Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs will premiere in April 2022, as part of the Spring 2022 anime season.
Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs follows an office worker who’s reincarnated a background character (a “mob”) in an otome game. Fortunately for him, he’s played this game in the past, and is able to leverage his knowledge to his benefit. The anime will be animated by ENGI.
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The 2017 novel by Yomu Mishima was adapted into a light novel in 2018, followed by a manga that same year. The light novel for the series is published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment, and a summary from the publisher can be found below.
Office worker Leon is reincarnated into a 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. Can Leon spark a revolution to change this new world order?