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The games usually include virtual flirting, dating, or even sexual plays.
Some are even adapted to and from manga novels and popular anime series.
For d’Aki, it’s easy to see how the game had appeal in Japan.
“You have these grown-up men in their suits with briefcases, leaving their corporate jobs to read manga in the metro or play gameboy at an arcade,” she says.
The women characters in the games should make their chosen partner fall in love with their looks, style, talent, or intelligence.
Although the plots vary from game to game, the romantic elements in them are their major selling point.
“The girls behave very sweetly with the guys in what they say, how they respond to them, and with big eyes and heart-shaped faces—who wouldn’t want that?
”D’Aki teamed up with Swiss science writer Roland Fischer and together, they sought to go beyond the existing online conversation.
“When you Google ‘Japan’ and ‘love’, you find all these articles about lonely people who never get married,” she says. I wanted to show the human aspect, the individual stories behind those who use these applications.”Her images reveal the secret lives of thirty-somethings who have accepted living alone instead of looking for love.
They share a common yearning for connection and found it on a touch screen.
Otome games are female-oriented games with many plot goals including romance.