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Kaichu – The Kaiju Dating Sim Delivers the Smooches on 7 September for PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One & Series X/S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5

Love is hard – especially when you’re a 100-meter tall, radioactive dinosaur! Find Gigachu a soulmate when Kaichu releases on 7 September
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Philadelphia, USA, 17th August 2022 – Publisher Top Hat Studios, Inc. and developer Squiddershins announce today that Kaichu – The Kaiju Dating Sim, will release on 7 September 2022, for PC (Steam, EGS), Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4|5, and Xbox One and Series X|S. First revealed at Wholesome Direct 2022, this light-hearted, Saturday morning cartoon styled, monster lovin’ romantic romp, will see players take on the role of Gigachu – a romantic (and radioactive) giant dinosaur looking for love.  

With an Original Soundtrack by Clark Aboud (Kind Words, Slay the Spire), hand-painted backgrounds and meticulously animated Kaiju by Jason Boyer (designer of Good Pizza, Great Pizza), and a tongue-in-cheek script by Ryan Pietz, Kaichu – The Kaiju Dating Sim is sure to charm with it’s cuddly aesthetic. 
In Kaichu, players will have the opportunity to meet 6 other eligible Kaiju from around the globe, ranging from the sentient, voluptuous volcano vixen Tephra to the enormous flexing fowl Garudan. Kaiju express their feelings and desires through a complex and destructive courtship rituals so players will be guided by 2 loyal news anchors who are tracking the movements of Kaiju across the globe. Players will  need to call on their expert analysis to deduce the likes, dislikes, and quirks of each eligible Kaiju in oder to find their perfect soulmate.  

Kaichu features an extensive world map with a choice of over 24 unique locations for dates. Relationship success will depend on how well Gigachu’s answers match up to their partner’s desires, so it’s up to the player to learn more about the other kaiju and apply that knowledge during each destructive date. 
Kaichu – The Kaiju Dating Sim will be available for $9.99USD /£7.19/8.19EUR on 7 September, 2022, on Steam, the Epic Games Store, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4|5, and Xbox One and Series X|S.  

Keep up with Top Hat Studios on their official site, Twitter, and Facebook.   


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About Top Hat Studios:
Top Hat Studios is a trailblazing East Coast-based indie publisher and porting house, a proud supporter of games from blockbuster productions all the way to niche and boutique experimentations. Notable successes include Frogun, Cloudscape, Ova Magica, Toasty: Ashes of Dusk and more. The firm provides a full suite of publishing, business development, and porting expertise to both indie and solo developers, and are also the industry’s leading Kickstarter success consultants. 

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