Sid and his Influence on the Brazilian VN Community

I'd like to talk about one man who was very important to the Brazillian community and that has unfortunately passed away not long ago. His name is Sid.

An Introduction to the Misunderstood World of AVNs

Do you think 3D VNs are all sex, no substance? Well, you'd be wrong! Follow us as we dive deep into this misunderstood world...

The I-Factor: A Perspective on Intimacy with Characters in Visual Novels

Hello, everyone. This is Garrick, the guy who wrote that Ph.D. dissertation on visual novels—or as I like to call them, character intimacy games—that Fuwanovel posted about a while back.

The H-Factor: A Perspective on the Sex Scene

Today, we bring you a thinkpiece on H-content and its importance to the visual novel medium!

A Dive into the Ethics of AI in VN development

Introduction Despite still being in its infancy, Machine Learning models of AI have demonstrated that it is humanity’s next big innovation. The use of AI for translation and asset development…

VNDB Analysis: are Stereotypes of Visual Novel Characters true?

Let's take a look at VNDB's stats!

Why Dohna Dohna Matters

A surprisingly heartfelt story of the cycle of violence that's so much more than it seems, let's take a look at what Dohna Dohna's really about!

In Regard to Women Fans of Visual Novels

An essay on the gender disparity between readers in VNs.

Kanon on Switch, and The VN’s Significance Today

Originally released by Key/Visual Arts in Japan on June 4th, 1999, Kanon was the studio’s first release. Soon after, it received official Japanese ports to the Dreamcast  in September 2000…

Did Katawa Shoujo start a subgenre?

“The adrenaline is pumping. You’re totally committed. You are going to make this, and it will be awesome. Fame and fortune will follow. You’re going to transport your audience to…