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Press Release Date: November 10, 2016

NTT Solmare releases a new title from the “Shall we date?” series!
“Shall we date? : Teen Samurai -I’ll be back, my love-” (paid version)
first collaboration with Opera House.

NTT Solmare Corporation (hereafter referred to as “NTT Solmare”) is thrilled to announce that the dating sim game, “Teen Samurai -I’ll be back, my love-”, will be released worldwide for both iOS and Android devices today, November 10, 2016. Teen Samurai -I’ll be back, my love- is proudly presented as the latest offering from the fan-favorite series of romance games, Shall we date?.

Game apps created by NTT Solmare have been enjoyed in over 160 countries. “Shall we date?” has gained support from all over the world, having average review score of 4.4/5.0 in iTunes App Store as of November 2016. The number of players has accumulated more than twenty million worldwide and counting.

Originally released by Opera House Corporation as “Byakko-tai -Shishiibunki-” (白虎隊 志士異聞記), a Japanese-only platform for mobile phones, “Teen Samurai -I’ll be back, my love-” has been translated into English for people abroad to enjoy. “Teen Samurai” is a collection of love stories of the heroine and young samurais who lived through the turbulent times at the end of the Edo period. These love stories are now globally accessible to iOS/Android users for $3.99 per character at the NTT Solmare App Store found here: http://shallwedate.jp/ts


◆Game Summary:

1) Story Introduction

It is 1868, the third year of the Keio era and the twilight hours of the Tokugawa Shogunate.
One day, the heroine and her brother Chitose begin serving at Nisshin-kan School. The retainers near Tsuruga-jo Castle in Aizu Domain send their children to Nisshin-kan School to train from the age of ten. Their minds are refined and skills sharpened to serve their lord and land. Although some young men like Mineji, Matahachi, and Gisaburo attend Nisshin-kan School, others such as Kotaro and Narihira live elsewhere in the castle town. For some time the days pass and their friendships deepen. However, when war breaks out in Aizu Domain, Mineji and the others in the Byakko-tai are shipped off to the battlefield. Meanwhile, the heroine is faced with a pressing decision...one that may shape their fates and their lives.


2) Characters
*Mineji Sakai ― Childhood friend and Passionate

“We’re going to be together from here on out.”


*Matahachi Ito ― Friendly and Mysterious

“Hey, do you want to know the real me?”


*Gisaburo Shinoda ― Bright and Earnest

“I’ve always longed to protect you...”


*Chitose Kanome ― Genius and Yandere

“How I wish I could keep you in my arms forever...”


*Kotaro Saitani ― Considerate and Positive

“I believe we’re destined to be together.”


*Narihira Agatsuma ― Fickle and Teaser

“All I want is to see your smile.”


*Towako Yamamoto ― Extraordinary and a Girl?

“This is a secret between us girls, okay?”


◆Price

Each character’s story highlights and Prologue: Free
Main story: $3.99 (USD) per character
*Above price is available in the US iTunes App Store and Google Play Store or equivalent amount in other currencies.
*Special sets including story sets that entail multiple stories will be released.

◆Release Date

November 10, 2016(PDT)

◆Language

English

◆Supported OS versions:

- Android: 4.0 or later
- iOS: 7.0 or later

◆How to access

Access the URL below from a smartphone or other mobile device.
URL:http://shallwedate.jp/ts

* This is NOT available for customers residing in Japan.

◆Social networking sites

Shall we date? Official: http://www.nttsolmare.com/shallwedate/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ShallWeDate.NTTSolmare

◆About NTT Solmare Corporation:

NTT Solmare Corporation will continue providing our customers with a great satisfaction in creating advanced services from the customers’ perspective, holding the corporate mission: “We, NTT Solmare, offer new kinds of surprise and plenty of excitement to our customers, contributing to enrichment of our society.”

(URL:http://www.nttsolmare.com/e/ )

◆Main Services of NTT Solmare:

1) Digital Book (eBook) Enterprise
-Operate the Japanese leading online e-book service, COMIC-C’moA
(http://www.cmoa.jp

-Offer an “all-you-can-read”e-book providing service, C’moA BOOK SPOT for business owners,and develop the original brand ‘Solmare Editorial Department’ that leads digital publication



2) Game Enterprise

-Offer and operate a series of “Shall we date?” dating simulation games that bring the most romantic love experiences to customers all over the world

The official website (English):http://shallwedate.jp/en/

3) New Businesses

-Monoqn (developing and running): An app in which users can shop and sell collectors' merchandise.

The official website (Japanese): https://www.monoqn.com



-Lylink (launching and testing): An app in which song lyrics and music videos meet.

The official website (Japanese): http://www.lylink.jp


◆Press Contact:

  • ・NTT Solmare Corporation
  • ・Game Department: Kenji Tanaka, Mariko Kanamoto
  • ・Phone: +81-6-6228-8861

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