Game Revolution writes: "Publisher NIS America sure isn't afraid of throwing an off-beat, not-particularly-catchy-sounding name for a video game out there. True, after such punctuation-intensive, head-wobbling standouts as Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero? and Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! What Did I Do to Deserve This?, a game-title like Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love might even seem like a few tentative steps in the direction of 'normal', but don't let your guard down for a second. If you do, you might find yourself getting cracked over the head with an alternate-history RPG/turn-based tactical/dating-sim hybrid, set in old New York and full of transforming Japanese mechs piloted by cute anime chicks in various stages of personality disorders... who do Broadway stage musicals in the daytime (which, oh yes, you will be watching). Yeah, you better be afraid."