The genre has many style elements in common with shōjo and josei manga,, and sometimes there are Boys' Love elements in otome games, but the two genres are usually kept separate.
The first game has been fully translated into English and was released on PC in 2012.
-Klacid Does anybody know the name of the music used in this game?
I've looked all over and it isn't from Nothingface like the info says.
The first Japanese otome game to be officially translated and sold in English was the visual novel Yo-Jin-Bo in 2006 for the PC.
Since then there have been a small handful of releases increasing each year, including Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom for the PSP and 3DS.