Date a Boy Who Loves Sanrio With the Sanrio Boys Smartphone Game
posted on by Karen Ressler
Sanrio announced on Tuesday that it will release a romance game based on its "Sanrio Boys" (Sanrio Danshi) project. The iOS and Android game, titled Sanrio Danshi ~Watashi, Koi o, Shirimashita.~, invites players to date their favorite Sanrio-loving boy.
The player character has five eligible boyfriends and can reach two types of endings. She can also bond with her beau over their shared love of Sanrio characters — with couple-coordinated outfits and rooms.
The game will launch this fall. The website is running a campaign where everyone who preregisters will get in-game gifts.
The Sanrio Boys, as the name indicates, are a group of high school boys with a soft spot for Sanrio characters; they bond over their shared interest and feel less ashamed of their love of cuteness.
The cast includes:
Takuya Eguchi (Haikyu!!'s Yūji Terushima, My Love Story!!'s Takeo Gōda) as Kōta Hasegawa, a high school boy who loves Pom Pom Purin
Two manga series inspired by the project were announced in January. Mai Andō launched the fist series on Manga ONE app in April. The manga includes four total chapters. A different manga adaptation by Mai Andō launched in Shogakukan's Sho-Comi magazine in June.