How I Learned To Be A Better Me From My Miitomo Mii
There's a lot of "Mii" puns in this, sorry.
Hello. It me. No, not that me. This Mii:
So, Nintendo released an app called Miitomo.
Here's a Baby Mario summary of it:
You make an adorable miniature avatar version of yourself and interact with your friends' adorable miniature avatar versions of themselves. It asks you a series of personal questions that I've definitely answered before on OkCupid, the answers to which act as open forums your friends can respond to. With the in-game point system, you can buy outfits, which range from normcore to... quirky.
Like this incredible ensemble:
You can also add your Mii to any picture you want in the app.
But as ridiculous and irreverent as Miitomo seems, I have to admit: I LOVE THIS APP.
To understand why I love it so much, there are a few things you need to know about me. No, not that Mii. The real me.
After testing my patience and sanity on the daily with a two hour commute to work in HELL-A traffic, I decided to move closer to the office. It's been a bit of a rough adjustment. Despite the fact that some weekends, I go back to the other side of town I used to live in to hang with my friends, they rarely come out to hang with me in my new area. And I don't know if you know this, but trying to make new friends as an already awkward and socially anxious 27 year old is not easy.