New episodes of Terrace House: Opening New Doors are slowly drizzling in, but for many of us the energy just isn’t the same as it was at the beginning of the season.
A big reason for that is that it’s missing the life-affirming romance between male model Shion and ice hockey captain Tsubasa, a pure and unique love story we can’t help but want more of. Their beautiful, made-for-tv-but-it-was-real romance made us laugh, cry and believe in love again.
So you can imagine our excitement when we heard that the Terrace House couple “Shubasa” (Shion+Tsubasa) are in a new series — and our confusion when we discovered that this series is actually a commercial for the PlayStation 4.
That’s right, Japanese music data company Oricon has come out with a new advertisement starring our favorite couple and their personified living room TV as a 4-part series. It features Shubasa showing how video games can work for good by bringing a couple closer together rather than driving them apart — truly a modern-day love story.
In the beginning, they come home from lunch and Shion relaxes by playing the long-awaited video game Kingdom Hearts III. Meanwhile, Tsubasa awkwardly hums and haws, leaving the scene just to come back and stare blankly at the screen, waiting for Shion to notice that she’s clearly not entertained.
All ends well, though, when Tsubasa is playing a horror game on VR and Shion romantically holds her hand.
“But I can’t hold the controller now…” she cutely protests, to which Shion responds by grabbing the other side of the controller with his free hand.
Unfortunately, there are no English subtitles available for the commercial as of now, but their cuteness clearly transcends language.
Watch the video below to get your daily dose of “Aww…”