Sacrament of the Zodiac: The Confused Sheep and the Tamed Wolf

A companion piece to Kuro Irodoru Yomiji’s excellent Ne no Kami: The Two Princess Knights of Kyoto, this time exploring the close relationship between two girls attending a highly religious school and how they come to understand, respect and love one another.


Developer: Kuro Irodoru Yomiji
Publisher: Sekai Project/Denpasoft
Available on: Windows PC (18+ only)


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Ne no Kami: Exploring Shinto Myths and Legends - One of the best things about the visual novel medium is its ability — and willingness — to tackle things that are outside the normal remit of “video games” as a whole. In the case of Ne no Kami: The Two Princess Knights of Kyoto, a visual novel from small, independent Japanese circle Kuro Irodoru Yomiji, there’s … Continue reading Ne no Kami: Exploring Shinto Myths and Legends
Ne no Kami: Love, Innocence and Ayakashi - The narrative of Ne no Kami: The Two Princess Knights of Kyoto has a number of different threads, all of which intertwine with one another to create a rather compelling whole. We have the very personal story of the protagonist Len, as she attempts to come to terms with a new world that is vastly … Continue reading Ne no Kami: Love, Innocence and Ayakashi
Ne no Kami: The Extended Universe – Sacrament of the Zodiac - Due to the fact that they are often rather substantial, ambitious undertakings, in many cases with multiple narrative routes, visual novels are often treated as “standalone” affairs. As such, it’s relatively rare to come across multiple works set in the same narrative universe. There are exceptions, of course: the Grisaia series, which we covered last month, presently … Continue reading Ne no Kami: The Extended Universe – Sacrament of the Zodiac
Ne no Kami: Inspiration and Intent - With visual novels having a lot more in common with conventional, non-interactive fiction than many other types of video games, it’s eminently possible for individual authors to give their work a clear sense of artistic identity and authorial voice. Such is the case with Ne no Kami and Sacrament of the Zodiac, the work of Japanese circle Kuro … Continue reading Ne no Kami: Inspiration and Intent

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