Excerpt: in the category of stupefying strangeness. And we're talking strange with added helpings of bizarre stacked on top. All you really need to know is that "chulip" is Japanese for "kiss," and you run around town kissing people in this game. ...no, we did not make this up. None of what you're about to read is made up, regardless of how difficult that may be to believe.
Excerpt: One of the most unique RPGs I saw at E3 was Chulip from Natsume. Never would I have imagined an RPG that involved chasing down the girl of your dreams to give her a great big kiss! Yes, that is indeed your ultimate goal in Chulip . You, a 12-year-old boy, and your penniless father have just moved into a small town famous through ancient legends. It has been said that a couple that kisses underneath the old tree will be destined to live happily ever after.
Excerpt: So it took Natsume three years to publish this?! That's probably the first thing I said after I started playing Chulip. This game which had first been presented to me at least three years ago at E3, and then delayed and delayed and delayed, had finally been translated and published, and I get...this?