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...[Read More]

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Love and Order

Love and Order mixes dating and mystery into an enjoyable visual novel meets dating simulation developed by Winter Wolves. The game was released in 2011 and just like their other games there is a playable demo available to players, in March 2019 the game went free to play on Steam. The game takes place in a small district o...[Read More]

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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 sh...[Read More]

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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 simula...[Read More]

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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 gam...[Read More]

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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. Focusing on the likes of relationships, human relationships with computers and some LGBT issues you’ll play as an investigator after the reappearance of an interstellar ship after 600 years. Said ship (the Mugunghwa) w...[Read More]

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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 ...[Read More]

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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...[Read More]

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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 gam...[Read More]

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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 outbrea...[Read More]

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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 sch...[Read More]

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X-note

X-note is an interesting blend of mystery, visual adventure and dating simulation game. The game was released in Mar 2011 and includes a playable demo on the official website. The game follows Essi as she attempts to discover the truth to her past. The game is set 10 years after the death of her mother in a mysterious accid...[Read More]

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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 exp...[Read More]

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7.4 User Avg (8 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. A large part of the gameplay also has players managing a farm while creating relationships with characters in the game. The game revolves around Steve who is on break from college. Steve has just rece...[Read More]

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7 User Avg (18 votes)