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Visual novel review: Saya no Uta

Visual novel review: Saya no Uta

Title: Saya no Uta Genre: Drama Company: Nitroplus Platform: PC Release Date: Dec 26 2003 Synopsis: After surviving a serious car accident, medical student Sakisaka Fuminori undergoes brain surgery and comes to perceive the world in a whole new way. To him, what was once everyday objects have become twisted and malformed. Normal people look […]

Looking Back, Looking Forwards: This Decade in Anime

Looking Back, Looking Forwards: This Decade in Anime

As this decade draws to a close, we celebrate the last ten years in anime. Certainly, the industry has progressed far in the last ten years: anime has become more popular, both domestically and worldwide; it has matured significantly as an art form, featuring cutting-edge CG technology and beautiful, streamlined animation; and it has become […]

A Second Look at the Eroge Adaptation

A Second Look at the Eroge Adaptation

My first post on BtNHRV was centered around the eroge adaptation. More than a year has passed since then; being older, wiser (hopefully), and having played more eroge than ever, I feel as if I should revisit the subject again, as the near-absolute failure of the sub-genre perplexes me.