Man Proposes by creating ‘Marry Me’ GPS Art across Japan

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When it comes to a wedding proposal, we always look towards movies for its grand inspirations. Some shut Tiffany stores down, while others use a plane to draw Marry Me in the sky. But this artist from Tokyo has dethroned every proposal idea ever and emerged a victorious man in the game of love.

Yasushi ‘Yassan’ Takahashi newly proposed to his girlfriend using Google Earth and ended up making his way into the Guinness Book of World Records.

11 years ago, Yassan realized that his girlfriend Natsuki was The One. His mission to a grand proposal was written in their fate when he used GPS art to write a ‘Marry Me’ over a map. The 31-year-old has been working on a digital drawing for over 10 years, popped the question across the map of Japan.

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Those who are new to the term, GPS art, it basically allows users to create digital drawings using Google Earth. A person is required to travel along a pre-determined route with a GPS device. Then when the route is uploaded on the app, an artwork takes shape.

Of course, it was a tough task to take on which required a lot of planning. He had to quit his job and travel for 6 months over almost 7,000kms from Hokkaido to the coasts of Kagoshima. Finally, he got what he wanted.

Google shared his remarkable journey on twitter and since then, his love story is all that anyone’s talking about. His ‘love’ expedition has gained popularity across social media platforms which have left everyone swooning in a trance.

Natsuki said yes to this dream proposal. She was astonished when she realized what Yassan had done. “She felt all the love in the world,” she quoted in South China Morning Post.

Many also wonder how much Yassan must have spent on fuel over the period to get transform his girlfriend into his fiancé.


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