Japan’s Odd New Sushi Dating Simulator, for Folks Who *Really* Love Fish


With all its nuance and artistry, it’s no wonder so many people love sushi. From silky salmon to fatty tuna to California and Caterpillar rolls, there’s really something for everyone. Now, thanks to a new Japanese dating app, you and all your maki-loving friends can take your adoration to its only logical conclusion: dating anthropomorphized seafood. Sugoi!

Released May 28, “Here You Go! One Order of Romance,” follows the story of one Japanese sushi chef’s daughter, who is left to run the family restaurant when her father accepts a job overseas. One night after his departure, who should show up to help the poor girl than the sushi itself, brought to life in the form of six human boys, who, incidentally, all want to get in her pants?

Like any Japanese dating sim, each character has a distinct personality. There’s the “hot-blooded Yu Guromatsu (tuna), easygoing Kei Sukegawa (salmon), his shy little brother Iku (salmon roe), and somewhat childish Tamaki Marui (egg),” according to Rocket News. Shrimp and Avocado to come in later updates.


The free game can currently be downloaded for Apple or Android under the name “Love! Sushi Rangers!”. Full disclosure: one of our writers may or may not have just downloaded this app to her phone. For research purposes, of course.

H/T Rocket News