The game has a bold art style with intense flourishes, and while you play as a Shadow Every-Girl, all your your potential partners range from bratty kings to zombies to ghosts.There's even a talking skeleton adorned with roses who will chat with you on occasion and give you romantic advice.
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.
Otome games can be played on your PC, your PS2, your DS, your cellphone, or more.
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.
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.