Dakimakura is a large type of pillow from Japan. In English, it often translates to body pillow or waifu pillows. They are usually called "comfort objects" by Japanese youth. Love pillows are a type of dakimakura usually portraying life-sized pictures of characters with sexual poses. They may portray anime characters, furry characters, or pornographic film actors.[source?]
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- Galbraith, Patrick W. (2009). The Otaku Encyclopedia: An Insider's Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan. Tokyo: Kodansha International. ISBN 9784770031013.