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DescriptionIn face of human technological advancement during the Meiji Restoration, the youkai of Japan were forced to make a hard decision:
1) To remain as youkai and watch over the land
2) To return to the netherworld or
3) To give up their power and status as youkai and live amongst humans.

While there were some that chose otherwise, the majority of the youkai decided it was best to become human. It was tough, but as time passed these youkai were able to blend in with the human world and live peacefully amongst them.

However, blood is thicker than water. The offspring of these youkai displayed the powerful abilities of their ancestors in times of great anxiety, often manifesting in horrible and dangerous ways, and were labeled by society as monsters.
Officially their condition was named ASSHS, a non-contagious "sickness", but the common people began to refer to them as Jinyous (half-youkai) necertheless.

Of these Jinyous, most were sent to Kamizawa City: an isolated urban area walled off from the rest of Japan to keep all the Jinyous together and away from the human population. However, the ones that were deemed especially dangerous were sent to a medical facility on an uncharted island near the shores of Japan where they would be under constant surveillance.

Takabe Ryouichi was one of those who were sent to said island at the age of 5. This is a story about him along with Suzu, his only friend on the island, escaping to Kamizawa city to live a normal life. What they didn’t expect, was that Suzu carried a secret that attracted much unwanted attention…

[Edited from a [url=http://whatistomato.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/ayakashibito-review/]review[/url] by Warum]
In face of human technological advancement during the Meiji Restoration, the youkai of Japan were forced to make a hard decision:
1) To remain as youkai and watch over the land
2) To return to the netherworld
3) To give up their power and status as youkai and live amongst humans.

While there were some that chose otherwise, the majority of the youkai decided it was best to become human. It was tough, but as time passed these youkai were able to blend in with the human world and live peacefully amongst them.

However, blood is thicker than water. The offspring of these youkai displayed the powerful abilities of their ancestors in times of great anxiety, often manifesting in horrible and dangerous ways, and were labeled by society as monsters.
Officially their condition was named "Acquired Systemic Special Heredity variety Syndrome", or "ASSHS" for short and treated as a non-contagious illness, but the common people began to refer to them as Jinyous (half-youkai) nevertheless.

Of these Jinyous, most were sent to Kamizawa City: an isolated urban area walled off from the rest of Japan to keep all the Jinyous together and away from the human population. However, the ones that were deemed especially dangerous were sent to a medical facility on an uncharted island near the shores of Japan where they would be under constant surveillance.

Takabe Ryouichi was one of those who were sent to said island at the age of five. This is a story about him along with the girl called Suzu, his only friend on the island, escaping to Kamizawa city to live a normal life. What they didn’t expect was that Suzu carried a secret that attracted much unwanted attention…

[Edited from a [url=http://whatistomato.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/ayakashibito-review/]review[/url] by Warum]

Ayakashibito

あやかしびと

Ayakashibito
TitleAyakashibito
Original titleあやかしびと
LengthLong (30 - 50 hours)
LinksEncubed
DeveloperPropeller
Publishers WillPlus & Propeller & HuneX & Dimple & BOOST ON
 Future-digi
 Polaris
 Ate the Moon Translations
Relations
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Available atJapanese PlayStation Portable version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 71.99 »
Japanese PlayStation Portable version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 28.90 »

Description

In face of human technological advancement during the Meiji Restoration, the youkai of Japan were forced to make a hard decision:
1) To remain as youkai and watch over the land
2) To return to the netherworld
3) To give up their power and status as youkai and live amongst humans.

While there were some that chose otherwise, the majority of the youkai decided it was best to become human. It was tough, but as time passed these youkai were able to blend in with the human world and live peacefully amongst them.

However, blood is thicker than water. The offspring of these youkai displayed the powerful abilities of their ancestors in times of great anxiety, often manifesting in horrible and dangerous ways, and were labeled by society as monsters.
Officially their condition was named "Acquired Systemic Special Heredity variety Syndrome", or "ASSHS" for short and treated as a non-contagious illness, but the common people began to refer to them as Jinyous (half-youkai) nevertheless.

Of these Jinyous, most were sent to Kamizawa City: an isolated urban area walled off from the rest of Japan to keep all the Jinyous together and away from the human population. However, the ones that were deemed especially dangerous were sent to a medical facility on an uncharted island near the shores of Japan where they would be under constant surveillance.

Takabe Ryouichi was one of those who were sent to said island at the age of five. This is a story about him along with the girl called Suzu, his only friend on the island, escaping to Kamizawa city to live a normal life. What they didn’t expect was that Suzu carried a secret that attracted much unwanted attention…

[Edited from a review by Warum]

Youkai 3.0 Action 3.0 Superpowers 2.8 Kitsune Heroine 2.8 Unarmed Combat 2.8 Fighting Heroine 2.7 Multiple Route Mystery 2.7 Duel 2.7 Student Council 2.6 ADV 2.6 Romance 2.6 Super Deformed CG's 2.6 Magic/ESP Combat 2.5 Male Protagonist 2.5 High School 2.5 Unique Routes 2.4 Drama 2.4 Protagonist with a Face 2.4 Protagonist with Voice Acting 2.4 Unlockable Routes 2.4 Multiple Endings 2.3 Martial Artist Protagonist 2.3 Spy Heroine 2.3 Proactive Protagonist 2.3 Fictional Modern Day Japanese Town 2.3 Fantasy 2.3 Group of Friends 2.3 Student Heroine 2.3 Orphan Protagonist 2.2 Student Council Member Protagonist 2.2 Branching Plot 2.2 Mentor Support Character 2.2 Sword Wielding Heroine 2.2 Pettanko Heroine 2.2 Conspiracy 2.2 Sexual Content 2.1 Foreigner Heroine 2.1 Sword Combat 2.0 Miko Heroine 2.0 Betrayal 2.0 Unlockable Choices 2.0 Group Sex 2.0 Adult Heroine 2.0 Possession 2.0 More Than Seven Endings 2.0 Unlockable Event 2.0 Unlockable Hero(ine) 2.0 Only One Bad Ending 2.0 Enforced Playing Order 2.0 Coodere Heroine 2.0 Russian Heroine 2.0 Other Perspectives 1.9 Rape Victim Heroine 1.9 Gender Bending 1.9 White Haired Heroine 1.9 Spontaneous Sex Scenes 1.9 Shapeshifting 1.9 Flashback 1.9 Onna Bugeisha Heroine 1.8 Blowjob 1.8 Unavoidable Rape 1.8 Student Protagonist 1.8 Pistol Combat 1.8 Unavoidable Heroine Rape 1.7 Espionage 1.7 Orphan Heroine 1.7 Comedy 1.7 Family 1.7 Urban Fantasy 1.7 Comedic Love Triangle 1.7 Hotblooded Support Character 1.6 Ejaculation Choice 1.6 One True End 1.5 Pretending Heroine 1.5 Bondage 1.5 Group Sex of One Male and Several Females 1.5 Bad Endings with Story 1.5 Group Sex of One Female and Several Males 1.5 Military 1.5 Revenge 1.5 Early Sexual Content 1.4 Villainous Heroine 1.2 Mystery 1.2 Brother Support Character 1.0 Dual Wielding Pistols 1.0 Drug Use 1.0 Anal Sex 1.0 Combat with Automatic Firearms 1.0 Genetic Research 1.0 Threesome Ending 1.0 Detective Work 0.9 Consensual Group Sex of One Female and Several Males 0.8 Rape 0.8 Food Discussions 0.8 School 0.3 Car 0.1

Releases

 Japanese
2005-06-2418+  Ayakashibito - First Press Limited EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2005-06-2418+  Ayakashibito - Regular EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2006-08-3112+  Ayakashibito -Genyou Ibunroku- First Press Limited EditionNon-freeCommercial1 DVDContains a Hounan route and additional material  
2006-08-3112+  Ayakashibito -Genyou Ibunroku- Regular EditionNon-freeCommercial1 DVDContains a Hounan route and additional material  
2006-08-3118+  Ayaka-san to Shuugen-kun & Temptation of FragranceFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsFreewareCommercial800x600Internet download2 additional free, short, comedic sidestories to Ayakashibito. They involve events in normal Ayakashibito so reading the normal game before this is a prerequisite.  
2007-09-2012+  Ayakashibito -Genyou Ibunroku- (Best Selection)Non-freeCommercial1 DVD  
2008-05-2318+  Propeller Nenshou Kei 3bon PackNon-freeCommercial800x6003 DVDs
2008-12-2618+  Ayakashibito - Low Price EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVD  
2009-03-1912+  Ayakashibito -Genyou Ibunroku- PortableNon-freeCommercial1 UMD  
2010-06-2518+  Propeller Nenshou Kei 3 Hon Pack - Low Price EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial800x6003 DVDs  
2011-08-2512+  Ayakashibito -Genyou Ibunroku- Portable Best EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercial1 UMD  
2014-12-2618+  Ayakashibito - Download EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet download
 Chinese
2008-09-2518+  Yaoren - First Press EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVDTraditional chinese  
 Korean
2009-08-2518+  Ayakashibito (patch)Non-freeInternet download  
 English
2014-04-0118+  Ayakashibito (patch)FreewareInternet download  

Character summary

Protagonist Fujieda Ayaka
Protagonist Kisaragi Soushichi
Voiced by Yasumura Makoto
Voiced by Touno Ran
Main character Hidaka Ichina
Voiced by Nogami Nana
Main character Hidaka Reina
Voiced by Nogami Nana
Main character Hounan
Voiced by Park RomiPS2/PSP versions only
Main character Ichinotani Shuugen
Voiced by Sakiware Spoon
Main character Ichinotani Touko
Voiced by Isshiki Hikaru
Main character Iizuka Kaoru
Main character Kisaragi Suzu
Voiced by Ayukawa Hinata
Main character Kounen Ichibee
Main character Kounen Teruyoshi
Voiced by Sugisaki Kazuya
Main character Kuki Youkou
Voiced by Onarimon Sakiyo
Side character Aino Karito
Voiced by Shihara Haruka
Side character Anekawa Sakura
Voiced by Mochizuki Mayu
Side character Arai Miu
Voiced by Yuzuki Kaname
Side character Hiraga Wataru
Voiced by Shimono Kaoru
Side character Karasutengu
Side character Katou Kotarou
Side character Nanami Io
Voiced by Kozuka Tamaki
Side character Uesugi Keijirou
Voiced by Kitayama Kouji
Side character Yatagarasu
Voiced by Tokita Hikaru

User stats

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Ranking

Popularity: ranked #121 with a score of 12.10

Bayesian rating: ranked #142 with a rating of 7.61

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Screenshots

  Ayakashibito - Regular Edition

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