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The determined youngsters, paying scant attention to the bikini-clad girls frolicking on the sand, instead headed straight for a bronze statue that depicts Kanichi and Omiya, a couple from an old love story set in Atami.The focus of the men's attention -- and of their smartphone cameras -- was a tiny black and white square, a two-dimensional barcode that, thanks to "augmented reality" (AR) software, brought to life the object of their desire.Love Plus, released only on the Japanese market, has become the country's most popular dating game since its release last September, selling nearly 430,000 copies, according to research firm Enterbrain.The secret is that the dating game goes a step beyond the genre's usual boy-meets-girl script and asks players to build long-term relationships.
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A man stands (L) next to a tiny black and white panel to have his picture taken and displayed including the animated image of a girl through an i Phone application at the famous spot of Kanichi and Omiya in Atami, southwest of Tokyo and the resulting image is showed (R) on the screen of an i Phone.
One recent sweltering summer's day, a tour bus from Tokyo pulled up at a sun-kissed beach at Atami, a Pacific coast resort southwest of the metropolis, and disgorged more than a dozen excited, i Phone-clutching young men.
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