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...
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.
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 .
Excerpt: Chulip was on localization wish lists for years and a lot of people thought it would never actually make it to the United States. A kissing game? It sounded like the distinctly Japanese sort of thing that would remain available exclusively by import for all time.