VR-Themed Manga “VR Ojisan’s First Love” Goes Viral

VR Ojisan’s First Love, the manga which is themed around VR and avatars, has gone viral on Twitter.

VR Ojisan’s First Love is an online manga containing six episodes created by Tomoko Bakuryoku
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The first episode of VR Ojisan’s First Love was posted in December 2019 and has been viral on Twitter since February 9 (Sun).

The story is about Naoki, a middle-aged man gamer, and Honami, an avatar woman gamer, who meet on a defunct social VR service and fall in love.
The gap between virtual reality and reality is carefully portrayed through Naoki’s loneliness.

Although note’s tagline states “2020s forecasts” , there are scenes that remind us of Virtual Market, which is held on VR Chat and the VR rhythm game Beat Saber. The features are depicted with real VR.

Click here for links to these episodes.

Reference: Tomoko Bouryoku note, Kindle Store