This title from new studio calme created a world I wanted to inhabit together with its cute characters, but didn’t allow me to spend enough time there.
Publisher: Sekai Project
Playtime: 3 hours
Buy KARAKARA here on Steam.
I backed KARAKARA, the first project from new studio calme, on Indiegogo, and have also been involved in subtitling the videos for KARAKARA TV.
KARAKARA is set in a dry, arid are of the world called Sagami Francisco sometime after an unspecified disaster decimated much of humanity. Leon lives a quiet life amidst the heat together with Lucia, until one day they happen across a pink-haired girl who turns their lives upside down.
The two main things that immediately made me want to back this project were the art and the setting. p19’s art is just gorgeous, using soft pastel colours for her adorable character designs. The American-West inspired backgrounds are also bright and crisp, and it all looks extremely professional. Further setting the scene is the music and the voice voice actresses did a fantastic job with bringing the characters to life. Aisia’s especially was cute!
Speaking of characters, Leon was a typically stoic protagonist, although he did have some fun lines. Lucia was