That's right, Nervli jumped out of an airplane with an instructor (as required for novice jumpers!) and a hug pillow. Called "dakimakura" in Japan where they originated, geeky hug pillows feature anime character slipcovers. So surely, this must be a first for skydiving? A first for humankind?
In case you are wondering, that's artificial being Nia Teppelin from Gurren Lagann on the love cushion.