Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Japanese man petitions to marry comic-book character

TOKYO (AFP) – A Japanese man has enlisted hundreds of people in a campaign to allow marriages between humans and cartoon characters, saying he feels more at ease in the "two-dimensional world."

Comic books are immensely popular in Japan, with some fictional characters becoming celebrities or even sex symbols. Marriage is meanwhile on the decline as many young Japanese find it difficult to find life partners.

Taichi Takashita launched an online petition aiming for one million signatures to present to the government to establish a law on marriages with cartoon characters.

For the full article, visit Yahoo! News

Thanks to Erica for the link.

3 comments:

gentle said...

hmmm. made me think. parang magandang topic for a forum... sinong zaturnnah character ang lalandiin mo para pakasalan. hehehe.

Carver said...

Naku... paano kaya 'yun? :)

gentle said...

di pwde sabihin d2 kuya carl. para din ba tong komiks mo, for mature readers ever? :)

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