She accidentally gets tangled up with the local police, the Shinsengumi, and the story evolves from there. It's a samurai history lesson with a Twilight twist.
The Niflheim is probably one of the best free-to-play mobile otome game examples that I can give.
In Japan, dating sim characters are referred to as “capturable” -- whether that means you capture their hearts or their bodies depends on the game.
Finally, we gratefully acknowledge the special efforts and contributions in support of this study by Michael Schwert, Duke University, and Erin Redoutey and Raul Izquierdo, Univeristy of Miami.
Compared to similar games on the app stores, this one has extremely good localization and copy-editing.
Sloppy localization can often let dating sim fans down.
It’s like backwards-engineering a narrative database -- and you may be surprised to find how much the story changes when you focus on a different partner each time. Hakuoki is a period piece, taking place in the Bakumatsu period of Japan at the time of civil unrest between the Emperor and the Shogun.
You play as Chizuru, who disguises herself as a man to travel to the capital of Kyoto in search of her missing father.