Once Again, Japan and America Apparently Have Different Taste in Men

Last summer, Japanese love simulator Be My Princess was re-released for Westerners. It wasn't only the language that was changed. The princes were, too.

Voltage Entertainment, the folks behind that game, is once again bringing one of their Japanese dating sims to the West. Nemuranu Machi no Cinderella (眠らぬ街のシンデレラ) is getting localized as Glass Stilettos in Manhattan.


This isn't the first localization for the game. Last September, Nemuranu Machi no Cinderella was released in English as Seduced in the Sleepless City with the same art as the Japanese original.

Glass Stilettos in Manhattan was actually localized specifically with the North American market in mind.


Fans, however, do not exactly seem thrilled by the choice. On the game's Android page, another fan wrote that this game has "horrible art", adding, "This is the first one I cant get myself into. Which is sad because i bought everyone of there others and loved it."

Meanwhile, Commenter Yurara Shiraki on dating game fan site Fall in Love, Dear Maiden wrote that she was "trying to be open-minded" and understand that this kind of art might be more popular in North America.


"I'm also trying to respect the works Voltage Entertainment USA gave in making this game," continued Yurara Shiraki. "But... But... Turning my Ryoichi-sama into a kind of hobo-like man is an unforgivable sin."


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