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    Japanese Body Pillow Girlfriends

    OooooKaaaaay....

    July 26, 2009
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    Love in 2-D
    By LISA KATAYAMA



    Nisan didn’t mean to fall in love with Nemutan. Their first encounter — at a comic-book convention that Nisan’s gaming friends dragged him to in Tokyo — was serendipitous. Nisan was wandering aimlessly around the crowded exhibition hall when he suddenly found himself staring into Nemutan’s bright blue eyes. In the beginning, they were just friends. Then, when Nisan got his driver’s license a few months later, he invited Nemutan for a ride around town in his beat-up Toyota. They went to a beach, not far from the home he shares with his parents in a suburb of Tokyo. It was the first of many road trips they would take together. As they got to know each other, they traveled hundreds of miles west — to Kyoto, Osaka and Nara, sleeping in his car or crashing on friends’ couches to save money. They took touristy pictures under cherry trees, frolicked like children on merry-go-rounds and slurped noodles on street corners. Now, after three years together, they are virtually inseparable. “I’ve experienced so many amazing things because of her,” Nisan told me, rubbing Nemutan’s leg warmly. “She has really changed my life.”

    Nemutan doesn’t really have a leg. She’s a stuffed pillowcase — a 2-D depiction of a character, Nemu, from an X-rated version of a PC video game called Da Capo, printed on synthetic fabric. In the game, which is less a game than an interactive visual novel about a schoolyard romance, Nemu is the loudmouthed little sister of the main character, whom she calls nisan, or “big brother,” a nickname Nisan adopted as his own when he met Nemu. When I joined the couple for lunch at their favorite all-you-can-eat salad bar in the Tokyo suburb of Hachioji, he insisted on being called only by this new nickname, addressing his body-pillow girlfriend using the suffix “tan” to show how much he adored her. Nemutan is 10, maybe 12 years old and wears a little blue bikini and gold ribbons in her hair. Nisan knows she’s not real, but that hasn’t stopped him from loving her just the same. “Of course she’s my girlfriend,” he said, widening his eyes as if shocked by the question. “I have real feelings for her.”

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    weird **** in japan....weird ****.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    weird **** in japan....weird ****.
    yeah, realdolls are normal.

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    Looks just like every other Anime character I've ever seen.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by botto View Post
    yeah, realdolls are normal.
    more weird ****

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    A pillow fazes you when people dress up in anthropomorphic animal costumes? Seems relatively innocuous. Sad, but innocuous.

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    I love Japan. I think the radiation made them awesome.

    I ordered one of these a while back.


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    What a tease !

    You post this most awesome pillow but no link to where to get one

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    OooooKaaaaay....

    Nice sig.

    One of my favorite movies ever, and the funniest scene in it!

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    I think I see Chris Hanson sneaking up behind him in that photo...
    Just another hairless monkey with a net connection and a keyboard.

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    I'm really hoping that pillowcase is washable.
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    America has Trekkies, Japan has Otaku. There are dateless geeks with obsessive interests everywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    OooooKaaaaay....

    July 26, 2009
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    Love in 2-D
    By LISA KATAYAMA



    Nisan didn’t mean to fall in love with Nemutan. Their first encounter — at a comic-book convention that Nisan’s gaming friends dragged him to in Tokyo — was serendipitous. Nisan was wandering aimlessly around the crowded exhibition hall when he suddenly found himself staring into Nemutan’s bright blue eyes. In the beginning, they were just friends. Then, when Nisan got his driver’s license a few months later, he invited Nemutan for a ride around town in his beat-up Toyota. They went to a beach, not far from the home he shares with his parents in a suburb of Tokyo. It was the first of many road trips they would take together. As they got to know each other, they traveled hundreds of miles west — to Kyoto, Osaka and Nara, sleeping in his car or crashing on friends’ couches to save money. They took touristy pictures under cherry trees, frolicked like children on merry-go-rounds and slurped noodles on street corners. Now, after three years together, they are virtually inseparable. “I’ve experienced so many amazing things because of her,” Nisan told me, rubbing Nemutan’s leg warmly. “She has really changed my life.”

    Nemutan doesn’t really have a leg. She’s a stuffed pillowcase — a 2-D depiction of a character, Nemu, from an X-rated version of a PC video game called Da Capo, printed on synthetic fabric. In the game, which is less a game than an interactive visual novel about a schoolyard romance, Nemu is the loudmouthed little sister of the main character, whom she calls nisan, or “big brother,” a nickname Nisan adopted as his own when he met Nemu. When I joined the couple for lunch at their favorite all-you-can-eat salad bar in the Tokyo suburb of Hachioji, he insisted on being called only by this new nickname, addressing his body-pillow girlfriend using the suffix “tan” to show how much he adored her. Nemutan is 10, maybe 12 years old and wears a little blue bikini and gold ribbons in her hair. Nisan knows she’s not real, but that hasn’t stopped him from loving her just the same. “Of course she’s my girlfriend,” he said, widening his eyes as if shocked by the question. “I have real feelings for her.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    Their first encounter — was serendipitous.

    Blasphemy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisPistofferson View Post
    America has Trekkies, Japan has Otaku. There are dateless geeks with obsessive interests everywhere.
    True, but not all of those geeks bring their pillows home to meet the parents.

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    On a side note...that guy looks really, really unhappy. She's probably a handful to deal with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    On a side note...that guy looks really, really unhappy. She's probably a handful to deal with.
    Or an armful. Maybe she's just not on the same level with him intellectually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    Or an armful. Maybe she's just not on the same level with him intellectually.


    He does appear to be dating up. Maybe he sleeps on the bottom bunk at Mom's house.
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    body pillows are nice to have
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    He does appear to be dating up. Maybe he sleeps on the bottom bunk at Mom's house.
    He looks old enough to have kids sleeping on bunk beds of his own. I wonder what their kids would look like.

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    body pillows are nice to have
    Yeah as long as you're not booking tables for two with them.

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    I ordered one of these a while back.
    Huh, I didn't think it was legal to ship corpses.

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    I don't get this? Does the guy have sex with that pillow? Now I thought I was wierd but wow, this guy is a freaking nut.

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    This thread needs more Chipcom!

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    Quote Originally Posted by couch_incident View Post
    I don't get this? Does the guy have sex with that pillow? Now I thought I was wierd but wow, this guy is a freaking nut.

    Couch


    Dont think about it dont think about it dont think about it....damnit!




    I thought about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by couch_incident View Post
    I don't get this? Does the guy have sex with that pillow? Now I thought I was wierd but wow, this guy is a freaking nut.

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    you're not weird, you're just a sockpuppet; a wana-be ryanf; or suffer from an intellectual disability.

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    If I get one of those, can I use the car pool lane on the highway?
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