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Update v1.2
-Fixed some translation
-Changed the rope model

Update v1.1
-Added options menu (Press ESC when you spawn)
-Added brightness, master volume, mouse sensitivity, and film grain toggle in options
-Fixed some typos in Japanese translation

Okaeri is a Japanese horror game about a middle school girl and her mother who recently moved to a new house.

It's 6:00 pm, coming back home expecting a welcome from your mom, instead, she finds unexpected things happening before her eyes.
The game is inspired by short omniverse Japanese horror films.

Key Features:

Immersive experience: An atmospheric photo-realistic graphics intensifies the horror experience. The minimalistic design makes the player fully immersed in the ambiance.

VHS film aesthetic: VHS aesthetic emulates look and feel of CRT screens including phosphor screen trail and bleeding, VHS tape noise, interlacing, and jitters in the analog video signal adding extra immersion to the horror experience.

A short narrative exploration: An exploration heavily focused on ambiance and narrative. Collect pieces of the past and present to find out what's going on from the protagonist's perspective with native Japanese voice acting which enhances the player's experience. People who love games like Gone Home and The First Tree might love this part of the game. The testers played for about 20-40min.

Gameplay: This game is played primarily like a "walking simulator." I'd define it more as a P.T. like game.

Psychological horror: You are alone, but feels like someone is watching you. Keep going and you'll find out.

Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars
(11 total ratings)
GenreAdventure, Puzzle
TagsAnime, Atmospheric, Horror, Psychological Horror, Retro, Story Rich, vhs, Walking simulator


Buy Now$2.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Okaeri_v1.2.rar 1 GB


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chillas che combinii, sembra una demo più che un gioco completo ma l’atmosfera è bellissima

我想玩,但是没钱 ̄へ ̄

Really nice and interesting game!! 

I loved the little stroll at the beginning and how cute some of the achievements are (played it on Steam)!! Also really enjoyed how the character interacted with the world ^^ 

I'd also say the detail of using kanji instead of the arabic numerals was a really nice touch!

Thank you for the awesome game <3

Hi guys! Just purchased your entire catalogue on Steam and plan to stream all of your games. I'm a big J-horror fan and love Chilla's Art games. Here's my take on Night Delivery and Okaeri, my first two games:

I did this awhile back, love your work!

Full Playthrough No Commentary

This game is amazing! The level of photorealism here is beyond professional. So much Kudos for that.

I purchased but cannot download this game 

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Nice little game :)

That was creepy and immersive. I liked it

Combining two things i love... Japan & Horrors 😅

SAD JAPANESE HORROR! | Okaeri おかえり (Full Game)


This game was a great experience and had a crazy ending what happened isnt what i would have ever expected, Great Game - 

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This game left a very unsettling fear factor throughout the game. I Loved it! 

Incredible! By far, one of the scariest games of the year! The slow burn of suspense builds to a terrifying peak. Throughout, you feel like you’re being watched or followed. I wish more games had a desire to be so genuinely frightening. 


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I've found a really good walkthrough:


It's very short, obviously spoilers.

Don't click if you haven't played the game.

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What does Okaeri mean?


Welcome home

but isn't the proper form "okaerinasai?" or is it just a, informal way to say it?

i think it's the informal way

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Are there any plans for a Linux version ?

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@Chilla's Art: when comes update 1.1/1.2? Love the design and the retro VHS graphic ;-)

Edit: thank you for update 1.2.

Loved It! The design is so perfect i felt exactly as if i was in a japanese village, and i watch a lot of animes :D. The plot and pattern leading to the end are super! Gave me a slight 'Grudge' vibe. Story is basically based on IRL happenings... Sad But I Loved It! Can't wait to see more from you!

Gave it a go...