Kawaii Home Design is a game all about domestic decor. You almost certainly know whether this will be a title that’s for you from that description alone.
If for some reason this isn’t the case though, read on.
You play as a young buck that finds themselves in the unenviable position of needing to save the family business. With that business naturally being a home décor showroom.
So you have to design and decorate a range of rooms with a variety of different furniture and knick knacks. This is done via fairly intuitive menus where you can move, rotate, and alter the colour of the sofas, walls, chairs, and so on.
That’s effectively it for the base gameplay, but as you progress you’ll be designing houses for a range of clients. There’s also the chance to manufacture your own furniture as well as alter how your character looks and dresses.
Now if that sounds like the height of the tedium, Kawaii Home Design will do nothing to alter that viewpoint.
For those who find the thought of tweaking a room until it’s just right – pushing that chair in that corner and not there – it’s a rather charming experience.
The visuals are colourful and crisp, there’s some likeable characters, and the dialogue is even mildly adorable (if hardly razer sharp).
Other than the fact it’s just a basic concept done well, the main issue with Kawaii Home Design issue are the in-app purchases.
One of the best elements of the game is designing a room and allowing it to be judged by other users. Sadly this is something you won’t be able to do much more than once a day unless you buy tickets and so on.