Katawa Shoujo is a bishoujo-style visual novel set in the fictional Yamaku High School for disabled children, located somewhere in modern Japan. Hisao Nakai, a normal boy living a normal life, has his life turned upside down when a congenital heart defect forces him to move to a new school after a long hospitalization. Despite his difficulties, Hisao is able to find friends—and perhaps love, if he plays his cards right. There are five main paths corresponding to the 5 main female characters, each path following the storyline pertaining to that character. The story is told through the perspective of the main character, using a first person narrative. This game uses a traditional text and sprite-based visual novel model with an ADV text box. Katawa Shoujo is under development by an international team of amateur developers, and will be released free of charge under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND License.

Review RSS Feed Nerved says
10 Nerved

Feb 19th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

I'd like to rate 11/10 but it isn't allowed :(

Reborn:X says
10 Reborn:X

Jan 14th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

This visual novel will live in my memory and soul, forever.

Schnuffs says
10 Schnuffs

Sep 14th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Best damn little indie game I have ever played, truly deserving of a standing ovation.

salomonaquino7 says
10 salomonaquino7

Aug 2nd, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't
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I love the endings of almost every girl, but my favorite path is Lily's one, it's so touching yet so realistic, when she almost come back to scotland and Hisao dont let her go, I never played a VN like this before, keep it up the good work :)

MXMach says
10 MXMach

May 25th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't
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Really good game, strong story, some neat art, confusing art (Rin), great moments (Lilly) and strange random ecchi scenes (Hanako).

Ogachi says
8 Ogachi

Jan 21st, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Hi! I am part of a gaming community/blog and we all took it upon ourselves to review Katawa Shoujo. Check out our reviews here!

DraconisTheory's Review: Raptor-inc.blogspot.com

Fat4all's Review: Raptor-inc.blogspot.com

Ogachi's (<-- This is me) Review: Raptor-inc.blogspot.com

Shadonickles Review: Raptor-inc.blogspot.com

"But this has a rating! Did you average the scores?"
- No, that's just what I gave this game personally. Check the reviews for different looks.

"Why not just post them here?"
- These review blocks don't have nearly enough room.

SWE000FIN says
10 SWE000FIN

Jan 20th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

A very good "game" I just have one of the many possiblities and altough my ending was a little disapointing I dont know how the other ends will be like, all I can say is PLAY IT! you will not regret it, and as I said I think there is alot of endings and I will try to find some more. Totaly fantastic, no negative about this masterpiece.

Spriggs says
10 Spriggs

Jan 9th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

Katawa Shoujo is a great visual novel, I have played quite a bit of them from Fate/Stay Night to Clannad which btw are my favorites and at first i thought that the concept of people with disability was weird (not to be prestigious against them) but in fact it added to the story and the depth of the game's story making it even more deep and heart felt. The bakcrounds are not drawn but pictures I think i would prefer drawn backrounds but pictures but its not a big deal i usually don't even notice and I am sure some people would prefer pictures over drawing but in the end i still think this is a great game even if your this is your first visual novel.

Quanto says
10 Quanto

Jan 8th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

This game makes you feel feels. Its so beautiful.
Oh god, I'm crying again.

501General says
10 501General

Jan 8th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

considering it was made by some guys from 4chan it turned out good

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