Mr. Flaw jumps back into the Sword Art Online game by metablogging the first episode.
So why is Kirito character a female? or at least look like one?
Because playing with a female avatar is the cool thing to do.
Kirito's avatar in GGO is the rare «M9000» type, which is speculated to be the result of an extremely rare occurrence of the system misinterpreting the player's brain waves (the system identifies the gender of the player via their brainwaves, but, on rare occasions, due to some impulse, it chooses the appearance of the opposite gender).
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