It’s no secret that in Japan selling the fantasy of an anime or video game sweetheart is big business.
But is everyone with a 2-D crush simply a lonely soul using the fictional character as a substitute for a lack of real-world interaction with the opposite sex, or do some people just prefer having a virtual romantic prospect?
At any rate, he would hardly have wanted to publicize his placing such an ad, which was, and therefore had best remain, anonymous.
One might have “very accomplished manners,” earn a fair annual income, speak three languages, and play instruments—all desirable characteristics in a proper female person of marriageable age—but if one advertised those qualities anonymously, as did one such “young lady” in the pages of the in 1858, one was opening the door to fantasy, romance, Eros, possibly elopement. Proper or not, however, lonely hearts could now have an outlet, a place in which to dream of a better life, to take a step beyond the strictures of imposed order.
Perhaps she did and was charmed; perhaps a heady romance ensued.
Or perhaps the gentleman found himself condemned to purchasing the stone horses.
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At this year’s event, being held in Chiba Prefecture’s Makuhari Messe convention center, one of the items on display will be the Tokimeki Sensor.