14 Games Like Katawa Shoujo

Games Like Katawa Shoujo Our page of games like Katawa Shoujo has a large number of visual novels that feature dating as a main theme. This list also includes free options.

Katawa Shoujo has become a highly popular visual novel and has been available since 2012. Its success has been due to both the unique setting for the game and the controversy it’s attracted. Whether or not you like the setting and themes present in the game you can’t deny that it is a great visual novel experience (it’s also free which makes it even better).

In Katawa Shoujo you’ll be playing as Hisaso Nakai after he develops health issues and is sent to a special school to help care for his condition. Adjusting to a new school is always a difficult task and the game centres around those awkward first few months as you try to create friends, or in the case of Hisaso find love.

With a large number of branching storylines and endings with the five potential candidates it’s a great romantic adventure that you can return to again and again.

Below you’ll find other games like Katawa Shoujo with a focus on high school like settings, free games or ones that deal with more mature themes. In each of these visual novel games you’ll have plenty of relationships to chase and hours of interactions to enjoy.
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The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook

The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook is the second game in a series of visual novels developed by Winter Wolves. It has a free demo available from the official game website and was released in 2011. While the game ties in with the original game (The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook) you do not need to play the original game. It definitely adds an extra layer of enjoyment though and if you plan to play both then it is better to start with Summer in Fairbrook. The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook ...[Read Review]

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9.6 User Avg (16 votes)
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Love and Order

Love and Order mixes dating and mystery into an enjoyable visual novel that also touches on elements from the simulation genre. Developed by Winter Wolves who are well regarded for their releases in this genre Love and Order was released in 2011 and available across several platforms consistent with their other titles. Love and Order is set within the small district of Montreal and uses the offices of the Crown Attorney authority for the majority of gameplay. This Crown Attorney relies heavily o...[Read Review]

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8.8 User Avg (19 votes)
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Nicole

Nicole is one of the newer releases to come from Winter Wolves who are well known for their impressive otome games. The game comes with a free demo and is available on Windows and Mac. The game has otome style features but is very much a life simulation game at its core with players controlling the character of Nicole as she experiences college life. The game also blends in a touch of mystery and detective work. Soon after Nicole settles into her new university dorm she learns that a number of o...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (17 votes)
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Always Remember Me

Always Remember Me is a dating simulation game available on multiple platforms and was released by Winter Wolves in May 2011. The game is available as a paid version for PC, Mac and Linux with a free to play iOS and Android version (purchase required to unlock the full game). Winter Wolves is well known in the dating simulation genre and they again offer a great experience with Always Remember Me that fans of the genre will quickly fall in love with. The game is packed full of content including ...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (20 votes)
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Re: Alistair++

Re: Alistair++ is a free game like My Candy Love. The game is one of the few English romance and dating (otome) games available and paired with the free price tag its a winning formula for sucess. Re: Alistair++ is published by SakeVisual and since its release in 2010 the game has been translated into German and Russian game versions. The game plays out like a visual novel and has players taking control of the main character, Merui Lucas. It is up to you to make the day to day decisions that Mer...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (31 votes)
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Analogue: A Hate Story

With over 50,000 words of content, Analogue: A Hate Story offers up plenty of visual novel gameplay, depth and story to explore. Focusing on the likes of relationships, generational societies, the human relationship with computers (transhumanism), LGBT, cosplay and marriage there are multiple themes underpinning the vast range of text. In Analogue: A Hate Story you play as an investigator after the reappearance of an interstellar ship after 600 years of lost contact who digs through the text fil...[Read Review]

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8.3 User Avg (7 votes)
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Choice of Robots

Choice of Robots is a uniquely text orientated experience that is filled with over 300,000 words. It’s a science fiction themed adventure that blends novel with the interactive and delivers plenty of surprises. Written by Kevin Gold the game is entirely text based with players given complete control over every single element of the game world. As the name suggests this world is inhabited heavily by robots with emphasis on players either instigating a robot uprising or preventing it complet...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (12 votes)
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My Candy Love

My Candy Love is a free dating simulation (otome) game that is available in your browser or on your mobile device (iOS and Android). The game features a large number of episodes for players to play through that are based in a high school setting. The game has been online since 2011 and has become one of the most popular games in the genre. It follows the adventures of your customised avatar as they move into a new high school. This new school comes with many new faces to make friends with and al...[Read Review]

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8.1 User Avg (18 votes)
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Spirited Heart

Spirited Heart is one of the many impressive games to come from Winter Wolves Game Studio. The game blends simulation with otome and visual novel elements while wrapping it in a nice fantasy package. At the start of the game you’ll get to choose from three different fantasy style characters that changes the way you play the game by altering your starting stats and offering different dialogue options. This includes your average human, an elf and a demoness. The differences between these character...[Read Review]

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8.1 User Avg (7 votes)
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Hatoful Boyfriend

Hatoful Boyfriend is a visual novel game which offers a wealth of replay ability as you explore the fantastic writing and character design that the unique world has to offer. This unique world sees players in the middle of a dystopian future where birds have risen up as the dominant life forms after a deadly disease outbreak reduces the number of humans. During the humans attempt to stop the disease destroying humanity a counter virus was released which instead of having the desired effect grant...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (14 votes)
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Lucky Rabbit Reflex

Lucky Rabbit Reflex follows a standard otome flow and has you chasing a number of boys while also building a life for yourself and mixing in some life simulation features. Lucky Rabbit Reflex takes you to Northmain College and puts you into the shoes of a young 17 year old girl who is spending her final year at this new school. This means you’ll have all the final year pressures of achieving good grades but with the added pressure of making new friends and potentially even some romantic ones. Yo...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (12 votes)
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X-note

X-note is an interesting blend of mystery, visual adventure and dating simulation game released in March 2011 with a free playable demo available through the official website. With a mixture of genres included X-note offers broad general appeal although doesn’t explore all these elements as deeply as some other games which are focused on specific elements and mechanics. X-note has mysterious foundations with the game following Essi as she attempts to discover the truth to her past which was hidd...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (9 votes)
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The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook

The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook is the first game in The Flower Shop series of visual novels produced by Winter Wolves which aim to bring together the simulation genres of farming and dating into a single adventure. With the balancing act of farm and relationship management tied into your interactions with the game characters The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook delivers something for which there are few alternatives. The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook focuses the story around Steve who h...[Read Review]

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7 User Avg (18 votes)
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Magical Diary

Magical Diary is a visual novel that takes place in a magical school and almost feels like something out of Harry Potter (although with much more opportunity for romance). The game also has enemies to battle, spells to learn and plenty of character customisation. The game was developed by Hanako Games and has the player exploring their new home, a magical school. The game follows your adventures as a witch in this school and like other visual novels lets the player decide exactly where the story...[Read Review]

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6.1 User Avg (10 votes)