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''Seabed'' is a [[{{YuriGenre}} yuri]]-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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''Seabed'' is a [[{{YuriGenre}} yuri]]-themed mystery visual novel {{Mystery}} VisualNovel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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* StoryBreadcrumbs: Sea Bed has this in the form of "TIPS"-- pieces of story exposition that are "out of narrative" with the main point-of-view characters, which unlock after certain chapters of the story have been completed.


''Seabed'' is a [[{{YuriGenre}] yuri]]-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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''Seabed'' is a [[{{YuriGenre}] [[{{YuriGenre}} yuri]]-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.


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* BookEnds: ''Seabed'' opens with a scene of Takako laying in bed with Sachiko and talking about the past. Towards the very end Takako recalls this moment [[spoiler: along with remembering that that was the night she died.]]


Seabed is a yuri-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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Seabed ''Seabed'' is a yuri-themed [[{{YuriGenre}] yuri]]-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.


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''Seabed'' is available for PC through [[https://fruitbat-factory.itch.io/seabed Itch.io]] and [[https://store.steampowered.com/app/583090/SeaBed/ Steam.]] [[https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/seabed-switch/ A version for the Nintendo Switch]] was released on March 19th, 2020.

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* WhamShot: Chapter 4 opens with Narasaki's memory of her with Sachiko and Takako "playing doctor" as kids, with the image showing Sachiko and Takako playing with a stethoscope. Chapter 5 ends with Takako reading a diary entry of [[spoiler: that same memory from Sachiko's perspective, showing the same image from Chapter 4- but this time, zoomed out to reveal the two girls playing with a red-headed doll in a doctor's coat.]]

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* WhamLine: Dropped by Fumi at the end of the prologue:
-->'''Fumi:''' Um… it was around the time [[spoiler: Ms. Takako passed away.]]


* CaughtInTheRain: Sachiko and Takako explore a shoal on their vacation only to be caught in a sudden rainstorm. The two take shelter in a nearby grove of trees, and Tamako presses up against Sachiko and initiates a makeout, claiming it’s the only way she can warm up.

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* CaughtInTheRain: Sachiko and Takako explore a shoal on their vacation only to be caught in a sudden rainstorm. The two take shelter in a nearby grove of trees, and Tamako Takako presses up against Sachiko and initiates a makeout, claiming it’s the only way she can warm up.up.
* CuteBookworm: Sanae. Sachiko could sort of count as well, though she mentions not having as much time to read as she did as a schoolgirl.



* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Fumi keeps a bunch of stuffed anomals on her workplace desk.

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* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Fumi keeps a bunch of stuffed anomals animals on her workplace desk.desk.
* MomentKiller: When Sachiko and Takako start kissing in the middle of a rainstorm, they’re startled by the sound of leaves rustling. It turns out to be a coconut crab. Takako later recalls the crab and, clearly annoyed, suggests finding it and cooking it for dinner.


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* SheCleansUpNicely: Sanae dresses up during the Christmas party to Takako's great interest.

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* CaughtInTheRain: Sachiko and Takako explore a shoal on their vacation only to be caught in a sudden rainstorm. The two take shelter in a nearby grove of trees, and Tamako presses up against Sachiko and initiates a makeout, claiming it’s the only way she can warm up.
* GirlishPigtails: Takako wears her hair in long twintails. There’s a flashback to a memory of the girls’ high school days where Sachiko recalls when Takako only just started wearing her hair like that, still having difficulty making both tails equal lengths.
** Notably, Nanae wears her hair like this one day when Sachiko is visiting her. [[spoiler: When Nanae offers to “adapt” to Sachiko’s still-lingering feelings for Takako, she ties her hair back up in twintails to show how serious she is about becoming Takako’s replacement.]]
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Fumi keeps a bunch of stuffed anomals on her workplace desk.
* ReplacementGoldfish: [[spoiler: Nanae essentially offers to become this to Sachiko.]]


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* ShesGotLegs: Takako describes Sachiko’s legs as “shapely” in one scene. Her choices of clothes, especially her shorts and dark tights, often highlight them.
* SweetTooth: Takako, who is a BigEater in general, really likes sweets and frequently snacks on candy while working, to the annoyance of her coworkers.


* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Nanae (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends, she accepts her feelings for Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.
* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: {{Zigzagged}}. Takako turns out to be DeadAllAlong...but she exists within Sachiko, very much a real person, with her own freewill and emotions.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Nanae (they go on a romantic holiday together), together); Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, sanitorium; Takako's conscious consciousness (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, she is surrounded by her friends, she accepts her feelings for Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.
* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: {{Zigzagged}}. Takako turns out to be DeadAllAlong...but she exists within Sachiko, very much a real person, with her own freewill free will and emotions.]]



* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler: What Takako hope will be the case for her and Sachiko.]]

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* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler: What Takako hope will be the case for her and Sachiko.]]]]
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Seabed is a yuri-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Mangagamer'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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Seabed is a yuri-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Mangagamer'' ''Fruitbat Factory'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.


* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall, she accepts her feelings for Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.

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* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau Nanae (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall, friends, she accepts her feelings for Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.


* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.

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* BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with fall, she accepts her feelings for Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.


* BitterSweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.

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* BitterSweetEnding: BittersweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.


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* SecondLove: [[spoiler: Mayuko and Takako hook up at the very end, and there's a heavy implication Sachiko and Nanae will become this as well. Though this isn't to say the former couple don't have intense, romantic feelings for each other anymore...]]


* BitterSweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up better then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.]]

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* BitterSweetEnding: It leans towards "sweet", but it's still heavy on the "bitter". [[spoiler: Sachiko gets closure...but is forced to face the reality of Takako no longer being in her life, and the final phone call will be the last time she'll be able to interact with her in her lifetime. That being said, there's a heavy implication Sachiko is going to try and have a SecondLove relationship with Senau (they go on a romantic holiday together), Narasaki is saved at the last second and brought into the dreamworld to spend the rest of her days with everyone in the sanatorium, Takako's conscious (or spirit) will be able to live on blissfully within Sachiko, is surrounded by her friends fall in love with Mayuko, and enjoy an eternity of happiness...with an implication once Sachiko dies, they'll be reunited in the afterlife, and be together forever.]] Everyone ultimately ends up better happier then they started, but it's nevertheless a painful reality.]]


SeaBed is a yuri-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Mangagamer'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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SeaBed Seabed is a yuri-themed mystery visual novel by ''Paleontology'' and published by ''Mangagamer'' told through the perspectives of three separate characters: Mizuno Sachiko, a designer plagued by hallucinations of her past lover; Narasaki Hibiki, Sachiko's friend and a psychiatrist researching the workings of human memories; and Takako, Sachiko's former lover who has been rapidly forgetting her past, including how or why the two women drifted apart despite being together since childhood.

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