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Submitted by Pozzle 233d ago | article

Meet The World's Most Loving Girlfriends -- Who Also Happen To Be Video Games

Theo Tkaczevski, a 23-year-old American student living in Japan, found himself confronting a mortifying girlfriend situation.

He was heading home on a crowded commuter train in Osaka two years ago when his girlfriend, Rinko, began chastising him for abruptly ending their conversation the night before. She demanded a clear indication of his devotion: He had to profess his love to her, right there, in the middle of the throng.

"I love you, I love you, I love you," Tkaczevski dutifully whispered in Japanese, trying to keep his head down so other passengers wouldn't stare. Shortly after making amends, he stuffed Rinko into his pocket.

Rinko is the first girl to whom Tkaczevski has ever said such words. Rinko is also a video game: She's one of three virtual girlfriends that players can choose from in LovePlus, a Japanese dating simulator for the pocket-sized Nintendo DS game player. (3DS, Culture, Love Plus, Nintendo DS)

RetroEddie   233d ago | Spam
thecowsaysmoo   232d ago | Immature | show | Replies(3)
CrossingEden  +   232d ago
I'll stick with my actual gf, thanks anyway though. There's a target audience somewhere.
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WeAreLegion  +   232d ago
Hatoful Boyfriend is the greatest game ever made.
StockpileTom  +   232d ago
^This
Agent_hitman  +   232d ago
Japan's never gonna change, I love the way they are. Oh btw I love jap school girls..
SilentNegotiator  +   232d ago
There has got to be a *lot* of single Japanese women.
Hicken  +   232d ago
There are. And a factual declining birth rate. They're even more stuck in social stigmas than we are in the US. And that's hurting them pretty badly right now.

Edit: also, lol @ CrossingEden having a girlfriend.
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lizard81288  +   232d ago
Reminds me of when a guy married his 3DS....or when a guy married his pillow case.....strange times we live in....yet gay people can't get married....

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