Norn9 Guide: Otomaru Heishi

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heishi-norn9On to the Nanami route! To be completely honest, I am not looking forward to doing Ron’s route. I have a terrible impression of him after seeing him in Mikoto’s route. He is the “locked” route in Nanami’s segment, but just so that I don’t have to end Nanami’s section with Ron, I will do his part second.

Also, in case you already did the Mikoto routes with me, most of the text in Chapter 1 where the group is together (i.e. in the dining room during Natsuhiko’s attack) is exactly the same. I skipped all of the text that wasn’t Nanami’s thoughts (denoted by parenthesis) to shorten it. I’ll be doing Heishi > Ron > Akito

Prologue

Make breakfast with Nanami

Character Select: Shiranui Nanami (far left)

Chapter 1

Pair Select: Heishi Otomaru (Recommended)

Chapter 2

I’m not mad

Chapter 3

About yesterday…

A scary maze

Tell him you’re thinking about him

Chapter 4

Not knowing that someone was mad at me

No

I envy his dream

Chapter 5

I want to make his dream come true

Chapter 6 (Make a save file)

Don’t go with him

Watch

Apologize for not saying anything

Chapter 7

Wake up

Don’t go with him

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Bad Ending

Load your save file from Chapter 6 and reverse your options:

Go with him

Apologize for erasing his memory

Don’t wake up

Go with him

The last piece of the puzzle, as always, is Heishi’s side story for 110 points from the Norn store.

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Norn9 Guide: Kagami Itsuki

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itsuki-norn9Of the three routes tied to Mikoto, I did Itsuki’s route last, even though I feel like it should have been Sakuya > Itsuki > Natsuhiko. I mostly did it on this order because I liked Sakuya so much that I ended up disliking Itsuki. As it turns out, though, all three routes are very sweet. I’m glad I did Sakuya’s first, but I wish I had saved Natsuhiko for last since his route was my favorite of the three.

Now take a deep breath and prepare yourself for the emotional roller coaster that is both the good and bad endings of Itsuki’s route.

Prologue

Skip to first choice

Look for a room with Mikoto

A hiyoko

Chase after them

Character Select: Kuga Mikoto (far right)

Chapter 1

Pair Select: Kagami Itsuki (far right)

Chapter 2

Stubbornly deny it

Don’t compliment him

Chapter 3

Don’t go

Draw card slightly to the left

Draw rightmost card

Draw leftmost card

Draw the left card

Chapter 4

Don’t go to the castle

Kick down the door

Attack the driver

Watch

Chapter 5 (Make a Save)

Stay calm

Apologize

To keep that to myself

It is wrong

Watch

Chapter 6

Take his hand

Agree

Chapter 7

Remember what happened on the roof

Remember what happened in the dream

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Bad End

Load your Chapter 5 Save file and just change all the answers. 😛

Protest

Say nothing

It is

Don’t watch (if you already watched it, watching again won’t get you more points)

Take his hand

Get angry

As always, once you’ve finished Itsuki’s route, remember to purchase his side story in the Norn Store for 110 points to get your last CG. :3

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Norn9 Guide: Azuma Natsuhiko

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natsuhiko-norn9 Continuing my newly formed “series”, here is my guide for Azuma Natsuhiko. Before you can choose Natsuhiko’s route, you must complete either Sakuya or Itsuki’s route. The game recommends completing Sakuya’s route first, which is what I did.

Prologue

Skip to first choice

Look for a room with Mikoto

A hiyoko

Chase after them

Character Select: Kuga Mikoto (far right)

Chapter 1

Choose no partner. Investigate alone.

Chapter 2

Give it to him

Chapter 3

Watch

Take the initiative

Chapter 4

Mouth-to-mouth

Someone was defying The World’s orders

We had been flying around in circles

Refuse to do so

Chapter 5 

Because people who are suffering need me

Bluff

That is a waste of time

I want to go with you

Chapter 6 (Make a save file)

Stare at him silently

…going out to look at the stars?

Arcturus

Spica

You’re so kind

Chapter 7

Dodge the question

That will get you to the true ending

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Bad ending

As I mentioned in Sakuya’s route, I don’t know what affection is necessary to get the bad ending, but halfway should be low enough. Load up chapter 6 and pick the other choices to avoid increasing your affection with Natsuhiko.

Don’t forget to purchase the Natsuhiko short story from the Norn store once you’ve completed his route! That will get you all of the CGs for his route.

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Norn9 Guide: Nijo Sakuya

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sakuya-norn9So! I’m really only doing this because I want to write down the route as I go and I couldn’t find any English guides when I started playing yesterday.

As a brief introduction, the story follows an elementary school boy named Suzuhara Sorata, a smart kid who is apparently neglected and ignored by his parents. (:<) During a field trip to a government building, he suddenly starts to hear singing and he finds himself transported to a different world, a century into the “past”. There, he meets Koharu, an awkward, naive, friendly girl who helps him when he’s frozen stiff and too cold to move. When he explains that he has nowhere to go, she asks him to come with her to the “ship” that will take her far away and the two end up boarding a giant, spherical, flying ship (by Sorata’s definition, a UFO). There, Koharu and Sorata meet the other 11 characters. The game has a total of 9 routes, with 6 chapters per route. Each of the 3 females has 3 males as potential love interests and only the prologue and Chapter 1 are common routes. At the end of chapter 1, you will make a choice and from Chapter 2 on, you will be on the character-specific route.

Click here if you’d rather start with Itsuki’s route.

Prologue

Look for a room with Mikoto

A hiyoko

Chase after them

Character Select: Kuga Mikoto (far right)

Chapter 1

Pair Select: Nijo Sakuya (far left)

Chapter 2

Reach for it

Watch

Chapter 3

Retort

Grab the other spoon

Forget the candies (Press the candy issue bad end/no CG)

I would give up on it

Chapter 4 (Make a save file)

Express your true feelings

Keep his powers a secret

Chapter 5

Not to bother searching for clues

I want to be with you

??? I’ve followed through both these choices pretty far several times and I can’t tell the difference. I picked “…”

Chapter 6

Third Floor

Yes, I will

Sakuya’s future (I did a quick save here and watched all three. The routes merge again when you see Senri)

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Once you complete Sakuya’s route, you’ll be able to purchase his extra scene in the Norn Store for 110 points. I had 180 after completing Sakuya’s route. (Title Menu > New Contents > Norn Store). It’s about the length of one chapter and there’s a CG at the end. :3 You will also be able to start a new game to see Natsuhiko’s route.

 

I found the true ending on my first play through, but I don’t know where the critical point is for getting the bad ending. I assume if your affection is too low, you’ll end up with a bad ending since there are no choices in Chapter 7. Since I know there is a bad ending in Chapter 3, I made a save file in Chapter 4 and then just chose the opposite of everything I chose before in Chapter 4 through 6.

Bad End

Load your save file for Chapter 4

Bluff and allay his fears

Reveal his powers

Search for clues

… (I still don’t know what difference this option makes, so I guess you could choose the other one)

First floor

Nope

The matter of the traitor (I feel like you could pick “Everyone else” as well)

 

Following this route, I gained no affection from Chapter 4, but this will not affect the route in any way except to change the final ending. I did not find any other bad endings either. Like I said, I don’t know how much affection you need to get the true vs. bad ending. I’m willing to bet you could make a save file at the beginning of Chapter 6 for the bad ending because if I remember correctly, at the end of Chapter 5, your affection is only about half way to max. I know for a fact that just changing the last option in Chapter 6 won’t change the ending if you’ve made the rest of the choices I posted though.

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