Pixel x Pixel Special: Sweet Pool Spectacular

Sweet Pool Zenya screenshot

Here it is, our long-awaited sweet pool special episode! If you haven’t played the game yet, don’t worry, you can still tune in for the first part of the show, where we discuss sweet pool developer Nitro+chiral and boys’ love (aka BL) manga and games in general. Then, with plenty of forewarning, we get into our full spoiler-filled impressions of the game and a discussion of the broader themes touched on by the game in general!

Warning: The entire episode has a content warning for discussion of rape and violence/gore.

Anne’s Sweet Pool review
Marcus’ Sweet Pool review

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20:36 – Start of spoilers: Overall impressions
54:33 – Diving Deep: Discussion of themes

♫ “Willie Lomans,” from Alphabet Planet by Hiroki Kikuta, “chills01,” “sorrow” from Sweet Pool Soundtrack by Zizz Studio


About Anne Lee

Also known as apricotsushi. Anne can be written with the kanji for apricot (杏), and sushi was the most quintessentially Japanese thing I could think of when I was 13, resulting in my goofy, albeit memorable, nickname.