A character is not interested in real girls/boys, but only in videogame/anime/other medium here characters. Often a characteristic of the otaku
. In Japan, this is known as Nijikon. This person will often say that 2d girls/guys are cuter because they never leave or grow old. This character type tends to be depicted as out of touch with reality and unable to deal with actual women but obsessed with idealized fantasies instead.. This character often recants once he finds 3d love.
- In Rosarioto Vampire Tohofuhai states that he now prefers 2d girls as they 'stay cute forever'
- In The World God Only Knows our 'hero' Keima rants about the shortfalls of 3d girls and says he only loves the heroines of 'gal games'.
- Genshiken Madrame states he doesn't own any non 2d porn.
- Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei ascribes this to otaku, who can't be drawn into a honey trap due to their love for only 2d characters.
- In Welcome to the N.H.K. Yamazaki states that he only loves 2d girls because 3d girls can disappoint.
- A Japanese man married his Nintendo DS in Guam.