As we've noted before, some people in Japan have rather wacky ideas when it comes to the intersection of technology and culture.
Take, for example, the Nintendo DS dating sim Love Plus. Men must keep their virtual dates happy by engaging with them in real time--buying them gifts, taking them on dates, and generally doing whatever it takes to keep them happy.
The latest craze with the Konami game, however, takes this relationship nurturing to a whole new level. This summer, guys brought their virtual gals on vacation to the Japan beach town of Atami as part of … Read more