Olympia Soiree effortlessly weaves enchanting romance with a confronting but thoughtful exploration of class oppression and sexual disempowerment.
Alter Ego is a bittersweet yet funny exploration of the pain of unrequited love and the bonds that can form where you least expect them.
Haven is a work of genuine romance—a rarity in this medium—and a shining example of how effective a short-form RPG can be.
Whisper Me a Love Song, Vol. 1 lays the groundwork for a super-cute yuri romantic comedy about different perspectives on love at first sight.
Both seasons of Clannad, the anime adaption of Key’s emotionally-charged visual novel, are now available to stream on AnimeLab Premium.
Love Bakudan is ‘an erotic comedy/drama visual novel about girls falling in love and on top of each other’, set in and around an erotic bookstore.
Many will come to Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds for the beautiful boys, but what struck me most about the game is its attention to detail and historical accuracy.
Rose of Winter may be a short, simple, no-frills otome game, but that doesn’t stop it from being cute, sexy, and surprisingly deep.
The first print edition of the excellent Fresh Romance from Rosy Press is now available, and you can catch my review of it over at NZ Booklovers.