November 24, 2009

Man Marries Virtual Girlfriend

Do you take this Nintendo DS to be your lawfully wedded gaming console? That's the vow one groom from Japan will apparently be taking, as the man marries hsi virtual girlfriend in a one-of-a-kind ceremony in Guam.

The man who's name is, err, Sal9000...met his, err, bride.. on a Nintendo DS video game named Love Plus, in which players go on dates with an imaginary virtual girl, and try to form relationships with them. And these virtual dates must have gone remarkably well, since he is ready to tie the knot! With a girl who doesn't exist! I'm not one to judge though, so best of luck to uhh, both of them, I suppose.

(By the way Is it wrong that when I saw this headline, even before I read the story I immediately assumed it was about someone in Japan?)

Man Marries Virtual Girlfriend

A man who calls himself SAL9000 has married his virtual girlfriend with a public reception, reported. The man reportedly fell in love with a virtual girl named Nene Anegasaki and plans to hold a public wedding reception in Tokyo. Since the girl doesn't really exist, SAL9000 reportedly took his Nintendo DS to Guam for a legal ceremony and honeymoon, and will livecast the upcoming wedding reception online...

Man Marries Virtual Girlfriend

Posted at November 24, 2009 4:00 AM

He's probably stuck on anime and hentai fantasy since no real woman ever looks like that. I wonder why someone would be so shy and hard on themselves as to not socialize at all. Society can be cruel to some people, but even this is a little weird to me.

Posted by: armygruntjoe at November 24, 2009 4:50 AM

Get out of Mom's basement, and live a little.

Posted by: Mick B. at November 24, 2009 4:55 AM

Hope he remembers to cover up his keyboard before consumating the marriage.

Posted by: Tom at November 24, 2009 5:42 AM

haha good one tom

Posted by: Mary at November 24, 2009 6:30 AM

BBBAAAAHHHH Pokémon must be like porn for this guy!!
I gotta ask do you think your Anime girlfriend/wife would get jealous if you read the comics??

Posted by: Dave H at November 24, 2009 9:31 AM

best to stick to ma thumb and her four daughters

Posted by: george at November 24, 2009 10:31 AM

i think no one should juge him or her if
thats the way he wants to live let him.

Posted by: abagail at November 24, 2009 1:29 PM

This sounds like a case supporting the idea that no one really ever falls in love with anyone. What they are in love with is the pleasureable endorphins secreted into their system by their pituitary gland. In this case the only thing that has changed is the stimuli. On that note, could artificial intelligence and virtual reality be on the horizon as a means of satisfying an unattainable ideal?

Posted by: Ryan Caisse at November 24, 2009 1:49 PM

seriously??? this is as weird if not weirder than that woman who married her dolphin! haha

Posted by: Melissa Varnum at November 24, 2009 4:47 PM

Well if this is what makes him happy, all the power to him. The great thing is he can shut her up at anytime by turning her off. Dont forget to recharge your wife.

Posted by: GOON at November 24, 2009 9:01 PM

This is about as weird as the guy who married his guitar some time ago.

Posted by: Terrie at November 25, 2009 12:11 AM

Oh wait, what's next? Gay marriage?!?!

Either this "sacred union" is becoming less and less relevant every day, or the desecration of the concept has belittled it's magnificence..

I really think in a few years when we're french kissing our housepets and allowing them to sleep under the covers with us (didn't you hear about the lady with the ape that went cookoo?) this will be pretty normal. There won't be anyone to save us then, as we'll think it's commonplace to stray away from the natural order of things. No biggie--I'm working on buying my own island at the moment anyway. Ha--Eat dirt deviators!

Posted by: Believable at November 28, 2009 3:39 AM

Marriage is a union of two people in front of God...nothing else......since most people have forgotten this and christianity is a dying religion (as most religions are since science disproved most of the ideas), then most "normal" weddings are as pointless as this one.

So let he poor guy be......albeit weird.

Posted by: LaVey Follower at November 28, 2009 9:08 AM

In a few years there will virtual rug rats, then virtual child support and alimony payments....

I wonder if this means he cant marry in the real world, a better question might be, who would want him.........

Posted by: rodger at November 28, 2009 3:44 PM

Truly, if they have virtual children and "she" decides not to occupy the same computer with him anymore will he have to pay animony?

Posted by: Deborah at November 29, 2009 1:44 AM

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