Favourite Ending?

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What is your favourite ending scene in Act One?

Emi: Is Carnival!
21
3%
Hanako: Nc5xb3
125
17%
Lilly: Promise of Time
67
9%
Rin: Clouds in my Head
167
22%
Shizune: Throwing Balls
188
25%
Kenji: The Deep End
41
6%
None: The writers are crap, I want my bandwidth back.
5
1%
None: KS is so great, an ending only makes me want more! Give us the full version!
89
12%
???: (The "I can't decide" option)
17
2%
Rin: en_a44 (RIN_END_2)
24
3%
 
Total votes: 744

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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by kapparomeo » Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:55 pm

SirMax wrote:Emi's was pretty nice but slightly ruined by Hisao completely blowing everything out of proportion-"Oh no, I was going to have some fried food, I might as well just tear my heart out of my chest!"


In Hisao's defence, most of the pushing to avoid the tasty treats came from Emi rather than himself - when he sneaks off for cake later, his worries are more from deceiving Emi than having any aversion to the food itself.
It also feels like it fits well into an on going narrative while still being a major event- Emi's seems anti-climactic, whereas Shizune's feels too climactic for being so early in the story.
That's a fair point with regards to Shizune, actually - I suppose it's easy to slip into seeing Act One as something self-contained.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Aura » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:55 pm

In retrospect, I've felt that writing the last scenes of act 1 to be a bit more "real" endings would've been smart.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by G3n0c1de » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:58 pm

I liked Shizune well before I reached her ending. Then the rooftop scene happened, and it was glorious. It had the best use of the fireworks in my opinion. And removing Misha from the scene made their whole attempt at communicating cute, and Shizune's gesture at the end seemed fitting of her. I must admit I was spoiled on this ending, as I got it first (well, before the other girls at least. The first time I played I died.) As I played through the other paths, none could tug on my heartstrings quite like Shizune's end did.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Mirage_GSM » Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:36 pm

My favourite girl is Emi, but I didn't really like her ending. Basically it's just about Hisao childishly pursuing his craving for unhealthy food and Emi trying to thwart him. It's not romantic at all and then Hisao leaves them alone and finishes the day reading in his room :shock: So I probably like her ending least of all.
Shizune's ending is kind of cute, but that Hisaos heart could be strained by throwing balls at a festival stand was pushing my suspension of disbelief to its limit. If something like that is going to kill him he should have died half a dozen times over he first week. Also the stuffed pet dilemma was a bit clichée...
Hanako's end was good. Chess would not be my game of choice for an evening with a girl I like, but it fit Hanako.
My favourite Endings are Lilly's and Rin's. Lilly's is probably the most romantic, despite Hanako being a tagalong, and Rin's well it has Rin in it and that alone sets it above the rest. It is deliciously different from the others, creative and them sleeping through most of it was absolutely adorable ;-)

So my ranking:
Rin >> Lilly > Hanako > Shizune >> Emi >>> Kenji
Emi > Misha > Hanako > Lilly > Rin > Shizune

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Post by neumanproductions » Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:41 pm

I have to say "Clouds in my head" is the best as Rin really is cute while asleep. As much as I like Hanako, Rin's ending just really sparked something in me. That's really all I can say about it, you know what I mean, something you can't quite explain.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Linch » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:38 pm

neumanproductions wrote:I have to say "Clouds in my head" is the best as Rin really is cute while asleep. As much as I like Hanako, Rin's ending just really sparked something in me. That's really all I can say about it, you know what I mean, something you can't quite explain.
i second that. Rin's Ending("Clouds in my head") somewhat meaningful.must be the fireworks. Geeeeeeeeeeeeee~
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Mirage_GSM » Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:44 pm

I just finished translating Emi's ending, and a thought struck me:
Why is it that Emi is the least popular of the girls?
Well, probably, because not even Hisao likes her very much. Throughout the whole chapter he thinks more about food than about Emi, and in the end he dumps her for the chance to get more food and then spends the rest of the day lonely in his room reading a book. It almost felt like a second Bad Ending to me. Why should the reader start to like Emi, if not even the MC likes her.
It's also a contrast to all the other endings. In all other endings he thinks of love or at least fondness, but in Emi's hs last thought is "it might be good for my health that she's helping me"
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by neumanproductions » Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:17 pm

Mirage_GSM wrote:In all other endings he thinks of love or at least fondness, but in Emi's his last thought is "it might be good for my health that she's helping me"
Perhaps its more along the lines of seeing her as a friend. Out of all the girls she is seen as more of a sister looking out for her brother's health at first.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by a3d » Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:27 pm

It's either gotta be Rin ending (normal) or Hanako ending.

Rin is just so HNNNNNNNNG when sleeping man, she's irresistible.

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Post by EternalLurker » Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:58 pm

Mirage_GSM wrote:In all other endings he thinks of love or at least fondness, but in Emi's hs last thought is "it might be good for my health that she's helping me"
While that particular train of thought is somewhat lame on Hisao's part, the basic idea is that it's *gasp* somewhat more realistically paced than the others (cough Shizune's path lolol cough). Again, ENDINGS ARE NOT ENDINGS YET. The idea that Hisao absolutely must be falling in love with a girl after a single frickin' week seems pretty much ridiculous to me.

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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by CEOofPwnage » Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:50 am

I keep thinking that at the end of the Shizune's route act 1 he said that he was falling for Shizune a little bit, I can't really remember exactly, but I don't think that he is completely in love already at the end of the route.

As for favorite ending, i'm guessing its just because i'm indecisive, but I voted for ???? not sure. Pretty much stuck between Rin, Lilly, and Hanako. Hopefully with the full release i'll be able to stick with a character.
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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Mirage_GSM » Thu Aug 19, 2010 2:27 am

EternalLurker wrote:The idea that Hisao absolutely must be falling in love with a girl after a single frickin' week seems pretty much ridiculous to me.
Of course he doesn't have to. I was just noting how Emi's "Ending" is different from the others and whether it could have an effect on Emi's popularity.
If I had to categorize the five "Good Endings" by Genre, four would be Romance and one would be Comedy... OK, 3 Romance, 1 Comedy and 1 Buddy Movie ;-)
Emi > Misha > Hanako > Lilly > Rin > Shizune

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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by Smoku » Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:00 am

Wasn't the Rin ending 2 just an internet joke?

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Re: Favourite Ending?

Post by ContinualNaba » Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:04 am

EternalLurker wrote:
Mirage_GSM wrote:In all other endings he thinks of love or at least fondness, but in Emi's hs last thought is "it might be good for my health that she's helping me"
While that particular train of thought is somewhat lame on Hisao's part, the basic idea is that it's *gasp* somewhat more realistically paced than the others (cough Shizune's path lolol cough). Again, ENDINGS ARE NOT ENDINGS YET. The idea that Hisao absolutely must be falling in love with a girl after a single frickin' week seems pretty much ridiculous to me.
The feeling I got from that ending was that by the end, it was sort of a future narration. Pretty much a graduated Hisao thinking back and saying 'Oh, hey, this is where she really started meaning something to me.'

Plus, after being starved for human contact for half a year and then suddenly having most every waking minute spent in close quarters with a cute girl can do wonders for a man's emotional intuition.
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Post by Leotrak » Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:44 am

Smoku wrote:Wasn't the Rin ending 2 just an internet joke?
Why, yes, yes it was.
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