Intro: When noblewoman Emily Whiteley successfully helps find Queen Victoria’s cat, she is given a ring (signifying her title as a true 探偵) and enrolled into the prestigious Harrington Academy. Thus begins her adventures of studying to become a detective with the renowned Holmes Jr. and Watson Jr! But trouble lurks in every shadowy alley in London, for every secret needs its hiding place. As Emily and her butler, Pendleton, search for clues regarding the death of her parents, she’s about to uncover more than she ever expected to.
Intro: In a land trapped in eternal winter, Jed lives in a snow-white tower in the darkest part of the woods. Every year she and the townspeople hold a masquerade in the hopes that spring will someday melt away the winter. The Wolf and Hawk clans rule the town together, with the Wolves seeking harmony and compassion, and the Hawks an iron-clad fist over the people. The two clans spark animosity and distrust through the town, coupled with a stark fear of the Witch’s curse. The Witch is a red-eyed woman who will bring destruction to the town, and if she is killed, the winter spell will break. Jed is the very witch they seek, and she dons the disguise of a young man to avoid persecution, but when she comes into contact with the Kaleido-via, a symbol of both peace and war between the Wolf and Hawk clans, her discovery unlocks devastating consequences.
Intro: Ichiko Hanamaki’s brother disappeared in Okunezato, so when her friend Hino sets up a trip to attend the Okunezato Supernatural Club, she tags along to search for clues. The Fuurinkan Hotel is so short-staffed the employees let them work part-time in exchange for free room and board. During their days at the hotel, the person who set up the club doesn’t show up, so they go on without them. The club is dedicated to unearthing the truth in the mysterious disappearances and accidents in the town, but the longer Ichiko stays there, the more her life is in danger.
Intro: An amnesiac girl falls into a monster-infested world where several boys with the same affliction live in a mansion to survive. They adopt the names above their doors, and the girl becomes ‘Beniyuri.’ During all of this, they receive text messages ordering them to “complete the kaleidoscope.” Who sent this message? What is the kaleidoscope? And just who is everyone in this mansion?
Intro: This fandisk takes place during and after some events of the first game, Guardian of Rebirth, so if you’re new to the series, don’t start here. This attempts to create a resolution for the cast, but unfortunately Otomate pulled a clickbait. You thought your bae would get their due? Haha. No.
Yes, it’s October, but Christmas is going to hit you like a snowball to the face if you’re not paying attention. While I’m passionate about otoge, I also love many other things. If you’re stumped as to what to get your friends or even yourself, here are some of my picks. And if you don’t agree with mine, please feel free to make your own list and share them with others in the comments below! ^^