Twitch Streaming Schedule: Week of 1/24 – 1/30

Hey Blerdy Tribe! Last year in May I started a Twitch channel where I play otome games and visual novels: twitch.tv/blerdyotomegames. If you haven’t already popped in for a stream, definitely come through, we have a lot of fun! Here is this week’s streaming so you don’t miss out:

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10 Rules for Watching Sports Anime

Sports anime are a staple of just about every new season’s lineup, with new seasons of popular franchises like Free and Haikyu or series like Tsurune hitting the scene. There is literally an anime series for every sport you can think of from the more mainstream sports like basketball, baseball, and soccer to the more traditional Japanese pastimes like kyudo, karuta, and shogi. But, what if this is your first time giving sports anime a try? Well, I have just the list of you! I’ve compiled a list of the ten tried and true rules you need to know before watching sports anime! Each of these rules will help you make the most of your sports anime experience! So sit back relax and give this list a gander!

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Heart Sigil Elchemia Demo – First Impressions

Heart Sigil Elchemia is an upcoming fantasy indie otome game developed by ShibaList. Set within the same world as their Otome Jam submission Yrsa Major this brand new adventure takes players deeper into the world of Elesse, a place where alchemists and elemental beings live and work side by side. When strange occurrences threaten the balance, travelling alchemist Risu is called upon to uncover the truth.

Game Details

  • Fantasy | Romance| Action
  • Demo Length: 1 hour (Common route Ch. 1)
  • Where to Play: itch.io
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Confessions of an Otome Gamer: It’s Okay NOT to Play the Latest Game

It’s been a while since my last Confession and that’s because I didn’t have anything I needed to get off my chest. But, it’s a new year and with it comes the promise of new game releases and the inevitable pull we as gamers feel to keep up with the latest trending game. FOMO is real and no one wants to be out of the loop. But it’s hard keeping up with new releases and it’s exhausting trying to keep up with everything.

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Manga Recommendations for Otome Game Lovers

It’s no secret that I love manga just as much if not more than otome games—I have the bank statements to prove it. But, when I’m not romancing 2D hotties on my Switch you can usually find me curled up on my couch with a manga or two. I read a lot of manga and played a lot of otome games over the years and I’ve noticed a few similarities between the two mediums. Of course my tastes are over the place: action, horror, romance, slice-of-life… I’ll give just about anything a try at least once.

Otome games are story-based visual novels aimed at women, where the goal is to romance your own personal harem of love interests.

Short description of otome games

So, while I was looking at my latest manga TBR, it got me thinking, what are some manga titles that I’d recommend to otome fans, and thus this post was born. All of the manga on this list are available in English (either digitally or in print)!

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