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    Posted on Apr 4, 2016

    This Guy's Neko Atsume April Fools' Prank Took Him Around The World

    The commitment to the prank is amazing. And kinda terrifying.

    In case you didn't know, this is Neko Atsume

    Neko Atsume / Via theverge.com

    It is the single most addictive game in app history. You feed cute little kittens and get to buy them toys. They then bring you silver and gold fish so you can buy more toys.

    IT IS ADORABLE AND DANGEROUSLY ADDICTIVE

    Neko Atsume / Via recombu.com

    And it helped this guy create the most globe-trotting April Fools' Prank Ever.

    Alex Simmons / Via facebook.com

    His name is Alex Simmons is performer at New York City's most famous comedy theater, the Upright Citizens Brigade.

    It started with the company that created Neko Atsume reaching out to Alex.

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    And this is where the traveling began.

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    Everything was wonderful in Japan.

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    It even became a business opportunity

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    The phone case is Neko Assume-Themed, but not official merch!

    Until a "wild businessman appeared!"

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    And he was given a chance to fulfill every child's dream.

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    But this story was too good to be true.

    Facebook: alexdsimmons / Via Facebook.com

    But thanks for the laughs!

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    We applaud your commitment.