By Jenni . September 9, 2019 . 12:00pm
River City Girls is a game that never forgets its past while moving forward into the future. WayForward is clearly well aware of the Kunio-kun series and its background, as well as Technos’ other works, and isn’t afraid to do all it can to represent it within the game. This means a lot of moments where people who have loved the series for years and pay attention will be rewarded with both major and minor representations of characters over the years. (The most surprising callback comes up during ending which we’ll talk about in a later article.) The game pays a lot of tribute, which people might definitely appreciate.
Some of the first moments come when Misako and Kyoko are starting to break out of the school. As you go from classroom to classroom, multiple references to past characters and games come up. As you start to make your way around, our heroines will run into Hasebe Kazumi and Mami Shimada….