The Best Eroge Ever Review

Because I could not locate the full version of this VN in Japanese, I read the free version in Japanese then obtained the full version in English to read the additional routes and endings. As a result, all the screenshots I use here have English text.

It's kinda tricky to pin down an opinion on this one since the quality seems to zig-zag on a pretty regular basis. For instance, Kano's route is pretty forgettable. Minagi's is nice and sad but then drags on at the end. On the other hand, the ultimate ending of the true route (arguably part 3 of Misuzu's route) is such an amazing tearjerker it seems as though it single-handedly makes the whole VN great. But you probably already knew that.

One of the biggest reasons it works so well is that every last character has well-thought out backstories, personalities, goals, secrets and relationships, making it far easier to not only remember but also care about what's going on. The VN also does a very good job of consistently explaining all of the above clearly and concisely, as well as building tension and momentum before and during major events, and somehow never feeling predictable or forced.

You may find the plot to be a bit too convoluted or confusing, especially when it veers into mindscrew territory.

The ending not being one of the stronger parts of the story may also irritate a lot of people.

My only real complaint is that every episode had a slower start than it should've.

Score: 7.5/10

Polarization: (-59.2/+30.9)

Routes/Endings Played: All of them, including the YODAngel/むしろもっと踏んでっ bonus patch (that's also worth skipping imo).


 

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