Visual novels on GBAJanuary 5, 2016 – 10:40 am

Visual novels on GBA

Saya no Uta Saya no Uta features a mindbending dilemma where the protagonist s perception is shifted so that, bizarrely, he only sees grotesque imagery in everyday situations, the novel is disturbing beyond reason in so many aspects. Beautiful women are now foul beasts with meaty appendages reeking of offensive stenches. Delicious food is now rancid and disgusting. Most of all he s no longer able to communicate effectively with the outside world as…

YA novels MangaDecember 20, 2015 – 10:11 am

YA novels Manga

Think back on the last time you went to a bookstore. That aisle of brightly-colored books with numbers on their spines. No, not the encyclopedia aisle. The other one. The manga aisle, usually full of readers squatting down by their favorite series, reading voraciously with an adoring, excited look in their eyes. And while you may know Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, or that one with the card-playing kid with the spiky hair, you may NOT know just how many…

Top 100 novels ever WrittenDecember 12, 2015 – 08:13 am

Top 100 novels ever Written

It s almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn t just for teens anymore. Just last year, the Association of American Publishers ranked Children s/Young Adult books as the single fastest-growing publishing category. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer s Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. A whopping 75, 220 of you voted for your favorite young adult novels , blasting past…

Visual novels H ScenesNovember 18, 2015 – 06:22 am

Visual novels H Scenes

The young man is a traveler. He has two companions. One is a very old doll that walks without a hand touching it. The other is an ancient promise passed on to him by someone with great power. So begins AIR, an H-Game by Key/Visual Arts with a clean version that spawned two anime, a movie by Toei Animation and a TV series by Kyoto Animation. (It was actually the first of three Key games that were animated separately by these two studios, although the…

YA novels summer 2014October 29, 2014 – 12:03 pm

YA novels summer 2014

Set aside those paychecks and consider forgoing paying your rent this month because you’ll want to spend your dough on these 15 YA novels arriving next month! (Most anticipated = most YA books added on Goodreads as of June 24th, 2014 when we collected the data. View the entire list and see how the rankings have changed here .) Fans of the Divergent series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection…

Novel - the Boston GirlNovember 7, 2014 – 09:41 am

Novel - the Boston Girl

Anita Diamant’s new novel, “The Boston Girl, ” comes to us as the transcript of a tape-recorded monologue delivered by an 85-year-old woman named Addie Baum. Addie is cheery, alert and full of needlepointed wisdom. If this allegedly spontaneous memoir is any indication, she’s also the most well-organized 85-year-old woman in the world. Asked by her granddaughter to talk about how she got to be the person she is today, Addie takes us back to 1900…

Visual novels for guysMay 14, 2014 – 01:36 pm

Visual novels for guys

To fans of visual novel series, 5pb/Mages are known for series such as Steins;Gate, Robotics;Notes and many others, and according to a special rumor’s article in this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine, the developers revealed that they are indeed working on a remake of one of their popular visual novels. “Yes, although I can’t reveal the name of the title, we are currently working on a remake project for a certain visual novel title, ” said marketing…