anime fact: in the 80s nasa executed multiple experiments in an attempt to make anime waifus real. the project was eventually canned by the US government with no other reason mentioned besides the notion that the scientists working on it were “fucking nerds” and “should get a better hobby besides cartoons”. james grey, the head scientist of the operation still regales fondly about the times he had advancing the project. “lala-chan actually smiled at me” grey tells us wistfully while reclining in his chair, dakimakura in one arm “she was so moe….i was so close to seeing her for real”. pictured above: a young woman happily attempts to interact with a prototype caricature of Osamu Tezuka’s character Rock as Rock makes obscene hand gestures at her in response.