It’s called , a portmanteau of “boyfriend” (kareshi) and “sleep” (suimin), and it follows a young woman, presumably you if you’re playing, who ends up taking a class on how to get a better night’s sleep.
As fate would have it, she finds herself thrust into the arms of four young and attractive instructors from the seminar who school her in selecting comfortable bras and pajama sets, helpful techniques to help her sleep, and pillow talk to help her relax and fall asleep.
So now that we know what dating sims are, how can they help us?
Well below are some ways that dating sims can help you.
Wacoal is one of Japan’s biggest lingerie companies, so its employees have to have some sort of idea as to what women like.
At the very least they know what makes women feel comfortable.
Text messages, notes, emails, and phone calls will help you to increase your propinquity with the person you are interested in. But you might be thinking to yourself, “What should I give? In many dating sims with a gift giving mechanic, you can only start giving gifts after achieving a certain score. Imagine you go on a date with a certain someone, and right as he/she walks into the restaurant this person gives you keys to a new car, and a fat diamond ring, “No pressure”. They are often very common things like food, notebooks, soft drinks, flowers, watermelons, etc.
The key in gift giving in dating sims is knowing your partner, what they want, and what they are interested in.
While I don’t play dating sims myself, I no longer look down on people who do.
I used to buy into the common stereotype that all dating sim players were single men who can’t find a real girlfriend, but after looking into this incredibly interesting genre of gamedom I realize that this stereotype is completely untrue.
They’re all lookers, of course, because we wouldn’t have it any other way, and the game is free on i OS and Android.