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How I’m Learning Japanese to Play Otome Games

Let me preface this post with a few disclaimers.

I’m not an expert in language learning and make no claims to be one, nor do I have a guaranteed road map to get you from where I started to where I am now. I’m still learning this language, but I’ve made significant progress and have even translated an otome game on my own for practice. Lastly, how I’ve been learning this language may not work for everyone.

This post will detail what I did to get as far as I have with Japanese and what worked for me. Links are affiliate links. There’s absolutely no pressure to use them. 

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✧ Beastmaster & Prince ✧ Sylvio

Sylvio works at the apothecary next door to Klaus and seems to know Tiana from somewhere.

Here’s the guide I’m using. Sylvio is in black.

If you want to play in a different order than mine, you’ll need to keep the first four chapter translations open alongside the character route you want as I have used Matheus as a template for the common route.

Sylvio’s route can’t be played until you finish Lucia’s. You also must not pet the princes during his route.

All rights belong to Otomate.

*I’m not a professional translator. Please let me know if you spot any mistakes!

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✧ Beastmaster & Prince ✧ Erik

Erik is the fourth prince of Fasan who was turned into a rabbit by Gerda’s curse. He’s ridiculously gifted in the arts despite his youthful appearance. Erik carries a stuffed frog named Caspar everywhere he goes and is often picked on by his older brother, Lucia. Due to spoilers, I’d recommend saving his route for last or second to last. Just as how I’ve formatted Klaus’ route, we’re skipping the already-read lines.

Here’s the guide I’m using. Erik is in green.

If you want to play in a different order than mine, you’ll need to keep the first four chapter translations open alongside the character route you want as I have used Matheus as a template for the common route.

All rights belong to Otomate.

*I’m not a professional translator. Please let me know if you spot any mistakes!

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Game Review: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Intro: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim follows thirteen characters trying unravel the truth behind a kaiju apocalypse bearing down upon their world. If you’re interested in playing Sentinels, I’d recommend either skipping straight to my spoiler-free final thoughts down below or coming back to this after you’ve played it. Sentinels is best enjoyed without knowing too much. 

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Blog Anniversary: 2020 Games in Review

With the pandemic going on and my rocky financial situation, I cancelled all but two orders this year: Animal Crossing New Leaf and Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. I mainly played titles from my backlog and the birthday gifts I received from my brother (thank you very much!). Luckily I have plenty of otome games to get through next year from said backlog. I also tried my hand at translating one when I had time to do so, which I’ll talk about below in addition to the most recent controversy surrounding Aksys’ localized otome games. 

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✧ Beastmaster & Prince ✧ Alfred

Alfred is the second prince of Fasan who was turned into a wolf by Gerda’s curse. While he excels in combat and forming strategies, he can’t seem to figure out how to deal with women. As you can imagine, this greatly amuses all of his other brothers. So much so that all of them constantly tease him and Tiana, which just makes his route that much cuter. Just as how I’ve formatted Klaus’ route, we’re skipping all the already-read lines.

Here’s the guide I’m using. Alfred is in blue.

If you want to play in a different order than mine, you’ll need to keep the first four chapter translations open alongside the character route you want as I have used Matheus as a template for the common route.

All rights belong to Otomate.

*I’m not a professional translator. Please let me know if you spot any mistakes!

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Oh no. It’s My 5 Year Blogging Anniversary…

Wow, I didn’t miss the notification this time! I’ve been blogging about 2D bishounen and Final Fantasy games, and I’ve even started translating otome games. I don’t know how I managed to stick with this for so long but here we are! Here’s some sassy Lucia for you:

Lucia

A huge thank you to every single person who’s ever visited my blog, made a comment, liked something I wrote or even used an affiliate link of mine. I truly appreciate it. You have no idea how helpful that is. I’ve also met so many wonderful people and friends thanks to wordpress and twitter and it continues blows my mind that people read my posts.

I hope I can continue to give back to you with my translations and reviews ❤ Feel free to recommend otome games or novels you’d like me to translate. If the material isn’t too advanced for me I’ll absolutely consider it! No promises, though. I won’t be charging anyone for these since I really need to just practice. Later down the road I’ll be charging for translations so I’d suggest recommending something while you can.

Tentative Otome Translation Project Schedule So Far:

  • Beastmaster and Prince (I’ve translated 3 routes and am currently on Alfred’s)
  • Beastmaster and Prince Fandisc
  • Dance With Devils

I love you all. Take care and stay safe out there! (´▽`ʃƪ)♡