Raide, the artist and director of Katawa Shoujo, Analogue: A Hate Story and other VNs, dies
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- Christine Love (@email@example.com)
- Jul 22 2020
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How sad! He's responsible for the art for some of my favorite VNs, so it's a shame he's not going to be around to create new stuff. I think it's pretty safe to say that Katawa Shojo basically put the Visual Novel genre on the map for the entire English-speaking world, and that makes him a historic figure to me.
It's especially sad because apparently he was also fairly young - just in his 30s.
omg no! Katawa Shoujo was my first and is still my favourite visual novel. It got me into the genre and it had a profound impact on me. It's so sad to see someone who made something I love go.
cpl_crud stated on Reddit that it was not covid related.
Rest in Peace Raide, and my condolences to his family.