Some Sim Date games have been made into Harem anime, though the result is usually nothing special due to the removal of sex and the fact that the narrative can no longer focus on any single character.
Because there is almost no market for true Dating Sim games outside of Japan, it's a frequent misunderstanding among western gamers that "Dating Sim" is the general term for all ren'ai (romantic love) games.
Both of those games have marriage as an important aspect of the game.
Agricola is the closest it gets but Agricola feels IMMENSELY different from Harvest Moon.
I've been playing with the idea of designing one myself with some tile laying mechanic for farm management, but sort of hope someone else gets to it before I get the free time together Not very "Japanese dating sim", and admittedly not out yet, but Fog of Love seems pretty unique in the 'relationship' genre.
Disclaimer: I am a KS backer of this game but have no other affiliation with it.
If it feels like you're playing an RPG, trying to keep track of everyone's feelings about you and giving out presents, that's a Dating Sim.
The gamevertisement can’t possibly be serious, and it’s certainly a unique way to drum up some buzz for your printer.Considering how frustrating printers are to set up and actually get working, trying to seduce a printer in a dating sim would actually be a clever allegory had the printer company wanted to showcase the frustration of using its own product.Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be among famous A-listers?1Dreamboy is a One Direction dating sim game where you get to interact with the five One Direction members: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan.You have 80 days to make one of them fall in love with you.Recently there was a kickstarter project - Love Formula by Japanime.