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Have you ever read a manga or watched an anime where the character was just too good that you wish he or she was human so you could date him or her? We were like this in the early years of high school, when my friends and I swore we’d marry our chosen ones from different anime’s showing on television at the time… It was a phase and we got over it when we discovered real people… Well, apparently we’re not alone, and for some people, the phase doesn’t end.

Taichi Takashita launched an online petition aiming for one million signatures for the Japanese government to pass a law allowing humans to marry two-dimensional characters. Within a week, he had gathered 1,226 signatures through the internet. In his petition he wrote:

I am no longer interested in three dimensions. I would even like to become a resident of the two-dimensional world… However, that seems impossible with present-day technology. Therefore, at the very least, would it be possible to legally authorize marriage with a two-dimensional character?”

He hopes to marry SOS Brigade Member Mikuru Asahina if the law was ever passed.

 

Asahina Mikuru
Asahina Mikuru

 Hmm… well, they’ll never argue with each other… But imagine you were married to Tamahome and your neighbor suddenly declares she just slept with him, could you sue her for adultery and ask for damages? If you were married to a rich cartoon and you got divorced, who’d give you alimony? …If ‘two-dimensional characters’ mean anyone from the television and not just cartoon characters, does that mean I can marry Ohno Satoshi from Arashi no Shukudai-kun? Would he be different from the Ohno Satoshi from Himitsu no Arashi-chan? Eh?!

 If a law like this was passed in your country, who would you want to marry?

 

 

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