Japanese dating sims
Otome games follow a strict formula: The player is a heterosexual woman being courted by a host of attractive, young men.
If it feels like you're playing an RPG, trying to keep track of everyone's feelings about you and giving out presents, that's a Dating Sim.It’s no secret that romance simulator video games generally succeed by providing their target audience with an idealized version of courtship.As such, the handsome male leads of dating sims for women generally tend to have some sort of dynamically authoritative or passionately artistic career.Boas’ experiences and means of learning Japanese range from a devout enjoyment of mahjong—which led him to studying Japan’s mahjong community and forced him to improve his Japanese—to many popular manga, dating simulators and traditional video games.
This is a good exercise for Japanese learners such as myself, as the kanji can be hard but not too hard to understand the main idea of each conversation.
Company presidents, pop stars, samurai, and even chefs regularly show up as possible romantic prizes.