Japanese man marries virtual character in $18,000 ceremony

Akihiko Kondo tied the knot with his virtual wife in front of nearly 40 guests earlier this month. (Reuters)

A 35-year-old man in Japan married a popular Japanese virtual character in an $18,000 wedding ceremony in Tokyo.

Akihiko Kondo tied the knot with his virtual wife in front of nearly 40 guests earlier this month.

 Kondo, a middle school teacher, is now greeted by a holographic projection of his bride when he arrives at home.

japanese man marries virtual character (Reuters)

japanese man marries virtual character (Reuters)

Hatsune Miku was first developed as a computer-generated singing software, but she quickly garnered popularity after a video game series featured the character.

 

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