Although, to be fair, in spite of that ship being well-written, who else would you pair them up with without it being squicktastic or running on extreme dosages of crack?
And like I said before, there's nothing wrong with shipping in and of itself. The problem lies with the certain shippers who take it (too) seriously and put the "fan" in fanatic.
"I am become Death, spouter of pretentious quotes and catchphrases." - Beary Scary
All i'm saying, is if you write a story about there only being two people left in the world and they have a great and interesting relationship someone will still try and pair Alice or Bob off with the rock that appears in scene 68.
He'd want you do be doing something awesome right now.
Most frequently with Aiko Kikyuune, Kiyoteru Hiyama, Bruno, Papa Macne, Sonika, Meiko, and sometimes GUMI but mostly ANYONE AND ANYTHING, INCLUDING AND PERHAPS ESPECIALLY HIMSELF.
HE IS THE VILLAGE BICYCLE.