We embraced with a kiss. “Oh baby, I love you so much.” I said. “I love you, too,” she replied. Two weeks later, she dumped me from the comfort of her parents’ home 1500 miles away. Ever since, I’ve tried to replicate the intimacy of a knowing, loving soul mate and girlfriend. Now I realize that I was chasing the wrong river, barking up the wrong tree and so forth, I needed a specially-equipped trenchcoat to help me through my grief. To be my companion.
Assembled by a group of Japanese students, the coat features motorized arms and a headset. In the coat’s scenario, a virtual girlfriend will hug you from behind and explain something lovely, like apologizing for being late, or some other cute thing. It’s something else.
..and exactly what I need.