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The Future Has Arrived With This Sushi Conveyor Belt Ride

We may have reached peak technology.

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Virtual reality has been around for decades, but the idea of immersive computerized simulation never really got much traction, for whatever reason. Now perhaps, this will all change: for sushi lovers, at any rate.

According to this Laughing Squid post, there is a new simulation for the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset manufacturer that Facebook just purchased for $2 billion, that allows you to ride along on a sushi conveyor belt. That's right! Named "Ultra Sushi-Go-Round," the program allows the person to simulate joining little plates of toro, hamachi, and ebi on a conveyor belt riding around a sushi restaurant.

The sushi belt takes a detour, eventually, leaves the restaurant, and becomes a full-on roller coaster through the city. If you get motion sickness easily or have vertigo, this might not be the recreational activity for you.

According to the developer's website, where the simulation is also available for download:

When I was a child, I wanted to become small and ride on the dish of sushi-go-round.

But there are no way in reality, so I gave up.

... But now, it is possible in a virtual reality space.