Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs is a new anime series that has recently premiered on AT-X and Tokyo MX channels, and is now available on Crunchyroll with Hindi and Indian English dubs. The anime is an adaptation of Yomu Mishima’s light novel series of the same name, which is published in English by Seven Seas.
The story follows the journey of Leon, an office worker who gets reincarnated into a particularly punishing dating sim video game, where women rule and only the beautiful men have a chance to succeed. However, Leon has a secret weapon – he remembers everything from his past life, including a complete playthrough of the very game he is now trapped in. With this knowledge, Leon sets out to spark a revolution and change the new world, in order to fulfill his ultimate desire – to live a quiet and easy life in the countryside.
The anime is directed by Kazuya Miura and Shin’ichi Fukumoto, with Kenta Ihara in charge of the series scripts and Masahiko Suzuki designing the characters. The opening theme song “Silent Minority” is performed by Kashitarō Itō and the ending theme song “selfish” is performed by Riko Azuna. The anime has been confirmed for a second season.
In addition to the anime, Mishima’s story is also available on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website, and is published in print by Micro Magazine’s GC Novels imprint with illustrations by Monda in Japan. The 11th novel shipped on December 28, and the first volume of a spinoff novel also shipped on the same day. Additionally, a manga adaptation by Jun Shiosato is available on Fujimi Shobo’s Dra Dra Shop# service.
The series offers a unique take on the dating sim genre, with a protagonist who is not only aware of the game’s mechanics but also possesses the knowledge to change the rules of the game. With a blend of comedy, action, and romance, Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs is a must-watch for anime fans and anyone who loves a good story about overcoming obstacles and achieving one’s dreams.
Source – Crunchyroll