Tag Archives: Dakimakura

Heartbreaking: Thousands of Body Pillows Not to Arrive in Time to Provide Companionship for the Holidays

Body pillows, especially those featuring anime characters, are the latest item to feel the pinch as unprecedented consumer demand and the ongoing pandemic continues to stress existing supply chains. Shortages…

Salvation Army Distributes Body Pillows to the Homeless for the Holidays

NEW YORK, NY – In a heartwarming act of charity, the Salvation Army has started a new program this holiday season to distribute body pillows to the homeless. Earlier this…

United Airlines Forcibly Removes Body Pillow From Flight

Controversy was sparked last Tuesday when a man’s anime body pillow was forcibly removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight. Brandon Martin, who had purchased two seats in advance for…

Local Man Refuses to Throw Away His First Body Pillow

FREDERICKSBURG, VA — Over the past few months, 29-year-old anime fan Sheldon Casey has been standing his ground. A self-described “super otaku”, his love for anime, manga, and all things…

New Service ‘DakimaKrate’ Sends Monthly Pillow Covers For Seasonal Waifu

Loot Crate, an online retailer of of various subscription box services such as Loot Anime, has announced that they will be launching a new service called DakimaKrate, a monthly subscription…

Increased Awareness of Dakimakura Hurting Local Man’s ‘Medicinal Pillow’ Story

NEW YORK, NY — Local man Barry Campbell has had to deal with increased suspicion from visitors to his apartment regarding his Miki Hoshii dakimakura, or “medicinal pillow,” as he calls it…