Akihiko Kondo’s mother declined an invite to her son’s that is only wedding Tokyo this thirty days, but maybe that is not such a shock: he had been marrying a hologram.
“For mom, it wasn’t something to commemorate,” said the soft-spoken 35-year-old, whose “bride” is really a reality that is virtual known as Hatsune Miku.
In reality, none of Kondo’s family members went to their wedding to Miku — an animated 16-year-old with saucer eyes and long aquamarine pigtails — but that didn’t stop him from investing ?2 million on an official ceremony at a Tokyo hallway.
Around 40 visitors watched while he tied the knot with Miku, contained in the type of a stuffed doll that is cat-sized.
“I never cheated on her, I’ve always been deeply in love with Miku-san,” he said, employing a honorific this is certainly commonly used in Japan, also by buddies.
“I’ve been thinking he said a week after the wedding about her every day.
Since March, Kondo happens to be coping with a going, speaking hologram of Miku that floats in a $2,800 desktop unit. (mais…)