Meanwhile, Chi (ち) is known for his intelligence (chishiki).
Ostensibly, the entire lineup of all 46 hiragana will eventually be included, each with side story content to unlock in order to deepen the player’s bond with them. Character designs are courtesy of Yukiko Horiguchi showing off a talent for drawing good-looking men after contributing to “cute girls hanging out” anime series K-On! and Tamako Market.
In addition to the eye candy, the Hiragana Boys smartphone game will also provide a bit of mental nourishment. To make progress in the game, the player has to trace lines through hiragana icons floating about the playfield in order to form Japanese vocabulary words.
Hiragana Boys is scheduled for release fall 2017 for both iOS and Android devices.
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