“I don’t think I could’ve done it without 2Channel,” writes Train Man, who says he’s still dating the pretty girl. So far, his life hasn’t changed much: He works at the same company, visits Akihabara, buys comics, and watches anime. And, of course, he still posts about stuff like videogames on 2Channel. Once an otaku, always an otaku.

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Of course, ‘Train Man’ is widely known to be complete fiction, but the wonderful part of the entire story isn’t whether he’s real… it’s the fact that a modern fairy-tale has given hope to millions upon millions of slobbering nerds that yes, they too might touch a girl’s breast before they die.

Train Man’s Love Train – Table of Malcontents