Tag: Essay

Is This Otome? – Inclusivity in the Otome Games Fandom

So, apparently there has been some discourse in the otome games community—I mean, when is there not drama—concerning using the term “otome” for more inclusive titles. There have been some folks in the fandom who are upset that folks are using otome as a catch… Continue Reading “Is This Otome? – Inclusivity in the Otome Games Fandom”

Confessions of an Otome Gamer: Indie Otome are BETTER than Otome Games

I know, potentially polarizing opinion incoming–don’t @ me. But, if you’ve been following me for awhile it shouldn’t be such a big shock that I prefer indie otome games over the more “traditional” Japanese otome games. I mean on a very basal level, indie… Continue Reading “Confessions of an Otome Gamer: Indie Otome are BETTER than Otome Games”

Confessions of an Otome Gamer: How I Got My Hakuoki Kyoto Winds Art Book

I started this series as a way to get personal with you all and share my thoughts about things happening in the otome community or share fun stories and anecdotes about being an otome fan. So, for the new year I wanted to share… Continue Reading “Confessions of an Otome Gamer: How I Got My Hakuoki Kyoto Winds Art Book”

Do You Have Any Game Recommendations?: A Short Guide on How to Ask for a Game Recommendation

I have been running this site for a little over five years and there is one question that has plagued my blogging experience: Do you have any game recommendations? It’s not that I don’t want to give game recommendations. Hell, I give them all… Continue Reading “Do You Have Any Game Recommendations?: A Short Guide on How to Ask for a Game Recommendation”

Visual Novels Are Long or Why I haven’t finished that review yet…

Blerdy Tribe, I’ve been rather inactive lately and for that I apologize, but real life got kinda hectic for a while there and I just didn’t have the time or the energy to read through 100k+ visual novels. I’m human. But, that brings me… Continue Reading “Visual Novels Are Long or Why I haven’t finished that review yet…”