, while others were meh.
Recommended Routes: Nobunaga

 

 

The Amazing Shinsengumi

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced? NO
Price: 11.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments:  I’ve played the game’s prologue and it was boring as heck. I haven’t started a route yet but based on hearsay (from the otome community), this game apparently borders a bit on “rapey” scenarios? Haha if you’re someone who’s uncomfortable with that, it may be best to stay out of this game.^^;;

 

 

Ayakashi Koi Gikyoku

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Game Review
Voiced? YES
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 3/10

Comments: This game had great voice acting. That’s it. The story is bad and translations are the worst.
**Edit: A recent patch update was released for this game fixing the horrid translations.

 

 

Gakuen Club

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Game Review
Voiced? YES
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 5/10

Comments: This game wasn’t so bad. It had some good routes worth checking out and the art style was really beautiful. But since all the main characters were younger high school teens, the game didn’t appeal to me as much.
Recommended Routes: Saku Takizawa, Toma Sakai

 

 

Iris School of Wizardry – Vinculum Hearts

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Voiced? YES
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 5/10

Comments: Just like Ayakoi, the translations were pretty bad in this game but the story itself was fairly decent. I loved the game’s shoujo manga art style and I believe I’ve enjoyed a couple of routes on this one.
Recommended Routes: Matias, A-Jay, Iris
***Edit: A recent patch was released fixing the game’s English translations! ^^

 

 

Kitty Love – Way to look for love

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Game Review
Voiced: YES
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 6/10

Comments: Again, the game’s english subs needed proofreading. However, I was able to chug it all up because the story was so cute. The game’s art style, music, voice acting, and enjoyable stories were its redeeming qualities.
Recommended Routes: Kohei, Takuma

 

 

Nightshade

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Voiced: YES
Price: 47.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 8/10

Comments: (Edited) If you’re having second thoughts whether or not it’s worth shelling out 50 bux to get this game in your Switch Library. Here’s my advice: GET IT! If you haven’t played the game yet, this one’s definitely a gem. When it comes to the character arcs and story-line, I cannot recommend Nightshade enough! Ask other Nightshade fans and they’ll tell you the same thing! ha! (*´▽`*)
Recommended Routes: ALL

 

 

Enchanted in the Moonlight (Miyabi, Kyoga & Samon)

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 19.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: Haven’t really touched this game at all even in mobile but I’d expect the story is just about the same quality as any voltage mobile otome game would have. This game series has a good amount of fan base though, so maybe that’s telling something? ┐(‘~` )┌

 

 

Enchanted in the Moonlight (Kiryu, Chikage & Yukinojo)

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 19.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: As said above, I haven’t really touched this series at all even in mobile but I’d expect the story is just about the same quality as any voltage mobile otome game would have. This game series has a good amount of fan base though, so maybe that’s telling something? ┐(‘~` )┌

 

 

Star Crossed Myth – The Department of Wishes

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 29.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: Star Crossed Myth series  is another voltage title that was recently ported over to the Switch. If you’re curious whether this port has the same amount of story & additional contents the voltage mobile app had, here’s what you’ll be getting for purchasing the game’s full console price: All main character’s stories and POVs, Epilogues, Sequels, All character’s POV sequels, Sequel Epilogues, Musings on Love (Side Stories), S2 Porlogue, A promise of Infinity (Side Stories), A Promise of Infinity (All Character’s POV). 

 

 

Star Crossed Myth – The Department of Punishments

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 29.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: Same as its predecessor, the contents you’ll be getting from purchasing its full console price are:  All main character’s stories and POVs, Epilogues, Sequels, All character’s POV sequels, Sequel Epilogues, Musings on Love (Side Stories), S2 Porlogue, A promise of Infinity (Side Stories), A Promise of Infinity (All Character’s POV). 

 

 

Kissed by the Baddest Bidder

Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 24.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: Coming Soon

 

 

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~

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Game Review
Voiced: YES
Price: 39.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 9/10

Comments: First Otomate title that was ported on the Switch console. It’s one of the first otome games I’ve played in the Vita and I was sooo happy when I heard it’s finally coming to the Switch. Get this game if you can! You won’t be disappointed. I promise!

 

 

Code Realize ~Future Blessings~

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Game Review
Voiced: YES
Price: 39.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 8/10

Comments: An awesome (fandisc) sequel to the first Code Realize series. If you’re thirsty for more adventures with Cardia and Lupin’s Gang, take my advice and get this game! This fandisc will also feature Finis and Sholme’s very own routes.

 

 

My Secret Pets 

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO
Price: 14.99
Chlo’s Rating: NA


Comments:
I use to have the the mobile version of this game and I’ve only played Lufna’s (the cat) route. It’s alright. The story (for that one route) is kinda underwhelming. I might try and finish the rest of the routes one day  (playing the switch version) and write a review but If you’re planning to get this game, maybe get Yoshiwara instead or get this when its on sale.

 

 

Closet Princess

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Game Review (in progress)
Voiced: NO (partial only)
Price: 24.99
Chlo’s Rating: NA

Comments: Don’t be fooled by this game’s eshop decription as “voiced” because IT’S NOT! The game is partially voiced, by partial, I mean you’ll only hear the seiyuu’s yelps and grunts lmao! Honestly, not worth its full price! This game is also a straight up mobile port and nothing new has been added to it in the console version.

 

 

COLLAR X MALICE

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Game Review
Voiced: YES
Price: 39.99 USD
Chlo’s Rating: 10/10

Comments: Collar x Malice is finally out on the switch! This game is my absolute favorite otome title! The romance is pretty darn good, yes… but it’s actually the storyline that’ll leave you completely immersed! For the life of me, I recommend this game 100%! 

 

 

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UPDATE: New Otome Games (English) coming to the Switch in 2020

While Otomate, Japan’s leading company in producing otome games are slowly but surely moving to the Nintendo Switch as their main visual novel console going forward, there has yet to be any announcement whether any of their old and new titles (for the Switch) are getting localized.

If you’re curious which games (Non-Otomate titles included) are currently available in the Switch eshop Japan, here’s a list below for both physical and digital releases:

(The list below does not include the games that were already localized)

  1. Code Realize Saiko no Hanataba – link here
  2. Hakuoki Shinkai Fuka Den – link here
  3. NORN9 LOFN – link here
  4. Beast Darling! (Digital) – link here
  5. Nil Admirari no Tenbin – link here
  6. Cendrillon PalikA – link here
  7. Sangoku Koi Senki – link here
  8. Yoshiwara Hinganbana – link here
  9. Nightshade “Hyakka Hyakurou” – link here
  10. Kiniro no Corda Octave – link here
  11. Yunohana Spring! “Mellow Times” – link here
  12. Harukanaru Toki no Naka De 6link here
  13. Diabolik Lovers “Chaos Lineage” – link here
  14. Beastmaster and Princelink here
  15. Taishou x Alice – link here
  16. Reine des Fleurs – link here
  17. Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku – link here
  18. Shiritsu Verbara Gakuen ~ Rose of Versailles link here
  19. Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku Kinema Mosaic link here
  20. Diamagy Magical Boys link here
  21. CLOCK ZERO ~Shuuen no Ichibyou  link here
  22. Kaeru Batake DE Tsukamaete☆彡 link here
  23. Tlicolity Eyes: Twinkle Snowtime  (July 18, 2019) link here
  24. Piofiore No Banshou (July 25, 2019) link here
  25. Katakoi Contrast: Collection of Branch (August 22, 2019) link here
  26. Brothers Conflict Precious Baby (August 29, 2019) link here
  27. Amnesia Memories (September 12, 2019) link here
  28. Jakou no Lyla: Trap of Musk  (September 19, 2019) link here
  29. Hakuoki Shinkai Tsukikage no Shou (September 26, 2019) link here
  30. Amnesia Crowd and Later (October 3, 2019) link here
  31. Gensou Kissa Enchanté  (October 10, 2019) link here
  32. Diabolik Lovers Grand Edition (November 21, 2019)
  33. Bustafellows (December 19, 2019) link here
  34. Uta no Prince Sama ~REPEAT Love~ (December 19, 2019) link here
  35. Zettai Kaikyū Gakuen (December 19, 2019) link here
  36. Gensou Manège (January 1, 2020) link here
  37. Koi no Hanasaku Hyakkaen (January 30, 2020) link here
  38. Prison Prince (January 30, 2020)
  39. Cho no Doku Hana no Kusari  (February 20, 2020) link here
  40. Collar x Malice Nintendo Switch Edition (March 12, 2020) link here
  41. Dairoku Ayakashimori (March 28, 2020)
  42. Olympia Soiree (April 16, 2020) link here
  43. Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 7 (June 18, 2020) link here
  44. Variabel Barricade (June 18, 2020)
  45. Jack Jeanne (August 5, 2020) link here
  46. Cupid Parasite (August 20, 2020)

For other Otomate upcoming 2019 titles, you can refer to these following posts:

If you think I’ve missed on some other titles (I’m pretty sure I did lol), please do let me know so I can update this list.

Kitty Love – Way to look for love Review (Nintendo Switch)

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KITTY LOVE – WAY TO LOOK FOR LOVE

Release Date: Novemeber 1, 2018 (North America)
Developers: OperaHouse Inc.
Publishers: OperaHouse Inc., DIGIMERCE
Platforms:  Nintendo Switch
ESRB Rating: E (10+)

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Just like Iris School of Wizardry ~ Vinculum Hearts, the game Kitty Love or Nyan Love “Watashi no Koi no Mitsukekata” (original title), was recently released to the Nintendo Switch console this year, although the game has been around since the year 2014 as a mobile port.

 

Walkthroughs:

 

STORY
Honoka Shinota (main protagonist) works at a flower shop and spends every day working hard at her job.
Then one night, at the park she always visits, an odd-eyed black cat cursed her into becoming a cat at night and human by morning.
“There’s only one way to break the curse”, the black cat said… and it is…

――True love’s kiss.

 

If you’re curious about the game’s localization, specifically, if the english subs have improved, my answer is nada. It is the same ol’ inconsistent subs from the last game Iris School of Wizardry Vinculum Hearts. A couple of typos and misspellings, some misused prepositions, a few lost pronouns here and there, you get the gist! It is tolerable so to speak and you can still follow through the plot if you have the patience for it, that is. lol ヾ(´∀`) Ha…haha…
Did this throw you off? If not, please continue reading.^^

 

ART AND MUSIC
The game’s artwork and character design were beautifully done by Japanese illustrator, Nami Hidaka – you can view her official page here. If you’ve played a couple of OperaHouse’s otomes before, you’ll recognize some of their bg stock images that were re-used in this game (totally understandable for a game that used to be a mobile port).

The theme was really cute – that I found myself humming the OP and Ending theme a couple of times. lol

Voice Acting

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Soma Saito “Takuma Suguri”  Mineo Enomoto (Collar x Malice), Levi (Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk), Rem Kaginuki (Dance with Devils), Sota (Possession Magenta)

Atsushi Tamaru “Kohei Natsume” Tsukimi (Koroshiya to Strawberry), Kasuga (Variable Barricade)

Hiroki Yasumoto “Shogo Fujimoto” – Razel (Lamento Beyond the Void), Karasuma (7’scarlet), Hyuga Shinobu (KLAP)

Maeno Tomoaki “Kyosuke Kawahara” Arsene Lupin (Code Realize), Onigashima Houou (Kenka Banchou Otome), Keisuke Sanjou (Collar x Malice)

Sakurai Takahiro “Narumi Saijo” Alma (Bad Apple Wars), Astrum (Period Cube), Ruki (Diabolik Lovers), Rui Sagisawa (Nil Admirari)

 

MAIN CHARACTERS (Minor Spoilers)
There’s no recommended route order in the game, However, just be sure to play Saijo’s story last, to avoid unwanted plot spoilers in the beginning. I played and enjoyed mine in this following order: Takuma — Kohei — Kyosuke — Shogo — Saijo.

I promise to keep the spoiler contents to a minimum below, but I’m still putting up my spoiler banner to remind ya’lls to proceed and skim with caution.^^ 

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TAKUMA SUGURI

  • Flower shop owner
  • Loves Chinese food
  • Secret past

Takuma is the owner of “Flora”, the flower shop Honoka works at. He is a warm, friendly and understanding boss who seems to be very gentle upfront. In almost every route in the game, he remains supportive towards the heroine (to a point, where he even acts as a wingman for the other guys, in their respective routes).

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I played Takuma’s route first because I am forever thirsty for Soma Saito and he seemed like a good character to start (as suggested by the game). Despite his bright and gentle demeanor, I was anticipating some yandere tendencies in his route as he appears to be hiding something deviant up his sleeve. To my surprise (or rather disappointment, lol) Takuma is not yandere nor even close to one (laughs). He was, however, revealed to be a delinquent in his past, which made him reluctant towards admitting his feelings for Honoka, fearing she will never accept him and that he’s not deserving of someone like her because of his previous “bad record” Aww. What I really liked in Takuma’s route was how his romantic relationship for Honoka developed. It was so endearing to see him realize his feelings for the heroine as he tells cat Honoka at night how he’s beginning to fall in love with human Honoka. (*≧ω≦*) The fluff content of this route was pretty up there and his “happy ending” was surprisingly badass and def something to look forward to.

 

KOHEI NATSUME 

  • The childhood friend
  • Tsundere

Kohei is Honoka’s childhood friend. Because they grew up together in the same hometown, the heroine thinks of him as her big brother. In reality, Kohei secretly has a crush on Honoka, but decides to keep his feelings under wraps afraid it might ruin their friendship.

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Kohei’s route was full of fluffy surprises and was probably my favorite in the game. I’m usually not a fan of the cliche “childhood friend trope” but if there was one that was done right, Kohei’s story def takes the cake! Kohei and Honoka’s relationship build up was paced really well – it was so adorable – that I was grinning the whole time playing his route. Kohei Natsume’s tsundere nature makes him a darling of a character and it was so fun seeing him secretly hide his fascinations for all the neko he comes across with. It is also in this route, that the heroine reveals a traumatic past experience that involves her relationship with cats. Though Kohei’s happy ending is the best ending for his route, his normal ending was fairly as good as the other, so really, it doesn’t matter which ending you unlock as both of them were quite satisfying, so to speak. ♡(。- ω -) Out of all the guys, Kohei was perhaps the biggest cat mom of the bunch! He even owns a membership ID at this cat cafe by his workplace.

 

KYOSUKE KAWAHARA

  • Club Viola’s #1 host
  • Loves musical instruments

Kyosuke works as a host at Club Viola. He often visits Honoka’s flower shop to buy bouquets for his lady clients in the club. Besides his secret love for cats, he’s also secretly passionate about making music.

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In his route, Kyo, through cat Honoka’s support made him realize his true calling as a musician instead of a club host. I think one of the main highlights in Kyosuke’s route was his playful banters with human Honoka which I believe, eventually brought them closer together in his story. This is also the only route where the main guy gets into a nasty rivalry with a (spriteless) side character, who almost harassed the heroine out of spite. I like Kyosuke’s character development for the most part as he shares his deep passion for music with cat Honoka, and at the same time continues to care about human Honoka, despite her shady disappearing acts (while she turns into a cat at night). My only gripe about this route was that it had the most awful translations in the game that even the fluff content nor Maeno’s adorable voice acting couldn’t make up for it. Ah well… ┐(︶▽︶)┌

 

SHOGO FUJIMOTO

  • Mr. Kuudere Police man
  • Loves kawaii things

Shogo is the quiet police officer who often visits Honoka’s flower shop on his patrol route. Despite his stoic appearance, Shogo actually likes cute things and even collects adorable little knick-knacks (like knitting accessories and cat albums), he normally keeps in his room.

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I find Shogo’s route a little amusing because contrary to his serious manly appearance (not to mention his deep sexy voice, that makes you weak in the knees uwu), inside, is just one big fluffy husbando who finds interest in everything kawaii. The guy has a set of pink flowered china at home for goodness sake! Bless him! (ノ´ヮ`)ノ*: ・゚ During his route, an old lady who found cat Honaka in the streets took her to the police station after she transformed into a kitty for the first time. There she meets Shogo, who immediately took a liking at neko Honoka because of her cute appearance. After finding out Shogo’s unlikely adorable side, Honoka became more curious of the man so she decides to visit him every night (in her kitty form) at the police box he’s stationed.  Shogo’s story was cute although I wasn’t quite convinced why he fell in love with human Honoka that fast??? But hey, he broke Honocat’s curse with his luscious kiss in the end and that’s all that matters. Nyanhaha!

 

NARUMI SAIJO

  • The mysterious flower artist
  • Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers!

Saijo-san is the famous flower arranger artist who’s a regular customer at “Flora”, the flower shop where our main heroine works. He seems aloof at times and has this mysterious aura surrounding him. ***I couldn’t really talk more about his route without going into spoiler territory, so brace yourself!

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If Sakurai’s voice didn’t obviously give it away for you, hopefully, his character’s eyes did (laughs). Saijo Narumi is the odd-eyed black neko who in the prologue gave Honoka her cat-curse. His main reason for doing so was that a long time ago, his owner/master married a woman who was typically only using the poor guy for money, then one day abruptly left him for someone wealthier. As a result, his master grew sick, heartbroken and eventually died. Upon witnessing the cruel nature of the woman that betrayed his master, Saijo developed this seething hatred for (human) women, became a nekomata and randomly, out of spite cursed someone (Honoka) with the belief that because she’s a woman, she can easily break the spell by choosing a guy to fall in love with(ಠ_ಠ). Uhh..not cool mr.cat person sir! In the process of watching Honoka struggle with her curse every day, Saijo realized he made an awful mistake as he became aware that not all women are the same.

For some reason, Saijo’s route was the only story that had angst… and I wasn’t ready for it! lol Both his endings were left a little open-ended and although I liked that it was bittersweet, I’d much prefer the other route’s fluffy endings better.^^

 

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HONOKA SHINOTA (Main Heroine)
Seriously though, what’s not to like about a cat MC?! (chuckles) But in all honesty, I actually quite enjoyed playing Honoka as the main protagonist of this game. After turning into a cat at night, she could’ve just stayed at home and waited until she transforms back into her human form in the morning but nah brah… I think Ima go check out what my guy’s doing at his house…lmao! My kind of heroine! Her curiosity is definitely a winner!

 

 

 

TRAILER

 

OVERALL THOUGHTS?
It took me about 10-11 hours to finish the entire game. Each route has eight chapters which you can literally finish in two hours sitting. This actually worked perfectly for me since I prefer my lighthearted novels short. Story-wise, I absolutely loved it! I am just weak for cat daddies guys who adore cats and I believe this is one of the game’s prominent charms that’ll instantly draw your attention. Each story was just too cute, I think I’ve enjoyed all of the routes but the ones that stood out to me the most were Kohei’s and Takuma’s.^^

The hype was real with Kitty Love and I’m glad I’ve played this game. It was very lighthearted with little to no angst at all. As someone who’s been playing darker themed visual novels for so long, this was definitely a great switch up!  The art, music, outstanding VA’s, not to mention, the cute neko lovin’ stories were definitely the game’s highlights. If it wasn’t for the bad translations, Kitty Love would’ve been close to purrrrfection! Nyan.

Do I recommend this game? YES
Get it for the story, get it for the fluff content that’ll definitely put a smile on your face, get it to support otoge localizations. But get it, only if you have the patience to sit through the game’s lack of proofreading (you have been warned! lol). If not for the aforementioned issue, I would’ve rated this game a 7, but for now…

 

Chlo’s Rating: 6/10


a game copy was provided by the publisher _ developer for this review