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 is one of the most prominent examples of the catgirl phenomenon seeing a certain amount of mainstream success. But where did the whole catgirl thing come from in the first place? Nekopara: The Story Begins - Nekopara was the first time we saw Sayori's series in the West, but it wasn't where the series began. Let's take a look at its origins, and how that built into the first volume of the visual novels. Nekopara: A Day in the Life of Some Cats - Nekopara fandisc vol. 0 explores the daily lives of the series' iconic catgirls before the main narrative gets underway. It's a charming way to get to know these girls a bit better. Nekopara: Honesty is the Best Policy - Most of the Nekopara series is designed around the concept of honesty being the best policy -- but this is particularly apparent in the second volume, which focuses on Azuki and Coconut. Nekopara: Staying True to Yourself - Nekopara's third volume, which focuses on Cinnamon and Maple, further explores the concept of honesty from the perspective of being honest and true to yourself and your own desires.
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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.