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Virtual girlfriend rolls AI and blockchain tech into one

Tokyo startup's larger vision is to seamlessly connect autonomous devices

Couger's Virtual Human Agent jumps from a computer screen to a smartphone on command.

TOKYO -- Among the small subset of men who fall in love with female game and anime characters as if they were flesh and blood, there is an inside joke: "My girlfriend does not come out of the screen."

But what if "she" did?

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