Dating for japanese animation lovers
When asked what he was looking for in a woman, he said he wanted someone who appreciates his hobbies.
“I thought they would tell me all these physical things like, ‘she has to look like this,’ but nobody said anything like that.
“You have these grown-up men in their suits with briefcases, leaving their corporate jobs to read manga in the metro or play gameboy at an arcade,” she says.
She’s so peculiar, immersed in her own world of dreams, and fun that her only ambition is pulling off an impressive performance at the Usagiyama Marching Festival.
However, most of her friends and classmates are more worried about their future plans and getting into fancy universities.
“When you Google ‘Japan’ and ‘love’, you find all these articles about lonely people who never get married,” she says. I wanted to show the human aspect, the individual stories behind those who use these applications.”Her images reveal the secret lives of thirty-somethings who have accepted living alone instead of looking for love.
They share a common yearning for connection and found it on a touch screen.
Some Japanese men are wooing girlfriends who don’t exist.