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2011 For immediate release.

Press release from February 23, folder02

NTT Solmare launches a dating simulation game “Shall we date?: Heian Love”
for iPhone globally at the same time it’s released in Japan

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NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquartered in Osaka, President: Hiroki Oohashi, hereinafter NTT Solmare), extended its mobile comics to e-book business owning COMIC- C'moA (*1) -- Japan's No. 1 mobile comic site, flat rate comic site Yomippa(*2), and a storefront e-book application(*3), launches novel type dating simulation  game “Shall we date?: Heian Love” for iPhone provided by Apple Inc. targeting 20s and 30s women. This is our first dating simulation  game for iPhone.


1. Background and Objectives

In Japan, market of dating simulation  game for mobile is growing rapidly and smartphone market such as iPhone is also expanding quicker than ever. To further stimulate the current dating simulation  game for Smartphone markets, NTT Solmare is taking another big step as contribution to the expansion of this service in this area.
Moreover, dating simulation  game markets in foreign countries are not mature enough yet. We believe that there are still rooms for dating simulation  games market and the release of our dating simulation  game would create amazement and inspiration to worldwide users with the growth of smartphone market as a trigger.  

NTT Solmare utilizes its longtime achievement and know-how gained by existing dating simulation  game for local feature phones to develop and extend this English application for smartphone market. In addition, a bonus opening movie with iPhone’s rich expressiveness provides more fun and exciting experience for users.
We here deliver this fantastic dating simulation  game to people all over the world by releasing “Shall we date?: Heian Love” in Japan and other countries at the same time.

2.Application Description

Pure, Love, Passion, Choices, and Great Visual Impact designed to deliver the amazing graphics quality based on Heian period.
Heroine longs to meet a mystery man who sent her “love poem”, while she can’t help herself by falling for other men that flirt and sweet talk to her.

【Main features are】
・Both Japanese and English version are available within the application.
・The bonus opening movie based on the Japanese Heian period come with the sharpest, highest resolution graphic screen featuring all characters enhances the playing mood.
・Multi-ending story offers 5 kinds of endings depending on options chosen by player
・High resolution graphic images are available as the story unfolds or depending on options
・Messages are delivered from each character as the story goes on

【Screen Images】

3.Sales Price (including Tax)

First purchase(5 basic game characters)

US$3.99 or 450 yen

Additional purchase(3 additional game characters)

US$4.99 or 600 yen

4. Available countries

This application is distributed in 31 countries including Japan.
[Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Republic of Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and Japan]

5. Launch Date

February 15, 2011

6. How to Play

After searched and purchased “Heian Love” on iTunes Store owned by Apple.Inc., users can download and start it to play.

URL : http://itunes.apple.com/app/id418501952?mt=8


7. Future Vision

We will continue to launch new and various exciting services for iPhone as well as for all kinds of smartphone such as iPad or Android handset.


*1: Official i-mode site by NTT DOCOMO, official EZweb site by KDDI, and official Yahoo! Mobile portal site by SOFTBANK MOBILE.。

*2: Official i-mode site by NTT DOCOMO

*3: An application for iPhone/iPad sold on iTunes owned by Apple.Inc.


<Contact us>

  • NTT Solmare Corporation
  • Service Innovation Department: Mr.Onishi, Mr. Miyanishi
  • Tel:+81-6-6228-8861
  • e-mail: info@nttsolmare.com

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