Sean Ryan writes:
"One of Japan's most popular genres is the dating simulation, nicknamed the "galge" (short for "gal game"). Strangely, it's never quite caught on in the West. In the past, this has exclusively been the guilty pleasure for genetically and socially impaired virgin males who never stood the chance otherwise of contacting the fairer sex. But what's this we see on the horizon? A dating sim…for girls??"