Throwback Thursday: Ready Post One

Here it is. My very first post.

My So-Called Virtual Life

“My So-Called Virtual Life,” discussing men bringing the digital girlfriends they’ve developed through the Love Plus dating game on real life vacations, posted on September 12th, 2010—ten years ago this coming Saturday.

At the time, I didn’t think Beneath the Tangles would be exclusively about analyzing anime and related properties. Instead, I was going to focus on three different items: news stories (like this article), religious topics relating to Japan, and anime. The second of those took too much research time, as I soon found, and I abandoned news stories as well, though I’m not sure why. It was fun writing about current events like otaku taking their virtual girlfriends on vacation—

Even if only seven people read it.


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