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Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey

Firis Mistlud has spent her entire life in the underground city of Ertona. She longs to travel the world with her sister Liane, but her parents are reluctant to let her go. But when Firis learns alchemy from one Sophie … Continue reading

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Vita et Mors: Fun times with the PS Vita

The recent release of Persona 4 Golden on Steam was considered by some to be the end of an era. This was the last big RPG to be exclusive to the PS Vita, and a release on another platform seemed … Continue reading

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Objection! Step into the shoes of rookie defence lawyer Phoenix Wright as he takes on a procession of increasingly outlandish and convoluted cases. Investigate murders and defend your clients in the courtroom, all in the hopes of obtaining that vital … Continue reading

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A Whisker Away

To her classmates, Miyo “Muge” Sasaki is a loud and forthright girl, eternally cheerful and never afraid to speak her mind. But underneath all that, Miyo is struggling. Her mother walked out on her years ago, leaving Miyo to live … Continue reading

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Murder By Numbers

Honor Mizrahi used to play a detective on popular TV series Murder Miss Terri. But when her boss gets murdered, Honor decides to start investigating for real. Accompanied by SCOUT – an intelligent robot who can hunt down clues by … Continue reading

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Fushigi Yuugi: Genbu Kaiden

Long before Miaka and Yui entered the Universe of the Four Gods, there were two other priestesses. The first of these was Takiko Okuda, a high school student living in 1920s Japan. Hurt by the recent death of her mother, … Continue reading

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Revisiting Fushigi Yuugi

Content warning: sexual assault will be discussed later in this article Towards the end of 2019, I decided to embark on a rewatch of one of my first anime – Fushigi Yuugi. The headline work of mangaka Yuu Watase, Fushigi … Continue reading

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Ever 17: The Out of Infinity

It was just meant to be a fun day out at LeMU, the underwater theme park. But when the uppermost level of the park floods, a group of visitors are left trapped inside. The damaged structure of the park will … Continue reading

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999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Abducted from their homes, nine individuals awaken on a sinking ship. Their abductor, the mysterious Zero, tells them that they have nine hours to escape, before they all drown. Can this group of strangers work together to solve the puzzles … Continue reading

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Dark Cloud

When the Dark Genie is awakened, the only way the Fairy King can save the world is to seal all of its buildings and people inside magical orbs called Atla. With the Atla now scattered across the world, it falls … Continue reading

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