Aoyama states the sexes, particularly in Japan’s giant towns, are “spiralling far from one another”.

Lacking long-lasting provided objectives, the majority are turning to exactly just what she terms “Pot Noodle love” – effortless or immediate satisfaction, in the type of casual intercourse, short-term trysts together with typical technical suspects: online porn, virtual-reality “girlfriends”, anime cartoons. If not they may be opting away entirely and love that is replacing intercourse along with other metropolitan pastimes. …