Katawa Shoujo (かたわ少女 Katawa Shōjo?, lit. "Cripple Lassies", owersett "Disabeelity Lassies") is a bishōjo-style visual novel bi Four Leaf Studios that tells a story o a young mannie an five young lasses bidin wi varyin disabilities. The gemme uises a tradeetional text an sprite-based visual novel model wi an ADV-style text box rinnin on the Ren'Py visual novel ingine. The gemme is licensed uner the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND.
The majority o the story taks place at the fictional Yamaku High School for disabled bairns, locatit in an unnamed ceety somewhaur in modren, northren Japan. Hisao Nakai, an able-bodied lad, haes his life chynged whan a lang-dormant cardiac arrhythmia forces him tae transfer tae a new schuil efter a lang hospitalisation. In maugre o his difficulties, Hisao haes the opportunity tae find freends an luve.