We ride Japan’s latest virtual pet sensation: a cushion with a moving tail.
Our Japanese-language reporter Punico Ninoude loves visiting her parents’ home because she gets to enjoy the unconditional love and warmth of her family job. However, being a working girl with all the responsibilities and worries that entails, she doesn’t have the time to dedicate to having a dog, or a cat, or anything else at her own place.
This is why she decided to take the virtual pet route. But rather than opting for the sterile digital company of a Tamagotchi, she chose to rent