Developer – Success
Translator – Shijima
Length – 10-30 Hours
[Note: This review only covers the first three routes of Aoishiro.]
It’s not all that often that I choose to drop visual novels. Previously it’s only been the absolutely terrible titles that I couldn’t stand, as I’ve had the time to push through more average productions in order to give them a full review. As the portion of my day I can devote to visual novels gets shorter and shorter, however, I’m going to have to be a little more picky and Aoishiro is the start of this. It’s not shockingly bad or anything, but after three routes I simply couldn’t see it going anywhere interesting; I was beginning to feel like reading it was a chore. This is probably one of the more subjective opinions I’ve had on a visual novel though, so the bottom line of this review won’t be as clear as some others.
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