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Otaku Offically Makes a DS his Waifu

*salutes*


In the course of one's life, a person will do countless actions that define them. Actions so proudly definitive of one's passion and nerd-dom that you cannot help but just admire them. One example was Dan, the awesome guy who picked up his belongings and flew three thousand miles just to see the Gurren Lagann movies. Another would be the dude who just married his Nintendo DS...
 
Okay, okay... you got me. He didn't marry the DS, he married the digital avatar of Nene Anegaski, from the game Love Plus. After performing the act at a church in Guam, he started to seek legitimacy in the eyes of his peers. After inviting media figures to his wedding reception in Japan, our groom announced that he will be broadcasting the entire event on NicoNico Douga November 22, at 12 o'clock (Japan time I assume.)
 
While I'm sure most of us just want to be happy for the newlyweds, I just wished someone would have let him know that  "She says that to all the guys..."

(via Sankaku Complex, thanks Void_Wizard!)
constanzadellarosaon Nov. 19, 2009 at 8:26 a.m.
The whole situation is quite surreal... I don't know if he actually realizes she is a character from a videogame, so his idea of 'reality' is quite warped, or he is suffering of a delusion. A long time ago I had a classmate that suffered that (she believed a certain RPG character was real), and ended in a psychatric ward for quite a long time. Very sad.
giaon Nov. 19, 2009 at 8:40 a.m.
@constanzadellarosa: She's not the first-- if you've ever heard of "otherkin" (people who believe that in another life/universe they are in fact a dragon/elf/gnome/troll/dwarf/etc), there are also a very small segment of " otakukin," most of whom claim that they actually share a soul with an anime/manga/game character, who exists in an alternate reality that presents itself as fiction in our world
AjayRazon Nov. 19, 2009 at 9:02 a.m.
i am so damn confused right now  
is this really happening? did i read this wrong? 
constanzadellarosaon Nov. 19, 2009 at 9:14 a.m.
@gia: yup, she was totally into that.
John_Martoneon Nov. 19, 2009 at 9:54 a.m.
@AjayRaz:
Picture I forgot to add for being sleepy. Yeah, this already happened actually (well, not the internet wedding reception.) Though I'm uncertain what the legality of marrying a DS is in Guam...
AgentJon Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:05 a.m.
This game has been so compelling over in Japan that I almost want it to come here so I can discover just how good it is. I've never played these dating sim games, but this one has gotten so much attention...
ThePsychoGameron Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:23 a.m.
Wow, i love gaming as much as anyone, but i think it's a little early to marry my PS3
 
 
also, i'm calling hoax, this is probably just some publicity stunt
JackSukeruon Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:23 a.m.
This is funny. 

and by funny I mean sad.  

and by sad I mean hilarious.
Void_Wizardon Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:54 a.m.
There's a first for everything!
Blindshogunon Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:55 a.m.
Wait I don't get it. Did he legally marry the Avatar or is he trying to legally marry the Avatar?
JJOR64on Nov. 19, 2009 at 10:58 a.m.
Looks like Konami (I think) is racking in the money with this game.  I myself find this to be a little creepy but, can't stop everything.
GodLen staff on Nov. 19, 2009 at 11:15 a.m.
*picks up gurren lagann dvd*
 
*moves to Guam*
 
See you later loosers!
Netstrykeon Nov. 19, 2009 at 11:41 a.m.
*facepalms*  Oy Vey! 
 
It's okay to love a character, but man!
Wow!  I just cant wrap my head around this.
Noodleson Nov. 19, 2009 at 12:05 p.m.
@RockmanBionics said:

" This is funny. and by funny I mean sad.  and by sad I mean hilarious. "

Chengyon Nov. 19, 2009 at 12:20 p.m.
Salute my arse lol, this is just plain stupid and worries me slightly how people can be so mentally fucked
Nerxon Nov. 19, 2009 at 12:38 p.m.
woah
Agent_Loston Nov. 19, 2009 at 12:47 p.m.
It story like this that make do a *facepalms*.
zynon Nov. 19, 2009 at 1:45 p.m.
Wow.  Seriously?
InfiniteGeasson Nov. 19, 2009 at 2:18 p.m.
umm.... congratulations to the groom and bride?
ThePsychoGameron Nov. 19, 2009 at 2:49 p.m.
Am i the only one who thinks this is fake?

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