At first glance CLANNAD appears to be a typical slice of life visual novel featuring the adventures of high school delinquent Tomoya Okazaki. However, its engrossing storylines and fascinating characters make it a title that is hard to put down. Completing the multiple storyline branches takes a long, long time, but the excellent writing and emotional impact makes it worthwhile. The game is a must have title for fans of the genre, but thanks to its compelling storylines will definitely appeal to other players as well.
Gameplay: CLANNAD features multiple routes that lead to different storylines based on your choices.
Graphics: The art style takes a while to get used to, but the overall quality is very good.
Sound: The game features a stellar selection of tracks and very good Japanese voice acting