What hurts the most?

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What hurts the most?

Post by ShadeHaven » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:20 am

This question is geared more towards those who've already played ks in its entirety. When going back to play KS or even just talking about it, what hurts your feels' the most?

Is it just seeing a picture of your waifu, or maybe a quote? Maybe its talk of a certain scene. For me, its the first song you hear, Wisona. It was the first thing I heard when I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Every time I hear it, I feel like a slightly absent-minded boy with a heart problem.

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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by Umber » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:26 am

Any good book/visual novel can get me to start hurting at the very beginning. I don't mind going through a story multiple times, because I get the same emotions every run through. Katawa Shoujo was one of those, albeit I took its story and morals to a personal level. Everything equals feels.

Every piece of music was amazing, too. Painful History still makes me cry sometimes.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by SpecimenSix » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:29 am

Umber wrote:Any good book/visual novel can get me to start hurting at the very beginning. I don't mind going through a story multiple times, because I get the same emotions every run through. Katawa Shoujo was one of those, albeit I took its story and morals to a personal level. Everything equals feels.

Every piece of music was amazing, too. Painful History still makes me cry sometimes.
I couldn't have said it better myself. I honestly don't think I could count the amount of feels I got from KS. I guess to try to answer your question I could said Painful History and Innocence, as far as music goes. There were far too many moments in each of the story paths that struck a chord with me to list them all here.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by OtakuNinja » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:23 am

Every time it rains. Like the "feminist picnic", Rin's good and neutral ends, Lilly's bad, etc. And Hanako's Act 2 video. :cry:
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by Carighan » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:03 am

The music is just... ugh. Especially Wiosna (it plays after every ending, it brings up all the feels) and Three Stars (Misha ;_;).
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by Jovereign » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:11 am

Big spoiler for Hanako - "Among those calling me names and teasing me...were the ones that I thought were my closest friends." - Hanako

My childhood life in a nutshell. :(

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Post by OtakuNinja » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:14 am

Jovereign wrote:"Among those calling me names and teasing me...were the ones that I thought were my closest friends." - Hanako
It actually sounds a bit like Elfen Lied now that I think about it. :3
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by YZQ » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:15 am

OtakuNinja wrote:
Jovereign wrote:"Among those calling me names and teasing me...were the ones that I thought were my closest friends." - Hanako
It actually sounds a bit like Elfen Lied now that I think about it. :3
Not to mention that Lucy does have a cap that looks similar to Hanako's.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by Jovereign » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:17 am

OtakuNinja wrote:
Jovereign wrote:"Among those calling me names and teasing me...were the ones that I thought were my closest friends." - Hanako
It actually sounds a bit like Elfen Lied now that I think about it. :3
I never seen that anime yet but have been meaning too, how is it?

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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by YZQ » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:20 am

Do both the manga and the anime. Both have gems to call their own.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by OtakuNinja » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:05 am

Jovereign wrote:
OtakuNinja wrote:
Jovereign wrote:"Among those calling me names and teasing me...were the ones that I thought were my closest friends." - Hanako
It actually sounds a bit like Elfen Lied now that I think about it. :3
I never seen that anime yet but have been meaning too, how is it?
It's one of the best animes ever made. I suggest you watch it in a dark room, without anyone disturbing you. :cry:


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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by YZQ » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:15 am

Her lime-green cap in her civilian attire. The shape reminds me of Hanako's.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by OtakuNinja » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:19 am

YZQ wrote:Her lime-green cap in her civilian attire. The shape reminds me of Hanako's.
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No. :|
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by YZQ » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:25 am

No, it's not this particular cap. The screens were Lucy already in (or slowly enraging into) the "Lucy" persona. Or could be that the screens cropped the hat so that I didn't see the whole thing.
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Re: What hurts the most?

Post by Loonie » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:33 am

I honestly thought, during a recent playthrough of some of the paths after what...4 months or so of not going through KS, that surely - by now - me being able to see those moments coming would probably mean I wouldn't break out the feels as easily as before. And for the most part, yeah - I've grown accustomed to most of the VN.

But there are key moments that are just so well put together (meaning, beautifully written, drawn, musically backed AND directed) that it just...it doesn't matter if I see them coming or not. It's absolutely pointless for me to pretend that it doesn't still punch me in the feels, as they say.

The most memorable one is still one that comes together with my favorite track Romance in Andante II. And no...it's not the moreso popular one, even if it is very beautifully done too. Annnnd...no I'm not gonna say which it is. Figure it out for yerselves. :P

Because ultimately, for the purposes of this discussion, I don't think it matters as much. What does matter is that this is one of those works that still brings out the same intensity of emotions even long after it's grown on me and I can see it coming a mile away. That's all that really matters with art I think...that it stands the test of time in evoking an emotional reaction.

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