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A Dating Sim where the goal is to unlock precious memories with anywhere between one to twelve girls; they each begin with a unique level of affection towards the protagonist and grow fonder of him as they spend more time with him. If he is absent in their lives too long, he may encounter them at random during his travels or at his door if he chooses to sleep in; if, on the other hand, he skimps on a date with them, they suffer heartbreak and he can then choose to either beg for forgiveness or break off the romance.

The first game stars The Faceless Protagonist receiving a mysterious message in the mail saying only "I want to see you again"; it is revealed as the game progresses that he was a Military Brat who moved from town to town as a young man and met a new girl in each town. Depending on how the Protagonist schedules his weekends, he can get either a Just Friends or One True Pairing ending with each of the girls.

In the second game, the original Protagonist has suffered Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome and the new protagonist, an amateur photographer, interacts with the girls to try to convince one of them to become his model. It's not as well received as the first.

An animated adaptation called Sentimental Journey was made, each episode made from the perspective of each girl as they think of the role the protagonist played in their lives. A number of radio plays exist as well.

The characters:

This game also has examples of:

  • AFGNCAAP - The Protagonist.
  • Christmas in Japan (the girl reveals a key memory on this date and receives an enormous relationship boost)
  • Flash Back (each girl's past relationship with the Protagonist is revealed in a series of these, complete with sepia-tinted picture.)
  • Follow the Leader: One of the most successful attempts at cashing in the Tokimeki Memorial craze back in The Nineties.
  • Meet Cute - The protagonist stumbles upon Wakana during an archery practice session and she almost shoots him.
  • Multiple Endings (each girl has two endings)
  • One Hundred Percent Completion (unlocks color pictures in the album)
  • Relationship Values (built up by dating the girls and unlocking more memories; this also builds up the Protagonist's "endurance", meaning he can run around multiple locations if he so chooses).
  • Western Zodiac (each girl is born to one of the signs)

The animated adaptation also has examples of:

  • Informed Attribute - Manami's episode focuses on the poetry she's attempting to finish and have published; despite the gushing praise she gets from those around her, the bits we see are painful, Narm-filled Purple Prose. (Not surprising considering that she's been holed up in a hospital nearly all her life, but the praise now just comes off as her friends trying to make her feel better.)
  • Mistaken for Pedophile - Akira's violin tutor, who is semi-stalking her throughout her episode (long story), gets accosted by the police and has to explain that it's Not What It Looks Like.
  • Not What It Looks Like - Chie's episode has her catching one of her bandmates seemingly on a date with an older woman; it's revealed that the woman is a talent agent and the bandmate is trying to put out a single.
  • Stalker with a Crush - Honoka thinks she's picked up one in her episode, but it eventually turns out that it's the "spirit" of her father's younger self, watching over her while the man himself is busy at work.
  • Train Station Goodbye - Kaho's episode ends with her handing off a bento box to her (female) best friend who's moving away.
  • Unlucky Childhood Friend - Taeko's episode features her in what she thinks is a love triangle situation between herself and two of her classmates, exacerbated by the other girl thinking that the male classmate likes Taeko. Everything works itself out by the end.