13 Sentinels and how it believes in love

I’m pretty familiar with Vanillaware games. Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir to be exact, and having beaten 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim recently I’d say I’m confident in my ability to recognize a lot of the common elements in their works.

But I don’t mean the food and fan service. I mean how love underpins their plots. Apparently it’s not a George Kamitani original unless love is a major, if not the only, driving force behind a character’s actions.

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