You don’t have to be a woman to read media with women as protagonists or media created by women. When trying to get a sense of what a medium is like, it is good to check out as wide a variety of examples of that medium as possible. But also, as a man who is planning to create a VN with a lot of female characters, it is good to read some media by women so you can gain emapthy for women and perhaps write them better.
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I'm very eclectic, so I'd also recommend studying different genres and even different mediums that aren't VNs. You never know where you'll find an interesting idea for a visual novel.
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