About 30 women from across Japan have become "solo brides" since the service was launched in May. Almost half of them were married women who either did not have a wedding ceremony or were not satisfied with that experience, according to Cerca Travel. [In case you're a slow thinker: this means that more than half were single women. -- A.S.]That's probably the female end game: satisfying their boundless narcissism. Guys have it a bit easier in that regard. Thus, frustrated single guy in the West, don't despair! Your fellow men have been working hard on improving VR technology and sex robots, which will make women superfluous, or at the very least optional, for sexual purposes.
The company's president, Yukiko Inoue, tells Kyodo she created the package "to encourage women to have positive feelings about themselves", but admits that "some people have said it would be 'lonely, miserable and sad' to use it".
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