Here is yet another episode in the history of Sino-Japanese relationships.
Dream of the Red Mansion (Á∫¢Ê•ºÊ¢¶) is one of four classical novels in China and it is considered a treasure in Chinese literary history. As such, it is the pride of the Chinese people. Recently, a Japanese adult game titled “The Slaves of the Red Mansion” (Á¥ÖÊ®ìÈ§®Â•¥Èö∏) appeared. A game character has the name Lin Daiyu (ÊûóÈªõÁéâ) just like the principal female character in the original Dream of the Red Mansion, and she even shares the same traits (such as a frail physical disposition). Here is the biographical details of the Lin Daiyu:
[in translation] Her mother was a prostitute who fell in love with a foreigner. When he found out that Lin Daiyu’s mother was pregnant, he abandoned them and fled.[Full Text]