Rambling About Innocence and Purity

Hidamari

When one ventures into otaku culture long enough, chances are that discussions about how “pure” a particular character is may pop-up. More often than not, these “discussions” are nothing more than judging said character’s “pureness” on completely shallow, arbitrary, and/or subjective standards and they make my head hurt from the stupidity. However, I do think there’s something to be said about how a fair amount of otaku related media does have more of a focus on innocence and purity than most other types of media.

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Subarashiki Hibi Reaction

VNDB entry: https://vndb.org/v3144

Erogamescape entry: http://erogamescape.dyndns.org/~ap2/ero/toukei_kaiseki/game.php?game=12591

Subarashiki Hibi ~Furenzoku Sonzai~ (Titled as Wonderful Everyday ~Diskontinuierliches Dasein~ for the English release) has recently been officially released in English. This is a title that I’d been interested in for a good while now. Not only do I enjoy it greatly when VN’s go through more than one PV, but I think anyone would get curious about this game given the insanely high praise it’s gotten (As of writing, Subahibi currently has scores of 90/100 and 8.91/10 on Erogamescape and VNDB). Now, I’m not one to get blinded by hype, but I don’t see anything wrong with at least being curious about a work that is hugely hyped. No need for me to waste any more time, let’s jump in, shall we?

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