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Japan: A wedding out of this world! Grooms get married to VR brides02:21

Japan: A wedding out of this world! Grooms get married to VR brides

Japan, Tokyo
June 30, 2017 at 17:28 GMT -00:00 · Published

Grooms in Japan can now wed cartoon, virtual reality brides, a ceremony in Tokyo showed, on Friday.

The concept comes from anime game 'Niitzuma LovelyxCation', where the players are able to develop a relationship and have a girlfriend in the VR world. In addition to playing Niitzuma at home, thanks to its creators, fans of the game can now have this virtual marriage ceremony, to bond themselves to their cartoon girlfriends.

The groom in today's ceremony, Iwasa Ryo, said, "The ceremony was quite complete as I saw in the scene. The visuals of the ceremony were almost the same as what I like; matching to my taste."

The CEO of Hibiki Works Hideo Ito, which invented the ceremony, said they intended to create an experience of romance for their clients. "This is our first trial. So far we have made the version to let the customers experience a 'romance', let them know that a romance is nice," he said.

Japan: A wedding out of this world! Grooms get married to VR brides02:21
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Grooms in Japan can now wed cartoon, virtual reality brides, a ceremony in Tokyo showed, on Friday.

The concept comes from anime game 'Niitzuma LovelyxCation', where the players are able to develop a relationship and have a girlfriend in the VR world. In addition to playing Niitzuma at home, thanks to its creators, fans of the game can now have this virtual marriage ceremony, to bond themselves to their cartoon girlfriends.

The groom in today's ceremony, Iwasa Ryo, said, "The ceremony was quite complete as I saw in the scene. The visuals of the ceremony were almost the same as what I like; matching to my taste."

The CEO of Hibiki Works Hideo Ito, which invented the ceremony, said they intended to create an experience of romance for their clients. "This is our first trial. So far we have made the version to let the customers experience a 'romance', let them know that a romance is nice," he said.

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