Japanese men are tieing the digital knot with Virtual Reality brides – and the ceremony is just as strange as it sounds. Footage from a bizarre ceremony in Tokyo Friday shows a suited Japanese groom exchanging vows with his cartoon VR

girlfriend. The concept stems from the anime video game ‘Niitzuma Lovely x Cation’ in which players can develop and foster relationships with virtual girlfriends. For players in particularly committed relationships with their anime paramours, the game’s creators developed a way for the couples to be joined together in virtual matrimony. READ MORE