Episode 6 – Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

As this series makes clear from the start, the biggest issue facing the Holfort Kingdom is its ultra-misandry. However, this episode chooses to focus on another of the kingdom’s systemic ills: its class system. While we’ve seen what it’s like to be a noble at the bottom of the totem pole through Leon, Livia, as … Read more

Episodes 1-3 – Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

(*Note: The review of the first episode is copy-pasted from when I reviewed it for The Spring 2022 Preview Guide—which also includes four additional reviews of this episode from other ANN reviewers. The episode 2-3 portion of the review is completely new.) Episode 1: As someone who loves games—including JRPGs and dating sims—I greatly enjoyed … Read more