Visual novels have H-scenes, for anyone who played these adventure/interactive games for awhile, I think it comes as no surprise. But the be–all and end–all question is always this: are they even necessary?
No! They are necessary! I swear!
Before we get to that though, we need to ask ourselves “does H-scenes contribute anything to the story?” — I would say yes. H-scenes represent the destination for a couple in a visual novel — a perfect culmination to conclude a couple’s romantic progression. It’s easy to forget sometimes since a lot of visual novels have extremely ambitious large-scale storytelling nowadays, but at it’s core, they are called galge (girl game, literally) for a reason. Romance will always be there somewhere no matter how plot-driven the story is. It’s pretty