Best Otome Games on Steam

Steam currently has 566 Otome games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Otome game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Our Life: Beginnings & Always

A twenty-dollar bill, four summers, fifteen years, and a one of a kind life. Create an experience that’s all your own in this near-fully customizable visual novel where you grow from childhood to adulthood with the lonely boy next door.

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Our Life: Beginnings & Always holds the #1 spot for "best Otome game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,055 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,935 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Our Life: Beginnings & Always on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2020
Franchise GB Patch Games
Developer GB Patch Games
Publisher GB Patch Games
Steam App Id 1129190

2. A Date with Death

Fight against & romance the one hunting for your soul in A Date with Death, a romance chat simulator where you date(?) the Grim Reaper himself. Create your own character, decorate your apartment, and chat away with the charming yet dangerous Grim Reaper through text and video calls.

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A Date with Death has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,607 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,523 positive reviews and 84 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Date with Death on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/7/2023
Franchise Two and a Half Studios
Developer Two and a Half Studios
Publisher Two and a Half Studios
Steam App Id 2415010

3. Homicipher: Prologue

Homicipher is an adventure horror game where you’ll decipher a language, fall in love and escape. Players will face various horrifying men in this strange world. Your aim is to decipher their language and eventually find a way to escape. Meanwhile, a peculiar feeling also starts to bloom.

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Homicipher: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,234 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,224 positive reviews and 10 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 5/31/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
Developer 八名木(yatsunagi)
Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 2423320

4. 私のリアルは充実しすぎている フルボイス版

顔良し、頭良し、性格良し。 完全無欠のリア充女子が送るドタバタラブコメディ!(たぶん)

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私のリアルは充実しすぎている フルボイス版 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,503 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,390 positive reviews and 113 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 私のリアルは充実しすぎている フルボイス版 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/15/2022
Developer TetraScope
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Steam App Id 2106520

5. Cinderella Phenomenon - Otome/Visual Novel

The Fairytale Curse was only the beginning...

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Cinderella Phenomenon - Otome/Visual Novel has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,923 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,790 positive reviews and 133 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Cinderella Phenomenon - Otome/Visual Novel on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/5/2017
Developer Dicesuki
Publisher Dicesuki
Steam App Id 568770

6. DOTOKOI / 像素男友

高中2年级的主人公,新学期转学到了新的学校。在兴奋地跑向新学校时,在路转角撞上了一个会说话的■物体。主人公被施了一种「帅哥的分辨率会变低的诅咒」。

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DOTOKOI / 像素男友 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,037 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,024 positive reviews and 13 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run DOTOKOI / 像素男友 on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 12/23/2019
Developer HIROKO IMAKI
Publisher Pujia8 Studio
Steam App Id 1198320

7. Cureocity

“People think battles need powerful weapons, but strategy at hand is key."The story follows a rookie adventurer and a new healer in a dungeon quest, with the core gameplay involving hand-picked methods using weapons and items. Fight or purify? Heal or alter? The choice is in your hands.

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Cureocity has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,307 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,284 positive reviews and 23 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 3/21/2024
Developer Bread On Board
Publisher GCORES PUBLISHING
Steam App Id 2612680

8. Project Canvas 〜ヰ世界情緒育成計画〜

アイドルプロデューサーとしてヰ世界情緒を育成する、アイドル育成ADVです。

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Project Canvas 〜ヰ世界情緒育成計画〜 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 333 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 332 positive reviews and 1 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 4/1/2024
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Steam App Id 2872930

9. Hatoful Boyfriend

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds! Roam the halls and find love in between classes as a sophomore student at the world’s greatest pigeon high school.

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Hatoful Boyfriend has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,273 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,838 positive reviews and 435 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Hatoful Boyfriend on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/4/2014
Developers
Publisher Epic Games
Steam App Id 310080

10. Error143

A bickering and bantering rivals-to-lovers visual novel where you fall in love after first hack.

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Error143 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Otome games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,521 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,324 positive reviews and 197 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 7/26/2022
Developer Jenny Vi Pham
Publisher Jenny Vi Pham
Steam App Id 2066550

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). A Date with Death on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Homicipher: Prologue on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). 私のリアルは充実しすぎている フルボイス版 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Cinderella Phenomenon - Otome/Visual Novel on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). DOTOKOI / 像素男友 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Cureocity on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 21). Project Canvas 〜ヰ世界情緒育成計画〜 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Hatoful Boyfriend on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 29). Error143 on Steam. Steam Store.

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