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A Japanese body pillow let’s you strip your favorite pop star naked in bed

These aren't your grandmothers throw pillows. 


Greg Seals


Posted on Oct 3, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 11:43 am CDT

Who among us hasn’t crawled into bed on a cold, lonely night and soothed ourselves to sleep by cuddling up with a pillow and pretending it was our celebrity crush? For those of you who were imagining that pillow to be Japanese recording artists Gackt, things just got a lot easier.

The 41-year-old musician, who is part of the flamboyant visual kei rock scene in Japan, treated fans to a little something extra with the release of his most recent single “Akatsukitzukuyo (Day Breakers).” Fans devoted and rich enough could purchase a premium edition of the track that came with the next best thing to having the singer in your bed, a body pillow (or dakimakura) of the singer you can strip.Thanks to a zipper feature, you can literally declothe the singer in your sleep. 


— くるらん←ハロパ幕張3days☆ (@vamparckt) October 2, 2014

GACKTさんの暁月夜-DAY BREAKERS-等身大抱き枕を脱がすとこんな感じー( ^P^ ) 裏はG&L♡VERS (´ω` )/♡

— くるらん←ハロパ幕張3days☆ (@vamparckt) October 1, 2014

Sadly for fans that were looking to get to third base with the singer, only the jacket is removable. But we’re guessing that Gackt’s sagging jeans will send many fans to sleep with sweet dreams. The real question now is, when is this techonology coming to America? I’m sure plenty of women will contribute to a Kickstarter campaign to produce a similar Ryan Gosling body pillow. 

H/T Rocketnews | Photo via quinnanya/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 3, 2014, 10:00 am CDT