Should "Western Visual Novels" not be 'Graphic Novels'?

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by Gaff, May 27, 2016.

  1. Gaff

    Gaff Za Warudo
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    May 23, 2016
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    It hardly even seems worth making a topic for, but it seems a bit misleading and I feel it is relevant on an anime forum. A visual novel is a very specific kind of (usually Japanese) adventure game, many of which are adapted into anime series, e.g. Steins;Gate, Fate/Stay Night, Clannad, etc. Western ones do exist, but they're typically less well known and would probably be better served in the gaming section. Maybe 'visual novel' is a term used for a graphic novel in some circles, but I've never heard it used in that sense.
  2. KT Samurai

    KT Samurai The Peacemaker
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    May 20, 2016
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    Ah, yes. Good call. I'll change it when I get home.
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