We are BeerBrew and Sharkie of Studio Paper Waifu, and thanks for trying out our game, Ramen no Oujisama (or The Ramen Prince)!

This is a visual novel that chronicles the loves and tribulations of a young man who, thanks to a generous benefactor, is starting fresh in a new city and opening a new ramen restaurant. Along the way, he meets an eclectic cast of characters, and eventually must learn to juggle business with pleasure. Can he get the girl of his dreams? 

M VERSION: This version of the game focuses only on the story and dating aspects. Only compatible with M version save game data.


  • 10 planned playable waifu routes with their own unique personalities, stories, kinks, dynamism and interaction with you, the MC.
  • 9 character routes currently available!
  • Great music!
  • In active development!

The game is available for Windows, Mac OSX 10.6~10.8 and 10.9+, Linux, and Android devices. Please download your flavor of choice here or from our Patreon page:


Please don't use your old save games with this version as it may not be compatible.

Alternative mobile and desktop app versions are also available. But these are not the M version.


This game is under ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT (consider it an alpha or early access release), and we are constantly bringing in more graphics, story, and sound assets as our vision evolves, so there's always good reason to replay a route for improvements and for extended storylines!

If you like our stuff, and want to see more games from us (or for more updates on this game), please support us on Patreon:


Your support means a lot to us! Please leave your comments below - we'd love to hear your thoughts about our game!


"I won't lie, I was on the lookout for a f*ping game when I stumbled upon this VN ^^''. But, I found myself, 2 hour and half later, still playing, following the story, thinking thoroughly of each decision I was to make having the sake of the characters like prior thought. I find it formidable how it captivated me as quickly as it did( no expert but I liked the naration and the interactions). The music, which I found really pleasant just to listen even presently, as I write from the title screen, added to the quality of this great game althought, as already said, the moment of prolonged silence made me thinked my speekers were defectious ha ha. To finalize this critic/words of appreciation, call it as you may, I would like to thank you, BeerBrew and Sharkie from PaperWaifu Studio, you've made those 2 and a half hour very enjoyable and can't wait to see what's next. To the joy of seeing your futures release."

"The narrative is actually good. Is this real life?"

"Lots of potential and a great game. Such a nice and thoughtful story that really can touch a person. You even forget that this is an eroge in the process. Seriously this thing deserves to be greenlit. Anyway keep up the good work. Can't wait for the other girls and routes."

"Very nice demo, can't wait to see the next chapter!"

"I like long involved storylines and this one is certainly has the pagecount to qualify. :) Almost too long, as others have pointed out I was probably halfway through the game (demo,) and I was still seriously wondering why it had an "A" rating. I did find the storyline entertaining... who knew I could be interested in what makes a Ramen chef?"

Copyright Stuff...  Ramen no Oujisama story, character concepts, and character artwork by BeerBrew and Sharkie. We have acquired appropriate licenses for game assets where applicable. Assets with Creative Commons 0 (public domain, no attribution needed) license used. Fonts with SIL Open Font License also used.



Change Log

v0.9.0 - 07-29-2019

- NEW! 9th character route finished! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 4 in the free demo version for now)
- NEW! 2x special scenes up!
- NEW! Chinese (ZH-Simplified) translation now covers intro area!

v0.8.5 - 05-23-2019

- FIX! Menu-related sound and bugs
- FIX! Sound volume related to loading game
- FIX! Dialogue auto-scroll bug
- FIX! Scenario-related bugs and typos

v0.8.5 - 05-12-2019

- NEW! 9th character route opened! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 2 in the free demo version for now)
- NEW! Options menu added!
- NEW! Added global volume controls!
- FIX! Bug setting transition between animations.
- FIX! Event log text now fixed up!

v0.8.0 - 02-17-2019

  - NEW! Quick mouse wheel scroll fix
  - NEW! 8th character route finished! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 4 in the free demo version for now)
  - NEW! Chinese Simplified translation (Prologue)
  - NEW! Starts in Windowed mode. Fullscreen/Windowed mode In-game Menu toggle.
  - FIX! More bug fixes. New menu system in all versions.
  - FIX! Plot hole fix!
  - FIX! FF and Auto bug!
  - FIX! special scene variable added
  - FIX! Fireworks scene bug
  - FIX! Black screen start bug (online version only)
  - FIX! Fullscreen toggle bug

v0.7.5 - 11-14-2018

  - NEW! 8th character route started! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 2 in the free demo version for now - unreleased)
  - FIX! Trying to fix iOS sound problems (online version only)

v0.7.0 - 08-16-2018

- FIX! More typos and scenario dialogues
- FIX! Draggable menu list, and sound bug

v0.7.0 - 08-02-2018
- NEW! 7th character route finished! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 4 in the free demo version for now)
- FIX! More typos and scenario dialogues
- FIX! Sound cleaup - stop sound when faded to 0 volume. Might improve performance.

v0.6.5 - 06-24-2018
- FIX! More typos and scenario dialogues 
- NEW! Added low/failed localStorage alert message  

- FIX! Android build now works on smaller screen sizes (480 x 854)

v0.6.5 - 06-16-2018 
- FIX! Gender-related dialogue text transformations 
- FIX! Dialogue typos and grammar 
- FIX! Character menu ramen selection screen 
- NEW! Updated Android builds

v0.6.5 - 05-30-2018
- FIX! Gender-related dialogue text transformations

v0.6.5 [05-26-2018] 
- NEW! 7th character route started! Exclusive to patrons! (Only up to chapter 2 in the free demo version for now) 
- NEW! Added gender feature options. This is a secret feature! 
- NEW! Added gender-related interactions to scenes. 
- FIX! Improved SE organization 
- FIX! 6th character route's plot, added new dialog features to game 
- FIX! Gallery and Omake scenarios now apply the last session's name, gender, and pronoun choices.

StatusIn development
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
AuthorStudio Paper Waifu
GenreVisual Novel
Made withPhaser
TagsDating Sim, m-version, Story Rich
Average sessionA few hours
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Touchscreen, Smartphone
LinksPatreon, Homepage, Kickstarter

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I will never look at kimchi the same way ever again. xD


It's an incredible game, maybe the best I've ever played ! The different stories, the graphims and music are just... Wow. And, last but not least, all characters are very compelling. So, congratulations to the developpers and thank you for this awesome game !! Keep going ^^

PS : I've a question for you developpers : when will we (non-patron guys) be able to play the entire stories of each character, if it's possible ? 

I was wondering that too

Hello! It's been 2 years, but to answer your question, the main version of the demo (also found here on Itch) is now the free public build.