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Other businesses are pushing on undaunted. Even while the “Rapelay” scandal had been playing away, representatives from Hobibox, a distributor that is major of sims, traveled towards the U.S. To market Manga Gamer.com, a website providing you with fans outside Japan with translated packages of popular items. As an indicator of the high hopes for future years for the sim that is dating overseas, the team attended Anime Expo in Los Angeles, where 45,000 fans collected throughout the Fourth of July week-end.
“We are careful to not through the kinds of games obtaining a reaction that is bad now, ” says Holibox spokesman Junya Tamano, 34. “Dating simulators that become anime are well-known international, and numerous fans in America had been arriving at our booth asking about them. ”
Such games consist of “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni” and “college days, ” both of which proceeded to become conventional hits despite being criticized by the Japanese public as too violent.