Some say that the main selling point is the all star voice acting cast, however Tokyo Babel‘s writing is what sold me on it. There was never a wasted actor who only had a few lines because their character was irrelevant. Sometimes the only thing I feel the characters are lacking are their noses in certain poses and CG graphics. Characters that show up in just one route are fleshed out and at times its hard to tell that major side characters aren’t even considered main characters. Even now I can’t decide my favorite character between the heroine Kugutsu Sorami or the side character Camael.
Hello, this is Xarrias, and this is my fifth Tester’s Corner for MangaGamer. Tokyo Babel is our first release from Propeller, and I could tell right off the bat that this was going to be interesting. I’ve always enjoyed seeing Japanese takes on Christian mythology, from Evangelion to Shin Megami Tensei. Notably, this visual novel is written by Higashide Yuuichirou. Why is this name important? Well, after finishing this, he ended up collaborating with TYPE-MOON, writing such works as Fate/Apocrypha and collaborating on Fate/Grand Order. Fate/Stay Night is what got me into visual novels in the first place, so that just made me doubly excited for what lay ahead. Continue reading
Hello, I’m Gare, one of the translators on Tokyo Babel. Specifically, I worked on the opening scenes of the game (that’s basically the prologue and the common route), as well as the entirety of Raziel’s route. Continue reading
For our last installment of character introductions we’ll be letting a very special individual take the stage. The most prolific master of Tokyo Babel, the serpent of death Samael! Continue reading
Today we’re introducing Lilith, one of the three heroines accompanying Setsuna on his pilgrimage throughout Tokyo Babel. Continue reading
Our first title from propeller, Tokyo Babel, is now on sale! If you’re waiting to pick it up on Steam, it’ll be going live later today (with a 15% launch discount!). Do you have what it takes to brave the apocalypse? What is your raison d’etre? Continue reading
Today we’re introducing Raziel, one of the three heroines accompanying Setsuna on his pilgrimage throughout Tokyo Babel. Continue reading
Today we’re introducing Kugutsu Sorami, one of the three girls accompanying Setsuna on his pilgrimage throughout Tokyo Babel. Continue reading
If you’ve been on the fence about Tokyo Babel, why not take a moment to try out the demo (2.16GB)? Tokyo Babel will be available from MangaGamer.com and on Steam on March 31st! You can pre-order now to save 15%.
Propeller’s Tokyo Babel is now available for pre-order! Pre-order before it’s released on March 31st to snag it for 10% off. The game will also become available on Steam on its release date.