Announing: Host Holic


Now available: Host Holic, from

Our first Otome and OEL game, Host Holic sees you as an English teacher serving out your last month in Japan. Can you find a boyfriend to help cure your loneliness? Figure out what’s making your students act up so much? Beat that damn claw machine at the arcade? Make enough money to keep your wardrobe up to date and learn mad bento skillz? Give it a whirl in VNG’s point-and-click enhanced Host Holic, now available on the MangaGamer All-Ages site.

EVE burst error

In the early 2000s, when visual novels were barely known in the West, there was this one site I was importing my Japanese PC games from: HimeyaUSA. Back then, I was taking them for granted without thinking too much about satisfying my collectible needs, but among their product line, they actually carried English translated visual novels that they localized themselves. And there was this one title called “EVE burst error”. Continue reading