2016 For immediate release.

Press Release Date: September 5, 2016

#1 Dating Simulation Game
NTT Solmare Releases Shall we date?: Guard me, Sherlock!,
the Highly Anticipated New Title that Offers a Taste of Britain!
Can these smart detectives solve the mystery of love?

NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Akira Tomana, hereafter referred as “NTT Solmare”) has released a social-based dating sim game “Shall we date?: Guard me, Sherlock!+” in the iTunes App Store, Google Play, and Facebook.

Game apps created by NTT Solmare have been enjoyed in 172 countries. Our games contain beautiful illustrations, which attract international users. "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 August 2016. Game popularity keeps increasing with great reputation from customers.

Guard me, Sherlock!+ is NTT Solmare’s newest title that features the world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes, as well as John H. Watson and James Moriarty, who add interesting twist to the gaming experience.

◆Story Summary

You visit the office of a consulting detective Sherlock Holmes in hopes of finding a solution for your personal issue. The encounter with unique individuals gets you involved with cases. 221B Baker Street soon becomes your home and a mysterious millionaire takes you on a luxury train trip. Life in London has suddenly become exciting that your days get filled with fun surprises. When these fascinating characters notice your charm, they confess their love to you... Now the destiny is in your hand. Solve the mystery and find your true love!

◆Unique and Attractive Characters

*Sherlock Holmes

A private detective whose remarkable talent is second to none. He never shows his interest in mediocre cases, but
the case that involves you makes him realize his feelings for you.
Things get complicated when his assistant, John H.
Watson, confesses his love to you. What would you do?!

*John H. Watson

Being possibly the only one that truly understands the nature of Sherlock, John acts as his assistant. His love confession happens on the day you become acquainted with him. You feel frazzled between Sherlock and John. How are you going to tell them what’s on your mind without hurting them

*James Moriarty

The one-and-only rival who is known by the name of the Napoleon of Crime. You come to meet him when you play the title role in a performance on his Reichenbach Express. His direct way of expressing love immediately catches your attention, but he has some dark secrets you haven’t come to know...


-Receive complimentary Story Tickets which are restored automatically.
-Solve as many mysteries as you like.
-Choose options wisely for a sweet and romantic ending.
-Dress up with a variety of avatar items to suit his taste in fashion.
-Be impressed by beautiful illustrations and dramatic sound effects.
-Link account on Facebook.


The game is free to play. (In-app purchase available)

◆Release Date

September 5, 2016(PDT)



◆Supported OS versions

Mobile:-Android: 4.4 or later
 -iOS: 7.0 or later
P  C:-Windows 10:the latest version of Google Chrome
   -Mac OS X: the latest version of Google Chrome

◆How to Play

* This is NOT available for customers residing in Japan
P  C:Go to Facebook Games site on computer devices and search the game
“Guard me, Sherlock”
* This is NOT available for customers residing in Japan.


Official Trailer:
Shall we date? Official:

◆Main Services of NTT Solmare:

* Digital Book (e-Book) Enterprise
-Operate the Japanese leading online e-book service, COMIC-C’moA

-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

* 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):


  • ・NTT Solmare Corporation
  • ・Game Department: Mayu Nakashima, Tsutomu Kitaoya
  • ・Phone: +81-6-6228-8861
  • ・Email:

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