A revolutionary bunch of dejected lonely hearts are rallying against Valentine’s Day this Saturday in Tokyo.
In Japanese this group of disaffected men is called ‘Kakuhido’ which according to The Telegraph is translated in English to be:
Revolutionary Alliance of Men that Women find Unattractive
These guys say that the day of hearts is a contemptuous money-making ploy and they find it offensive.
“The blood-soaked conspiracy of Valentine’s Day, driven by the oppressive chocolate capitalists, has arrived once again,” they say on their website.
“In order to create a brighter future, we call for solidarity among our unloved comrades so that we may demonstrate in resolute opposition to Valentine’s Day and the romantic industrial complex”, they go on to say.
On Saturday they’ll apparently be chanting stuff like: “Crush St Valentine’s Day!”, “Do not be fooled by chocolate capitalism” and “Flirting is terrorism – wage war on terrorism!”
Funny thing is they’re not joking.
The Revolutionary Alliance of Men that Women find Unattractive was established in 2006 by a Katsuhiro Furusawa after he was dumped by his then girlfriend.
Not long after that, broken hearted Furusawa read Marx’s Communist manifesto and came up with the theory that being unwanted by the opposite sex was actually a class issue.
Marx has a lot to answer for.
When he’s pushing his cause, Furusawa, wears a helmet, dark glasses and a scarf over the lower part of his face.
Furusawa and his red lonely hearts squad also oppose Christmas. They’re also anti-woman and anti-marriage.
Mark Schreiber, a media commentator told The Guardian that many Kakuhido are pretty much average in their daily lives except in their relationships with women.
“To a large extent it’s sour grapes,” Schreiber said. “They are self-admitted unattractive men who have tried, been found wanting and have given up. They are frustrated and left feeling excluded from holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s Day.”