White Album

By bluemist on December 26th, 2009

White Album

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Anime soap operas. It seems to be a new trend nowadays, especially for bishoujo game-to anime adaptations that dare to be different. If an anime based on an eroge or visual novel doesn’t want to be thrown into the generic pile of shows with the same story patterns, same character archetypes and same ridiculously lame male leads, it must be turned into serious business. It means featuring a lot of intrigue, drama and sometimes excessive emoness. What I have here to review is quite an excellent example of that kind of transition. Made more than a decade ago, White Album is considered one of the earlier well-loved visual novels. Today, with a fresh reimagination and a new medium, White Album is back to put those cold and harsh winters in our minds once again.
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Love Plus: Confessions

By bluemist on December 10th, 2009

Love Plus: Impressions

During my short hiatus, Love Plus has gained both popularity and notoriety around the internets, mostly because of this guy who supposedly married Nene Anegasaki… or at least… one game ‘copy’ of her. And so thousands other copies are still single I guess, including mine, which is quite neglected actually for a while. I was quite busy last month due to real-life stuff, and with it less DS or Love Plus gaming. I’m here though to provide a little bit more detail and realizations on the game which became apparent to me after quite some time playing.
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