When Aksys Games revealed they would be bringing otome game , and that was pushing it.
Personally I'm a fan of the genre as a whole, and I'm not bothered whether or not I'm pursuing a bunch of pretty boys or beautiful stereotypical women who may or may not love me so much they want to kill me, but there is an audience out there who will gladly devour these maiden games.
Everyone has different tastes, so it's a good idea to check out multiple opinions!
This is PC gaming week of Epictober, and one thing you can count on among PC games is the occasional freaky import release, like the dating games listed below.
The dating sim/visual novel genre is a widely overlooked one in the United States.
Sure, there are plenty of eroge titles to pore over if you look in the right places ( being one a personal favorite), but on the flip side, otome games are an even bigger rarity.
The purpose of this site is to introduce people to the world of girl-oriented anime gaming, where you play a female character and pursue one of several available beautiful boys for a romantic relationship. You might be running a country or saving the world at the same time!
Princesses, ninjas, wizards, ballerinas, sports stars - otome heroines can be anything.
Most of these games exist in Japan, but there are some available in English as well. The Videos blog covers the dramatic opening sequences from games (usually Japanese). On the Fans page we link to other sites and blogs talking about otome games, so you can find reviews of the games you're interested in.
Until then, here are some of the better ones out there to satiate your appetite.