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Video Game / Vitamin Connection

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The cutest virus-busting game bar none!

When viruses make their move and cause havoc in the human body, you can count on Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl to purge them and repair any damage and sickness that had occurred in their wake! And what better time than now, for a humble little family known as the Sable Family is going through some disease-related problems themselves, that only our lovable microscopic duo can solve!

Exclusively made for the Nintendo Switch by Wayforward Technologies, Vitamin Connection is a very cute and quirky shooter game with a control scheme similar to Robotron: 2084 where the goal is to help Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl clean up the viruses and diseases that lurk inside the bodies of the Sable Family. To sweeten the deal, there are even some mini-games thrown in for good measure!


Vitamin Connection has examples of:

  • Animesque: The game has a sort of Japanese Anime feel to it, which is most especially prominent in the Japanese text and songs that have Japanese lyrics.
  • Badass Adorable: Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl are incredibly adorable and lovable and are very competent in their jobs as virus busters.
  • Content Warning: Before the title screen shows up, Vitamin Connection opens with this very important warning:
    Vitamin Connection features a capsule-shaped ship with healing powers. However, Vitamin Connection is a work of fiction. In real life, swallowing a capsule or feeding a capsule to another person or animal can be harmful. Always be responsible and make sure to never swallow a capsule unless you know exactly what it is.
  • Cool Ship: Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl pilot a ship in the shape of a blue and pink pill capsule, which looks similar to the blue and red pill capsule of Dr. Mario.
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  • "Fantastic Voyage" Plot: Given that Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl are traveling inside the human body to heal the Sable Family, this rings true.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Mina-Girl has these.
  • Large Ham: In the first stage, one of the Pathogen Squad members, Vibrio, talks like this:
  • Meaningful Name: Both Vita-Boy and Mina-Girl are named after vitamins, which makes sense given their duty in restoring the human body and fighting off viruses.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Vita-Boy is blue and Mina-Girl is pink. Simple as that.