The Japanese government made these fantastic teen romance comics to promote secure passwords

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Having a secure password for your online accounts is important. Having someone take you in his big, strong arms and just hold you for a while to let you know everything is going to be okay is important, too.

The Japanese Information-technology Promotion Agency found some crossover between the two and made these posters, which encourage strong passwords through comics depicting teen romance.

Rocket News translated the comics to English, and Tumblr user spectrumrays typeset the new text. The comics are meant to be read right to left:


The comics, which Rocket News reports are going up on public service billboards in parts of Tokyo, are drawn in the style of shoujo manga, which typically tell love stories and are aimed at young girls. The scenes are stereotypical of shoujo, just with the hot and heavy talk replaced with concern for computer security.

So the next time you're tempted to just put in "password" as your new office password, just look into the eyes of these very concerned young men. You wouldn't want to let them down.

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