I've been enjoying the game, mostly because of the style and music and combat and animations. The story has been so-so.
But I just got midway through the second Palace where a new character joins the team and spends some time walking through the Palace figuring some life stuff out and...
It was a really beautiful moment. The writing, the music, the pacing, the visuals...they all combined to really be something.
I think I understand the love for this game now. Looking forward to keep playing.