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One advantage a sim has over a visual novel is that it’s a sim first and foremost, and this particular game has a pretty decent English faq with menu translations.

In this case I only cared about converting Japanese to English.

I downloaded a handful of IP, which I technically should be boycotting at this point, but I already bought the game ages ago so playing it didn’t make any difference to their bottom line.

In general, taking the time to snapshot every line of dialogue means taking longer to progress through the game.

However, I was technically able to get the gist of the vast majority of it so I guess that’s a positive.

So does that between material reality and the image making we rely upon to see, know, and interact with our world(s).” - Anne Allison Since the turn of the new millennium, fears have intensified that humanity will be lost to the onslaught of technology. The overarching theme is that otaku are “posthuman,” more comfortable with machines than people, confused about the difference between the real and the virtual.

Even Sherry Turkle, long known for her more hopeful outlook, has recently started to wonder if technology might be alienating humans from one another (Turkle 2011). This was clear in the international media frenzy surrounding one Japanese man’s public “marriage” to a videogame character in December 2009.“It is in being virtual that we are human: since it is human ‘nature’ to experience life through the prism of culture, human being has always been virtual being. In virtual worlds we can be virtually human, because in them humans, through techne, open up a gap from the actual and discover new possibilities for human being” (Boellstorff 2008: 5, 238).

This paper offers an in-depth analysis of bishōjo games for the personal computer, which run the gamut from conversation to pornography, and comprise a huge industry in Japan that blurs the line between direct, mediated and purely machine contact.

Recent publications include “Moe: Exploring Virtual Potential in Post-Millennial Japan” (EJCJS, 2009), “Akihabara: Conditioning a Public ‘Otaku’ Image” (Mechademia 5, 2010) and “Maid in Japan: An Ethnographic Account of Alternative Intimacy” (Intersections, 2011).

candidate in the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo.

These games and their so-called otaku players provide an opportunity to think critically about human being with technology.

The paper concludes with a discussion of Love Plus, a bishōjo game for portable devices, which offers open-ended interactions with a virtual girl.

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