Producer of the dating game
In 2015 it created Miracle Nikki 奇迹暖暖, an outfit-changing mobile game whose immense triumph in generating profit proved that Chinese women, contrary to popular misconception, also play online games.
A TV show adapted from Miracle Nikki reportedly began filming last year, and the popularity of Love and Producer has also ignited discussions of its potential derivatives.
It conveys a message that men of the underclass are undatable.” I downloaded the game and played it, for the sake of research.
It begins with a memory of a car accident when the main character (me) was five years old — I was saved by a nameless boy who disappeared, and whose memory has haunted me for 22 years.
As you guys might have guessed it, it is a mobile otome game developed by the Chinese, Paper Studio, a Suzhou-based company .
It may sound cliche, but hey, tell it to the 4,000,000 daily players.
A typical dating simulator, Love and Producer lets users develop “romantic” relationships with a cast of anime boys of various backgrounds and personalities.
It falls into the decades-old genre of otome game, literally “maiden game,” which originated in Japan in 1994, defined as a female-targeted video game driven by plots where the ultimate goal for the player is to achieve a happy ending with the male character she craves.
It’s simple and easy to play, and also fast-paced, with a compelling plot. More than 6 million women do too, and as much as I hate to admit it — I just might become part of this statistic.
Jiayun was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University.Since its launch in December 2017, the game has been downloaded 7 million times, with females representing 90 percent of the downloads.