[Guest Editorial]: Visual Novel Protagonists and Their Self-Insert Natures
VN protagonists — some of them have such bright personalities even a rock looks more interesting than them. This mostly allude to VN protagonists and their self-insert natures, and is something I covered in this guest post of mine for The Geek Clinic.
Greetings, Kai of Deluscar here, and today I’m on The Geek Clinic to analyze and dissect visual novel protagonists. But before I begin, I would like to point out what I say here doesn’t necessarily apply to ALL visual novels, but enough of them feature this type of protagonist to allow one to decipher a pattern.
A visual novel has a structure similar to reading a picture book, and is an incredibly immersive medium. But another one significant reason that contribute to it’s immersion is because of visual novel protagonists and their self-insert natures.
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