Reviews: Nakatani

Person With Many Aliases's review

Aside from the stellar artwork, of which Spectral Feelings makes extremely clever use of, Nakatani's great strength is also in characterization. The romances are genuine, yet awkward, with lots of reflection of what it means to be in love when you're immortal, apathetic, etc. It's thoughtful at the same time it's romantic. (These are only some, but not all of his doujinshi.) It's hard to encapsulate these works, which are shorter and much more vague compare to his romantic doujins. All the same, the art is amazing, the characters feel mysterious again, and the works are so introspective on the psychology of the Gensokyo denizens