Sanrio Boys Smartphone Dating App Streams 1st Promo Video
posted on by Amanda Ellard
Sanrio released the first teaser promotional video for its Sanrio Danshi ~ Watashi, Koi o, Shirimashita~ (Sanrio Boys ~ I knew love ~) smartphone dating app game. The teaser touches on the story, provides brief character introductions, and shows off game play and some special features.
Sanrio announced the game and cast on July 6 and scheduled it for release this fall. Pre-registration for the game is ongoing and the website is running a campaign where those who register will receive special in-game gifts based on the number of pre-registrations.
30,000 people - 50 physical strength recovery items
60,000 people - 10 House Gatcha Medals (Avatars can turn the Gacha 5 times)
90,000 people - 5 Story Tickets and a Sanrio character avatar
120,000 people - Special story "Sanrio men's after-school" with all of the Sanrio Boy characters
If the game achieves more 120,000 registrations, the staff will release a list of even more benefits.
The Sanrio Boys 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 player character has five eligible boyfriends and can reach two types of endings. She can also bond with the boys over their shared love of Sanrio characters — with couple-coordinated outfits and rooms.
Pre-registration and more game information is available on the official website. Two manga series inspired by the project were announced in January: Mai Andō launched the fist 4 chapter series on Manga ONE app in April and a different manga adaptation by Mai Andō launched in Shogakukan's Sho-Comi magazine in June. Characters goods such as clear files and keychains are available for purchase on the Sanrio website.