One player holds a picture of him and his virtual girlfriend, Manaka, at a resort town called Atami, which caters to players on a weekend retreat programmed into the game.
These games have remained a distinctly Japanese trend, though.
Figure out what the woman enjoys, and plan a nice date accordingly.
It goes a lot further than simply asking, "What do you want to do?
It’s the subset of a growing video game culture that has dominated the country’s development since the 1980s.
For d’Aki, it’s easy to see how the game had appeal in Japan.