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Old 2006-09-28, 20:29
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Originally Posted by Shii
As I understand it, the Japanese 「ビジュアル・ノベル」 is a subset of ADV involving full-screen text.
Indeed -- from what I've learned thus far, it's a concept originated from Leaf, who first used the term 'visual novel series'. Within said series are games such as Routes and ToHeart.

Eventually, the phrase 'visual novel' has been corrupted in the US to mean an ADV -- especially what with Hirameki dubbing every single one of their games such.
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