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Revision as of 19:21, 1 October 2022

Katawa Shoujo
Katawa Shoujo cover
Developers
Four Leaf Studios
Engines
Ren'Py 6[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows January 4, 2012
macOS (OS X) January 4, 2012
Linux January 4, 2012
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Pacing Relaxed
Controls Point and select
Genres Visual novel
Art styles Anime
Themes Contemporary, Adult
Katawa Shoujo on MobyGames
Katawa Shoujo on Wikipedia

Katawa Shoujo is a freeware visual novel.

General information

Dev blog
Official forums
Unofficial Katawa Shoujo Wikia
Visual Novel Database entry

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements

Katawa Shoujo HD Patch

Letow's unofficial HD Patch allows the game to run at 1080p widescreen resolution.

Some files use AI upscaling and interpretation for the missing 16:9 areas.
Includes the Russian and German fan patches.
Crops many 4:3 images to fit 16:9.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Renpy\katawashoujo_actual\persistent
%APPDATA%\Renpy\katawashoujo_actual_*\persistent
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Renpy\katawashoujo_actual\*.save
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/RenPy/katawashoujo_actual
Linux ~/.renpy/katawashoujo_actual
Depending on the version of the game, the subfolder may be either simply katawashoujo_actual or it may include the game's version number, such as katawashoujo_actual_1.3.

Video

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
Act 1 only, Use the Pianlun Shaonv Patch for full game
Simplified Chinese
Act 1 only, Use the Pianlun Shaonv Patch for full game
Catalan
Use the Catalan Patch for Act 1 translation only.
French
German
Act 1 only, Use the HD Patch or Hikari Translations' German Patch for full game
Italian
Act 1 only, Use Patch Italiano for full game
Japanese
Korean
Use the Korean Patch
Polish
Use the Polish Patch
Brazilian Portuguese
Use the Katawa+ Patch
Russian
Act 1 only, Use the HD Patch for full game
Spanish
Hungarian
Act 1 only, Use the HD Patch
Turkish
Use the Turkish Patch for Act 1 translation only.

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
64-bit and ARM versions were previously offered by distro packages, but were phased out due to the game using old versions of Python 2[2] and RenPy.[3] FlatHub still offer them ordinarily.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows 2000
Processor (CPU) Pentium III
System memory (RAM) 512mb
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500mb of free space
Video card (GPU) any
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. Ren'Py engine build: 6.10.2e[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2017-06-30
  2. games-mix/katawa-shoujo — Gentoo Packages - last accessed on 2021-01-21
  3. FreshPorts -- games/katawa-shoujo - last accessed on 2021-01-21