Tester’s Corner: Onikakushi Ed. Vol 5


I cannot begin to explain how excited I was when I heard the next title I would get to sink my teeth into was Higurashi. Years ago, it was my obsession, my “curse” you might even say. Puns and jokes aside, I was very much stoked to get my hands on the 07th Expansion visual novel that started it all: a franchise of anime, shorts, OVAs, among others. Continue reading

Translator’s Corner: Sweet Sweat in Summer


Hi, I’m Cafe. I translated Sweet Sweat in Summer: The Naughty Girl and Her Ripe Scent (Natsuiro Mikan ~Ecchi na Shoujo to Shitataru Nioi~). You might be wondering why we went with that title instead of the rather simple “Natsuiro Mikan”. The reason for this was because we wanted to better portray the meaning of the Japanese title in a way that was direct and got right to the point in English. Continue reading

Tester’s Corner: Free Friends Ed. Vol 1

I wasn’t sure what to expect when the opportunity to test Free Friends arose. As a sex-heavy title, it wasn’t the sort of game I’d usually play. Even so, the art looked nice and I thought the main character was very cute, so I decided to give it a try. I’m glad I did, because I ended up enjoying it a great deal.

Kurahashi Yui may be the only girl in the game (with a sprite, at least), but that’s certainly not a negative aspect at all. A model student, she’s sweet and polite. Whenever anything bad happened to her, I’d find myself wishing I could give her a hug (and not for any sexual gratification, perverts!).

And happen those bad things did… The story starts off with the schoolgirl having a rather unpleasant experience in a love hotel with her teacher. Following the story from the perspective of the rapist, you get to make choices that will ultimately determine the outcomes of Kurahashi and yourself.

You certainly can’t say that this teacher is neglecting his students…

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