Anime visual novels are an interesting means of gameplay that seems to incorporate the joys of reading a manga with the thrill of watching anime; all while making choices that will affect the outcome of a story. It’s essentially a choose-your-own-adventure game that gives you tons of content and hours of gameplay. While some may find this a little boring, since many of these games are dialogue heavy, it’s the writing that will always give you a thrill.
Anime-style games tend to do very well in the visual novel genre and there are tons to choose from such as Danganronpa, Doki Doki Literature Club!, and Clannad. Whether you’re looking for romance or horror, there’s a variety at your disposal to read and play. Some of them even come with interesting game mechanics to really have your mind delve into the game. Here are 13 you need to add to your wishlist right now!