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Palomine

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I haven't watched Btooom! yet, but here's a brief AniDB description:

"[Sakamoto Ryouta] is an unemployed 22-year-old who lives with his mother. In the real world, there may be nothing really special about him, but online, he`s one of the world`s top players of the combat game Btooom!. One day, he awakes on what appears to be a tropical island, though he has no memory of how or why he has come to be there. While wandering around, Ryouta sees someone and calls out for help. The stranger responds by throwing a bomb at him! Now Ryouta realizes both that his life is in danger and that he has somehow been trapped in a real-life version of his favourite game! Will Ryouta be able to survive long enough to figure out how and why he ended up here?"

...and here's the Wiki entry, which states that was originally a manga that later became a 12-episode show:

"Btooom! (Japanese: ブトゥーム! Hepburn: Butūmu!?), stylized as BTOOOM!, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Junya Inoue. It has been serialized in Weekly Comic Bunch since 2009 and later in Monthly Comic Bunch, with chapters collected into nineteen tankōbon volumes as of 2016. Btooom! follows the adventures of Ryōta Sakamoto, an unemployed and isolated young man who is one of the world's top players in the titular video game. After Ryōta is nominated to participate in the real-life version of the game, he becomes trapped inside it and meets his love interest Himiko, who was his in-game wife. With the help of their fellow players, Ryōta and Himiko must find a way to return to the real world.

An anime adaptation covering the first 50 chapters of the manga was produced by Madhouse and aired in Japan on Tokyo MX from October 4 to December 20, 2012 and was streamed with English subtitles by Crunchyroll.[2] The manga series was licensed for an English-language release in North America by Yen Press. The anime series has been licensed by Sentai Filmworks for an English-language release in North America"

Not having watched, I'm unfamilar with the characters, but a buxom blonde (Himiko presumably) seems to figure prominently. Despite the eye candy, Btooom! seems more of a "regular" or "mainstreamish" series, rather than an all-out tentacles-stretching-every-hole sort of thing. Which is fine of course... there's room for all kinds. ;)

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