|Genre(s)||Dating sim, social simulation|
|First release|| Tokimeki Memorial |
|Latest release||Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 4th Heart|
Tokimeki Memorial (Japanese: ときめきメモリアル, Hepburn: Tokimeki Memoriaru, lit. "Heartbeat Memorial") is a dating simulation series by Konami. It consists of six main games in addition to many spin-offs. The games are notable in the dating sim genre for being highly nonlinear. Their nickname amongst their fans is the contraction TokiMemo.
The gameplay in Tokimeki Memorial focuses on scheduling, dating, and stat-building. The player has limited time to allocate between asking out members of the opposite sex and developing the playable character's abilities at school and sport (with the long-term goal of becoming more seductive, not out of any intrinsic value). Dates are frequent but very brief, with usually only one multiple-choice question to determine whether the partner's love meter will increase or decrease. One playthrough lasts for a fixed period of three years of high school (on the order of 5–10 hours of play), at the end of which the character with the highest love meter confesses their love.
|Original title ||First |
|Tokimeki Memorial||1994||PC Engine, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Super Famicom, Windows, Game Boy Color, Mobile phones, PSP|
|Tokimeki Memorial Taisen Puzzle-Dama||1995||Arcade, Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki Memorial Private Collection||1996||PlayStation|
|Tokimeki Memorial Oshiete Your Heart||1997||Arcade, PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial Taisen Tokkae Dama||1997||PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki Memorial Selection: Fujisaki Shiori||1997||PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki Memorial Drama Series Vol. 1: Nijiro no Seishun||1997||PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki Memorial Drama Series Vol. 2: Irodori no Love Song||1998||PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki no Hōkago||1998||PlayStation|
|Tokimeki Memorial Drama Series Vol. 3: Tabidachi no Uta||1999||PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2||1999||PlayStation, Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2 Substories: Dancing Summer Vacation||2000||PlayStation|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2 Taisen Puzzle Dama||2001||PlayStation|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2 Substories Vol. 2: Leaping School Festival||2001||PlayStation|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2 Substories Vol. 3: Memories Ringing On||2001||PlayStation|
|Shiori Jan||2001||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 3: Yakusoku no Ano Basho de||2001||PlayStation 2|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side||2002||PlayStation 2, DS, DSi|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2: Music Video Clips—Circus de Ai Imashō||2002||PlayStation 2|
|Tokimeki Memorial Typing||2003||PC, Macintosh|
|Tokimeki Memorial 2 Typing||2003||PC|
|Tokimeki 2 Shotto||2003||Mobile Phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial LIVE||2003||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 1st Love Typing||2004||PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Taisen Puzzle-Dama||2004||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Factory Vol.1: Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side||2005||PC|
|Tokimeki Factory Vol.2: Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side||2005||PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial Online||2006||PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side: 2nd Kiss||2006||PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS|
|Tokimeki Factory : Tokimeki Memorial 2||2006||PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 2nd Kiss Typing||2007||PC|
|Tokimeki Memorial OnlyLove ~ Tokimeki no Partner ~||2007||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side -Love Stories-||2008||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial Mail Drama||2008||Mobile phones|
|iW Toki Memo||2009||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 2nd Season: Novell Communications||2009||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 4||2009||PSP, Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side: 3rd Story||2010||Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Mobile||2010||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 4: Communication Comic||2010||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 4 Chu!||2010||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Memorial 4: Communication Comic||2010||Mobile phones|
|Tokimeki Restaurant||2013||iOS, Android|
|Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side Battery Widget||2014||iOS, Android|
|Tokimeki Idol||2018||iOS, Android|
|Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 4th Heart||2021||Nintendo Switch|
|Tokimeki Memorial (Konami Parody Comics)|
|Original run||March 10,1998 –present|
|Tokimeki Memorial ONLINE:Comic Anthology for Girls|
|ときめきメモリアルONLINE アンソロジーコミックfor Girls|
|Published by||B's-LOG COMIC|
|Original run||July 2006 –present|
|Tokimeki Memorial:Only Love|
|Written by||IZUMI,Makoto,KONAMI,Konami Digital Entertainment,SETA Kaito|
|Published by||Media Works|
|Magazine||Dengeki Comic Gao!|
|Original run||May 27,2006 –July 27,2007|
|Tokimeki Memorial 4:Stand by Me|
|Published by||ASCII Media Works|
Several manga based on the series have been released:
|Original video animation|
|Directed by||Hajime Kamegaki|
|Produced by||Kōji Ikeda|
|Written by||Yōsuke Kuroda|
|Music by||Yuzo Hayashi|
|Released||June 17,1999 – October 8,1999|
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