In one of the odder stories of the weekend, a Tokyo man held a wedding reception on Sunday with his bride being not of the pretty standard human form, but a virtual character inside his Nintendo DS.
Konami smash hit
According to statements he's made to the fascinated/puzzled local media, SAL900 fell in love with a character called Nene Anegasaki, who plays a high school girl in the dating simulation game from Konami.
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If all that isn't disturbing enough, you'll doubtless be intrigued to learn that Love Plus uses the DS's touchscreen to allow the virtual characters to be touched, to which they react according to their mood, and the microphone to permit players to have a real-time chat with the pixel-based women.
Via Boing Boing