Although it sounds crazy, there are more and more people in the world who fall in love with fictional characters and even spend a large amount of money on weddings. That is the case of Akihiko Kondo, a Japanese man who married a hologram thinking that he was the great love of her life, but now he can no longer communicate with her. its quirky history es viral on social networks.
His name is Akihiko Kondo and is a 38-year-old Japanese man, who four years ago married a hologram despite the fact that his family and closest friends never accepted the ‘relationship’. The subject is considered ‘fictosexual’ for being attracted to a non-real person, to the point that he got married.
According to Chile’s T13 portal, Kondo fell in love with Hatsune Miku back in 2008, but only in 2017 did he manage to communicate with his virtual partner thanks to Gatebox, which is a machine that allows you to interact with fictional characters through holograms.
At that time, Miku was like a 16-year-old teenager with turquoise hair who was very popular in anime series and Japanese culture. The two ‘dated’ for 10 years and that’s when Kondo decided to take the next step, which was to marry religiously.
According to the Herald USA, the subject spent around 2 million yen, which is equivalent to about 17 thousand 300 dollars. Although the Japanese invited his closest family and friends so that they could accompany him on this special date, none attended.
Similarly, the man decided to carry out the ceremony and married a non-real person, this being news worldwide. After four years, the relationship seems to be gone and not because of alleged infidelity. What happened?
can no longer communicate
Support for the Gatebox software, which made communication between the two possible, has been removed, and as a result, Kondo can no longer interact with Miku. Given this, the subject carries with him a life-size version of her wife and keeps hopes alive of talking to her again.
“My love for Miku hasn’t changed”, Kondo declared in an interview for the Japanese newspaper Mainichi. Finally, the man assured that his partner saved him from depression due to the work environment and the fear of social rejection, as stated by Heraldo USA.