Beginning life as little more than a collection of artwork and erotic comics, Sayori and Nekoworks’ Nekopara has subsequently become a worldwide phenomenon and a successful series of comedic slice of life visual novels, showing no signs of slowing down. Particularly noteworthy for its stunning “E-Mote” system, which brings 2D character sprites to life with natural-looking animations and body language.
Publisher: Sekai Project, Denpasoft
Available on: Windows PC (all-ages), Windows PC (18+): vol. 1, vol. 2, vol. 3. Vol. 0 is all-ages only.
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Nekopara: Introduction - Nekopara (or “Cat’s Paradise”, if you prefer) is a series of catgirl-centric visual novels that has become a genuine worldwide phenomenon since its launch in 2014. Since the release of first game Nekopara vol. 1, developer Nekoworks has brought out roughly one new installment a year, beginning with the short fandisc prequel Nekopara vol. 0 … Continue reading Nekopara: Introduction Nekopara: The Story Begins - And so we come to Nekopara vol. 1, the first of this series of popular eroge, and the beginning of a worldwide phenomenon. Except that’s not quite accurate; while Nekopara vol. 1 was indeed the first place that many fans came across this series — particularly in the West — it’s far from the beginning of the … Continue reading Nekopara: The Story Begins Nekopara: Staying True to Yourself - As the Nekopara series has progressed, it’s clear that Sayori and the rest of the team at Nekoworks have become more comfortable and confident with these characters. With each new installment, the series steps further away from the admittedly appealing initial novelty value of the main cast being catgirls, and further into stronger characterisation, including … Continue reading Nekopara: Staying True to Yourself
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The One-Liner Challenge - Time for a Community tag post! This one looked like a particularly fun one, and after the lovely Irina from I Drink and Watch Anime specifically requested me to do one about games, who was I to refuse? The original tag came from The Awkward Book Blogger and was based around, as you might expect, … Continue reading The One-Liner Challenge
Nekopara is a primarily 18+ series that has gone on to considerable mainstream(ish) appeal.