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Pickup!Wonderful Mood!

Nov/17/2008  

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Secret room
Dsite
$6.82 / 756 JPY
HCGs of a female student, being ravaged in a locked room in gymnastic hall.
X-ratedCG SetHTML + Image
  • Release: May/18/2007
  • DL: 14
  • (7)

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Though only 8 images long (not counting several alternatives and a swarm of unrelated bonus pictures), Secret Room is perhaps one of the best short sets I have seen in a long time.

It comes on a framed gallery that has labeled links for each picture in the set and unmarked squares for bonus images. Everything is the same page, but finding a specific bonus image may require some hunting. Because of font differences, you may need to rename several files to get them to show up properly. This is not difficult, but it should have been done already when the product was placed up on the English site.

The artwork is superb. Everything is dark and moody, setting the tone for the action. The framing helps further give the impression of a tight enclosed space. The female character, a schoolgirl in white stockings, while not an original or distinctive design, still looks extremely attractive. Beautiful and sensual, with large pert breasts, her face and body are very expressive. The bonus images include a number of 'rough draft' images from the set, including several pictures that don't appear at all in the set. Some are black and white, others color, but even 'rough' they look great. In addition to her, the bonus images display a small variety of equally attractive women in both color and black and white.

A nonconsensual set, the content also includes bondage, toy play, and anal sex in a three-way. The girl remains half-dressed through-out, keeping her skirt on even after most of the rest of her uniform is gone. The clothing is used to enhance rather than obscure the action though and also helps to remind the viewer that she is, indeed, supposed to be a schoolgirl. The bonus images include a few others things, such as tentacle sex and forced oral sex.

I am not certain I can recommend grabbing this set enough. A great use of color to help set the mood and an extremely attractive female character, about the only thing it lacks is a good story to go with it.

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Pickup!Fantastic

Nov/14/2008  

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Kanzen Koryaku F
Crimson
$18.53 / 2,052 JPY
This product includes 66 base CG images, and with variations the total is 100!
X-ratedCG SetFlashInc. VoiceInc. MusicTrial
  • Release: May/01/2008
  • DL: 59
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  • (15)

Kanzen Koryaju F is something that Crimson has not seemed to do for a while, namely a voiced and MOSTLY uninteractive flash animation.

KKF includes several html files, though seemingly no 'main' one. There is an html for the flash itself (though the flash file can be viewed without this), a story page with all the pictures, and a set of instructions. The second is particularly nice, as it comes with all of the text from the animation, allowing non-Japanese speakers to find out what is taking place provided they can find a translator.

Each of the four women look great in Crimon's style. They kept many of the details of the girls costumes intact, which is rare for them. Also briefly touching on it, the content is nonconsensual/reluctance, but in the circles standard way. There is no violence or brutality, with instead a slow smoldering molestation/seduction of the women. 'Deception' is supposed to be the theme, though it's not unfair to say that the women would all have to be morons to fall for the plots presented. As a vehicle to push the story on though, they are no worse than most hentai-plots.

There is no animation in the flash and the only real movement are small shifts and distortions in the pictures as they come up, giving an illusion of movement without real animation. There is also some minor and optional interaction that is akin to the 'touch' system used in many of their games. It doesn't change anything in the story, but it does give you something to do while the auto-scroll passes through lines of voice-less text. On that, the voice acting is good, but non-distinctive. It's a typical issue with Crimson's products that their actresses sound much alike and it might be good for them to branch out more. For now though, they get the job done.

I truly hope Crimson will continue to produce more products like this one. Offering 66 unique images and a variety of alternates to most, it is a simply massive product and well worth it's asking price.

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Pickup!Pretty Good!

Nov/14/2008  

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Shoku Seifuku II
Shrimp-Mayo
$5.85 / 648 JPY
This is an original CG image collection, featuring girls in school uniforms being violated by tentacles.
X-ratedCG SetHTML + Image
  • Release: Aug/21/2008
  • DL: 2

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The second in Shrimp-Mayo's 'Tentacle Uniform' series Shoku Seifuku II is a very nice and attractive set 12 tentacle-sex pictures (and multiple alternatives for most). This is considerably more pictures than you typically find for the price being asked, which scores the product big points right away.

The html gallery included uses a framed layout which is more or less easy to navigate through. There is no story or text.

The art is above average for most products of this price range. The line work and anatomy are strong, but the shading is fairly plain. Because of this, it looks closer to a still-frame of animation than a picture, but a well-drawn one at least. The girls are not creative designs, but are very attractive. All of them are dressed in a school uniform or the remains of one, which adds a further level of appeal to those who like schoolgirl pictures. Most have fairly large busts as well, but none beyond the realm of believability. The tentacles are considerably less interesting, being little more than 'colored tubes' and the art style gives them an unfortunately rubbery look that makes them seem artificial rather than the appendages of a living creature.

The content is all nonconsensual. The artist makes great use of facial expression and body language and the positions are varied and creative. Many are clearly taken out of bondage images, but well suited to this genre. Interestingly, in most of the pictures you do not actually see the girl being penetrated, the act itself obscured in some way by a skirt or mass of tentacles. There are at least two where you can however and the artist seems to have no difficulties with it, so it appears this is more an artistic choice than a dodge.

This was a very enjoyable little set, both clean and crisp and nicely put together. It delivers exactly what it promises, uniforms and tentacles, with no unexpected (or unwanted) surprises to go with it. Definitely worth picking up.

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Pickup!A Little Odd, but Nice Never the Less

Nov/14/2008  

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Gardenia -PRINCESS WARRIOR-
Gadou Jyuku
$8.78 / 972 JPY
HCG pictures about a hussy princess with big titties in "bikini" armor!
X-ratedCG SetHTML + Image
  • Release: May/04/2007
  • DL: 127
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  • (54)

Gardenia is a strange set. While not seeming to take place in the Dragon Q*est setting, both the title-character's design and that of the monsters appear to be liberally "inspired" by it. Gardenia's costume bares a more-than-passing resemblance to that of the female warrior from DQIII, but the rest of her design is original. At 13 pictures total (in addition to assorted alternates), it's a somewhat small buffet but seems about average for the price.

An html is used to view the pictures, which are organized into four different scenes. There is not a straight gallery section, but you can access a slide-show view of the pictures without alternates. Still, a gallery section is almost always a must.

The artwork in Gardenia is very stylistic in a cartoonish way. Gardenia has a plump quality to her, enhanced by smallish feat and hands, wide hips, and a large bust. In because of this though, she is extremely memorable and undeniably alluring. The coloring job is mostly bright and cheerful, fitting to the style perfectly. The backgrounds are lovingly detailed as well and almost never out of focus or empty. The men and monster designs used we almost never get a close look at, but they tend more towards the generic (green orc, blue orc, penis plant, ugly humans) but are at least well drawn.

Content wise, it's hard to complain. The plant scene features impregnation, the orcs some large insertions, the blue orcs mind control, and the humans are all about bondage. It's all non-consensual and extremely wet looking. Our heroine is always sweaty and flushed and when not panicked looks like she's panting, making it all fairly erotic. A bit of an oddity, the alternates in the story sections actually include speaking-bubbles rather than pasted on cum-shots, but it actually helps enhance the work in a 'show, don't tell' sort of way.

Despite a few flaws, Gardenia is a strange and fantastic set that is well worth a look.

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Stunning Artwork, Iffy Content

Nov/14/2008  

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Til Jun. 19, 10 a.m. (JST)
Anal Assault II Tentacle Monster Violation
DETAANMII
$8.78 / 972 JPY  >> $1.75 80% OFF  / 194 JPY
Contents include CG and SS material featuring brutal assault like those as described above, as well as group assault and torture, breast lactation, anal play and spawning.
X-ratedCG SetHTML + Image
  • Release: Sep/20/2007
  • DL: 67
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  • (27)

To get the most obvious part out of the way, Detaanmii's Anal Assault II features some absolutely gorgeous artwork. Bright and vivid, both color and shading are used masterfully. Both background and foreground are wonderfully detailed and elaborate. Nearly as much attention seemed to be paid to them as the characters in the pictures themselves. The women too are stunning, but it's hard to say their designs are anything beyond attractive; beautiful art, but generic designs.

The html included was not exactly easy to navigate. For all I looked, I could not find a simple gallery section, meaning that the only options to view the pictures were to dig them out of the story section or go into the folders directly. This is something of a hassle and hopefully the circle will remember to include a gallery later.

The stories that come with the pictures though are fairly elaborate and, if not exactly works of genius, at least help enhance the images. They also include a fairly creative use of cropped sections of the pictures prior to the actual full reveal, helping build up expectations for what you will see.

Despite knowing in advance about what to expect, the content of the pictures was rather not my cup of tea. The vast majority of it is straight-on bestiality and while, no doubt, very well drawn and beautiful bestiality, does not really suit my personal tastes. There is also some tentacle and even human sex. It is all without exception rape however, so if neither animals nor non-consensual sex are your thing, then you'll probably want to avoid this product.

While I found myself unable to really enjoy Anal Assault II, I also recognize that I was NOT really it's target-audience. For those who do enjoy bestiality, this will no doubt prove to be a welcome part of their collection. Everyone else will probably have to seek elsewhere and hope that Detaanmii will use their wonderful artwork to create something that is more to our tastes.

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Short but Decent

Nov/12/2008  

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Custom Girls B!
Fake gate
$6.82 / 756 JPY
CG collection of B*stard, angels and demons are so busy having sex!. 18 images, plus extras (alternate, and different-size versions.)
X-ratedCG SetBMP
  • Release: Mar/04/2006
  • DL: 11
  • (6)

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I picked up Fake Gate's 'Custom Girls B' for a friend, knowing little about the B*stard! series myself, but couldn't resist looking it over. It did absolutely nothing to expand my knowledge of the series it's based on, though at least furthered the notion that there are some very attractive women in it.

Lacking story or set up, lacking even background images to establish a place or time, Custom Girls B is an extremely bare-bones product. While there are 47 files in the izh it comes in, there are only actually 18 pictures and the remaining images are repeats of different sizes or a few minor alterations. The pictures are all bmp format, a first for any product I've seen on dlsite, which also inflates the size somewhat.

The artwork is rather good and very clean. The women are attractive and while naked, the artist does a good job of keeping them from looking generic and same-y. Not knowing much about the series, I cannot say if they are faithful to the original designs, but they are good looking women regardless. Backgrounds are almost universally empty white fields with the only exceptions being a few where a 'ghost' image of the very picture you're looking at floats behind the girl. Sex takes place, but the 'men' in the images are actually more akin to man-shaped lumps of shading than actual characters.

The sex is both consensual and actually somewhat boring. The 'female on top' position is overused a bit, with actually only three or four of the pictures using anything else. Still, the women all seem to be enjoying themselves and after viewing piles of nonsensual work it was a nice change to see smiles again.

In all, Custom Girls B is a nice enough set. A little on the bland side, but seemingly one of the few B*stard! products around, so perhaps worth grabbing for that alone.

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Saddly Disappointing

Nov/12/2008  

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Fukei Ryojyoku Toshi vol.3 (Female police officers of the vice city vol.3)
Usako KF
$6.82 / 756 JPY
Contains 3 stories of three young female police officers.
X-ratedCG SetHTML + Image
  • Release: Apr/26/2007
  • DL: 18
  • (7)

My second purchase of one of Usako KF's products, Vice City 3 shares all of the same problems Vice City 2 had and adds at least one more beside. I hate speaking badly about these works, as the artist/writer clearly loves what they are doing. A link included with the product takes you to a web page where they offer a great deal of story and artwork entirely for free. It's more than I think I have seen any other artist or circle offering for free and it represents a great love of what they do.

Unfortunately, Vice City 3 just isn't that great. The concept is interesting; telling the story of several unfortunate police women who find themselves the target of people with lecherous intents. Vice City 3 focuses on group-sex. Divided into three separate stories, at least two women are involved in each tale. The stories are long and fairly well written, covering everything from sub/dom relationships to flat out rape. They both tie the artwork together and expand greatly on what takes places between the pictures.

Just as I found with Vice City 2 however, the artwork in Vice City 3 is sub-par. Characters are at once very 'lumpy' looking while at the same time being one-dimensional and flat. Most notably are their hands, which are very misshapen, but the art in general is poor. Vice City 3 also made the limitations of the artists design abilities stand out. With more than one female in a picture, their nearly-identical resemblance to one another became glaring obvious. The artist can seemingly only draw one specific female, with a few minor barely-there differences to mark one woman from the next.

As well, the issues with html formatting on the files remains. Text often overlaps and becomes unreadable and more than one link simply did not function at all.

Vice City 3 is for now the last Usako KF I intend to buy unless I see a marked improvement in their offerings. While low priced, it is still a poorly handled offering in both content and presentation.

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Pickup!Too Messy!

Nov/11/2008  

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Train Hunter 2
Akiyama production
$12.68 / 1,404 JPY
The beautiful investigator Saeko, seeking revenge on an organization of perverts and molesters, is once again caught in a clever trap, the designs of which are unimaginable.
X-ratedMangaPDF
  • Release: Jun/21/2008
  • DL: 45
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Train Hunter 2 could have and should have been a lot better than it ended up being. Following up on the story told in Train Hunter 1, Investigator Saeko is out for revenge on the gang of thugs who debased and humiliated her. Of course, things don't go at all as she planned and she yet again ends up at their mercy.

My one and only real issue with Train Hunter 2 (and Train Hunter 1, for that matter) is how messy the artwork is. Without panels or any other real border to divide images, things just tend to bleed together. Every picture is so 'busy' with background images, spilling fluids, sound-effect text, elaborate webs of bondage gear, and countless other bits of clutter that actually figuring out just what is taking place can legitimately be a challenge.

This is a shame, too, because the few clear images show just how great the artwork is. Saeko is a ridiculously gorgeous character and the circle draws her so sultry that it's a wonder the pages don't catch on fire. She goes through more than few different outfits over the course of the doujin, each one often more degrading (but attractive) than the last. She also gets bound up in a great variety of bondage gear as the story progresses. The men are fairly monstrous. Subhuman thugs with exaggerated features and postures, they are a scruffy bunch of riff-raff that make for very good badguys.

That is, when you can actually see them clearly. It's not hard to enjoy Train Hunter 2, really. Even the few clear images are great and after a few reads through, you can begin to figure out what is taking place. Still, with a whole lot of cleaning up, it could have been even better. But, maybe the sloppiness is just half it's appeal.

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Okay, But Not That Great

Nov/11/2008  

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The Demon's Puppet - The Consecutive Violation of 20 Girls -
elle-MURAKAMI
$14.63 / 1,620 JPY
Please have a look at the product introduction on our circle's homepage!
X-ratedAdventureEXEInc. VoiceInc. MusicTrial
  • Release: Jun/13/2008
  • DL: 25
  • (12)

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I can't deny feeling somewhat let down by elle-MURAKAMI's 'Demon's Puppet.' A promising enough concept to start with, the whole product actually ended up being rather lack-luster. Not poorly made by any degree, just far more generic than expected.

The story is a little odd and certainly a far different motivation for the 'rape-harem' style game than you typically get. Needing to violate virgins to save your soul from an evil demon, it's actually rather easy to lose the game. Short of trial and error, there isn't much way to tell just where you should go next and picking the wrong spot will result in death. Starting at a map over looking 'Anytown, Japan,' you are able to chose from a limited list of locations to go 'virgin hunting.' No matter where you go, you are treated to an h-scene that includes female voice acting, though not all of these further the plot.

The artwork is rather generic. Many of the female characters you encounter you have seen before in dozens of other products and some are even lifted whole-sale from popular anime (leaving the question of why they didn't just use the actual character instead of a knock-off design). They are drawn attractive enough, but every h-scene only really consists of one image and alternative. Well, and text. Lots and lots of text, describing plenty of things you are most certainly not seeing take place in the picture. With more than twenty scenes total, you do get a good number of pictures, but none of them are that outstanding. The most interesting is perhaps the 'sex in the air' with the angel girl, but even this is just 'missionary position without support.'

The voice acting is good, but extremely same-y. I really couldn't tell after a point if they were reusing the same voice actresses over and over, but most of the girls sounded virtually identacle.

Though not a bad product and well presented, in the end Demon's Puppet just was not all that exciting.

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Somewhat Lacking, But Not Bad

Nov/11/2008  

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Sacrifice
Cauldron
$8.78 / 972 JPY
There was a cavern where ugly monsters dwelled. People were scared of them, decided to offer young beautiful girls to them as sacrifices.
X-ratedCG SetJPEG
  • Release: Dec/09/2005
  • DL: 25
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Sacrifice by Cauldron could be a lot more than what it is, but it's still a fairly nice picture set. The product description included on this page is literally all the story you get and without it, you would be hard pressed to know what was supposed to be happening. Consisting of 14 pictures total (no alternatives), the images show a variety of women being menaced or violated by monsters of every stripe - from a plain old minotaur to one truly creative and bizzare blue skinned dickgirl demoness-thing that takes three girls at once. Set against backdrops of either empty space or barely-visable cavern walls, the lack of any kind of clear story progression harms the set somewhat. Other Cauldron sets I've viewed had a clear progression of events which managed to tell a story without dialog. Here though, it's just a random jumble of images.

The artwork is very nice. While not top-flight, there is something undeniable attractive to Cauldron's style. The women are very attractive and their faces extremely expressive. None of them exactly stand out as individually memorable, but they are pleasant to behold regardless. The monsters are a mixed bag, some rather bland and some EXTREMELY memorable designs, but all nicely drawn in either case. As noted prior, the backgrounds in the set are poor-to-nonexistent. If any complaints are to be had, it's that the art is too dark for it's own good. While the pictures may be taking place in a cave, sometimes the shading is so heavy you can barely tell what is going on and, as by contrast the women tend to all be very fair skinned, they look almost as if they were glowing.

Despite these problems though, Cauldron's rather unique and alluring art style help keep Sacrifice a worthwhile product.

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