‘Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs’ is a light novel slice-of-life comedy series written by Yomu Mishima and illustrated by Monda. The series has been published by Micro Magazine since 2018. Japanese animation ENGI picked it up for an anime adaption in 2022 with Crunchyroll acquiring the rights to produce an English dub.
According to their website, the cast list includes:
- Jordan Dash Cruz (Shaun in SHADOWS HOUSE) as Leon
- Jad Saxton (Shinju in My Dress-Up Darling) as Olivia
- Kristen McGuire (Alice in The Duke of Death and His Maid) as Angelica
- Jim Foronda (Isanari in The Quintessential Quintuplets) as Luxion
- Sarah Wiedenheft (Tohru in Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid) as Marie
- Ricco Fajardo (Roland in The Case Study of Vanitas) as Julius
- Aaron Dismuke (Senku in Dr. STONE) as Chris
- Clifford Chapin (Bakugo in My Hero Academia) as Greg
- Ian Sinclair (Ronaldo in The Vampire Dies in No Time) as Jilk
- Justin Briner (Daida in Ranking of Kings) as Brad
- Ray Hurd (Arnolt in MAGATSU WAHRHEIT) as Balcus
- Alex Mai (Akane in Toilet-bound Hanako-kun) as Nicks
- Michelle Rojas (Ninym in The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt) as Luce
- Linda Young (Genkai in Yu Yu Hakusho) as Zola
You can watch the trailer below:
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as follows,
“Office worker Leon is reincarnated into a particularly punishing dating sim video game, where women reign supreme and only beautiful men have a seat at the table. But Leon has a secret weapon: he remembers everything from his past life, which includes a complete playthrough of the very game in which he is now trapped. Watch Leon spark a revolution to change this new world in order to fulfill his ultimate desire… of living a quiet, easy life in the countryside!”
The ‘Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs’ anime is directed by Kazuya Miura and Shin’ichi Fukumoto with music from Kana Hashiguchi.
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