After an indirect recommendation by Overcooled from the always-readable Metanorn blog, I started watching Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World. The simple title literally means:
Buffering ready, I hit the start button to begin the 13 episode grind. The premise was simple, a traveller and his talking motorcycle travel to often strange lands with even stranger customs. They stay for two days only before leaving for other lands. I dropped it temporarily after the 3rd episode and I only picked it up again this week.
And boy, am I glad I did.
Even in sadness, there are still puns.
[Events are coming to a head as the Inaba Investigation Team close in on the elusive killer. Man, have I been waiting to see how they animate this since the game cutscene didn’t really do this dramatic part justice. Well, read on!]
From l-r: Lily, Hanako, RIn, Emi, Misha and Shizune.
Katawa Shoujo, or roughly put-‘Disability Girls’, has been on my mind and my daily to-do list for some time now. I’ve clocked in 16 hours on a single route in this wonderful (and free) visual novel. Before I give my comments on the game itself, here’s a rough description of Katawa Shoujo.