Shall We Date? Princess Arthur shows it isn’t gung-ho about girl power

There are games that glorify girl power. Otome games are quite good at such things, particularly Idea Factory Otomate titles. Sweet Fuse: At Your Side, Norn9: Var Commons and Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth are three that put forward heroines who can grow into quite formidable and strong women. Which makes it more than a little odd that Shall We Date? Princess Arthur, a visual novel that replaces King Arthur with a young woman who’ll head Camelot instead, is reluctant about having a strong heroine.

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