Does Twisted Wonderland Have Romance

Disney Twisted-Wonderland isn't the first time Disney has collaborated with prominent Japanese game creators on bold new interpretations of classic Disney properties. The most obvious example is, of course, Kingdom Hearts, but there have been other examples over the years: The Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions director and character designer worked on a game to teach programming, and the Air Gear and Bakemonogatari manga artist created the character designs for a (discontinued) mobile game. Disney Twisted-Wonderland stands out among the other Japanese-developed collaborations because of how unabashedly otaku it is. The game is a loose reinterpretation of classic Disney villains who don't actually appear directly in the story. Instead, they're portrayed as historical figures that inspired the original characters and dormitories of a magical academy. This allows the game to put all its focus into its large cast of pretty boys, who have the vibes of the Disney villains but not much else in common.

The big appeal of the game is in spending time with the boys as the mystery of the world slowly unravels. Because of the otaku slant, it's only inevitable that the bulk of early commentary about the game is about the elements that seem incongruous with the family-friendly image of classic Disney, like how the boys have lanky and edgy-looking designs that look at home in a gothic romance. But although Twisted-Wonderland is steeped in otaku culture, it's also deliberately designed to be the most accessible experience possible for non-otaku. You don't need to have played dozens of otome games to get the appeal of this, and I suspect that for many it will serve as a gateway to female otaku media when it comes out in English. The first thing you need to know about Twisted-Wonderland is that it is not a romance game. The story is, first and foremost, a fantasy adventure.

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The player character's default name is gender-ambiguous, and the boys don't make any comment about their gender. It is not possible to romance the boys; unlocking their individual episodes is just a way of learning more about their backstories and deepening your friendship. It's also not a boys-love game. Each character has a shortlist of other characters they get along best with, which makes them perform better together in the combat segments, but any romance is left up to individual interpretation. Actually, a big appeal of the game is watching the guys not get along with each other, because the bulk of the cutscenes show them bantering and bickering. It's the perfect thing to fire up your imagination if you're so inclined, but it's not going out of its way to tease a romance that isn't going to be fulfilled. Twisted-Wonderland is really good at juggling its moody aesthetics with goofy elements, maintaining a light-hearted and accessible tone. Sure, it's "dark" but it's all tongue-in-cheek. The character writing is interesting because the boys all have their own quirks but also a few screws loose somewhere. Being inspired by Disney villains, they don't abide by conventional morality. They're ending, but purely on the level of fictional characters.

You wouldn't want to actually hang out with any of these guys, but their distinctive edge makes them stand out among the character archetypes they represent. Technically, Twisted-Wonderland didn't need to be a licensed Disney product to tell a story with a twisted spin on classic fairy tales or Alice in Wonderland. The otome game world is full of popular titles with a similar slant, like Alice in the Country of Hearts and the Ikemen series. But Twisted-Wonderland is able to go one step further with its homages by name-dropping Disney characters and directly referencing locations and events from the films. However, because it's all woven into the original fantasy lore of the setting, it contributes to the mysteries instead of coming across as blatant nostalgia hooks. This game might be liberal with its portrayals, but it's all the more fascinating to a Disney buff because of it. On the other hand, the gacha elements and tepid gameplay will probably make this game difficult to get into if you're not already used to this kind of gaming model. Veteran gacha gamers will point out that it's a relatively easy game for free-to-play players, and because there's no PvP element, there's no need to think about the metagame.

I do want to give a special mention to the rhythm game elements, though.

But that ease of progression also means that the gameplay is not very interesting in its own right; the combat is simplistic, and in practice you'll spend most of your time doing the same lesson simulator over and over. The idea is that by subjecting yourself to the tedious grind, you'll feel more attachment to the boys you've raised and will want to roll the gacha for their alts. This is a visual novel first, with some RPG mechanics that serve to artificially inflate the playtime. I do want to give a special mention to the rhythm game elements, though. They exist as part of the main story, with short dialogue exchanges occurring between the gameplay segments. On a purely technical level, they might feel like a watered-down version of a better game, but there's a lot of charm in the 2D animations, and it's a neat way of delivering story developments like a musical. Although the individual parts of Twisted-Wonderland aren't great, cumulatively they add up to a memorable smartphone game experience reminiscent of the classic Disney films that inspired it all. The game will get its North America release on January 20, so for those of you living in that region, you'll be able to witness for yourself this love letter to both Disney and otaku culture. Let's hope that Twisted-Wonderland also becomes available in more regions in the future.

Manga For Enterprise: The foundations Are Made To Be Damaged

This list describes characters from the anime and manga series Doraemon. Also listed are their original NTV voice actors (1973), followed by their TV Asahi voice actors (1979-2005; 2005-present). Part of the 22nd century characters are listed in The Doraemons. Each main character represents a primary school student archetype. Nobita appears in every episode of the anime, while Doraemon appears in most episodes, sometimes being substituted (for medical checkup or on leave) by his sister, Dorami. Note: In some translations of Doraemon, the names of these characters are different from the original names. 2.9 Nobisuke Nobi Jr. Albert in the Cinar dub of the series, is the title character and co-protagonist of the series. He is a cat-like robot from the future. He was yellow-skinned and had ears originally. However, his ears were accidentally eaten by a robot mouse. It left him heartbroken and caused his skin to turn blue. People often mistake him for a raccoon dog. He is sent back in time by Sewashi (Nobita's Great-great-grandson) to aid Nobita. Doraemon possesses a 4-dimensional pocket from which he can acquire various kinds of futuristic tools, gadgets, and playthings from a future department store.

He also has the tendency to panic during emergencies, characterized by him frantically trying to pull out a very much-needed tool from his pocket, only to produce a huge assortment of household items and unwanted gadgets. Still, Doraemon is very friendly and intelligent, not to mention long-suffering because of Nobita's antics. Since Sewashi sent Doraemon to the past, Doraemon has been living as the unofficial fourth member of Nobita's family and acts like a second son to Nobita's parents, since despite being a robot, he requires basic needs for a person, such as eating, and also sleeps in the closet of Nobita's bedroom. He also fears mice greatly (due to a robot mouse having eaten his ears), even go crazy about it and pull out devastating gadgets, and most of the times, Nobita saves Doraemon in such situations. Although he has no fingers in most media, he can hold things because of the suction cups in his hands. His favorite food is Dorayaki. He has also been shown to date with normal female cat. He is the elder brother of Dorami.

He is usually accompanied by Doraemon, who functions as his caretaker.

Nobita Nobi (野比, Nobi Nobita, English dub: Sidney in the Cinar dub, Specky in the Speedy dub, and Noby Nobi in the Bang Zoom! dub) is the co-protagonist of the series. He wears glasses, a red or yellow polo shirt with a white collar, and blue or black shorts and white socks and light blue shoes. Although he's not good at sports, he's good at shooting. He is usually accompanied by Doraemon, who functions as his caretaker. Although he's not good at sports, he's good at shooting and has been reflected in the movies many time. He's also good at string figure which sometime considered a girls' game. Son of Tamako and Nobisuke Nobi. Future father of Nobisuke (his son). Future husband or boyfriend of Shizuka and great-great-grandfather of Sewashi. Taurus), nicknamed Shizuka-chan (しずかちゃん) is a smart, kind and pretty girl. She is often represented by the color pink, and is seen wearing a pink shirt and skirt.

The word 'Shizuka (しずか)' means 'Quiet'. She is Nobita's best friend. She does not shun Nobita due to his failing grades, lazy disposition or constant failures. In fact, she often tries to encourage him to do better, though she usually fails to convince him. Shizuka likes to take a bath several times a day; however, a running gag in the series is that she is sometimes interrupted by a sudden appearance of Nobita (sometimes Doraemon, Gian, or Suneo) usually due to misuse of Doraemon's gadgets like the Anywhere Door (Doko Demo Doa in Japanese). Shizuka's skirt is also frequently seen getting flipped, either by Nobita misusing Doraemon's gadgets, or by the wind. Scenes in which her underwear is seen, or she is seen bathing, have been removed from the dubbed versions, especially in India, Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom. Her true passions are sweet potatoes, which she would rather keep to herself out of the knowledge of others, and the violin, in which her playing is just as horrendous as Gian's singing. She is also known for taking piano lessons unwillingly due to her mother's wishes (as she loves violin more), which is sometimes a reason for declining to hang out with friends (but she plays piano better than violin). Shizuka is an animal lover and keeps two pets at home: a dog, who is saved from succumbing to illness by Nobita and Doraemon in one story; and a canary which runs away on multiple occasions and causing Shizuka and Nobita to run around the city chasing her down.

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