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This picture taken on November 23, 2012 shows a man wearing a... News PhotoAdult,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Greeting,Horizontal,Japan,Mask - Disguise,Men,North,Party - Social Event,Pikachu,Saitama Prefecture,Social Issues,Suburban,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThis picture taken on November 23, 2012 shows a man wearing a 'Pikachu' character mask introducing himself during a match-making party in Washinomiya, Saitama prefecture, in the northern suburbs of Tokyo. Self-confessed geeks in Japan who might ordinarily be too shy to ask someone on a date are trying a new kind of matchmaking: wearing cartoon character masks. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)