ISIS-chan (

ISISアイシスちゃん, aishisuchan)[1][2][3][4] is a fictional mangacharacter which originated on the Japanese internet textboard2channel and was created in 2015 after a series of incidents in which Japanese nationals were kidnapped and beheaded by ISIL. The character is portrayed as a moe-style girl.

ISIS-chan on a white background.

. . . ISIS-chan . . .

ISIS-chan was originally conceived by users of 2channel as a response to the propaganda of the Islamic terrorism group ISIS (aka ISIL).[5][6][7][8] The character is a moe anthropomorphism of ISIL and soon became a meme across some Japanese social media.[8]

Their intentions were to flood the web with ISIS-chan’s images to make the character rank highly in Google’s search engine results (Google bomb).[1][2][9] If things go well, they hoped that an Internet search for ISIS will come up with the moe character instead of militant propaganda sites.[5] The campaign has become a part of the social media war that the US and the UK have already launched against ISIS.[5]

ISIS-chan received an Utau voicebank in December 2015.[10]

. . . ISIS-chan . . .

This article is issued from web site Wikipedia. The original article may be a bit shortened or modified. Some links may have been modified. The text is licensed under “Creative Commons – Attribution – Sharealike” [1] and some of the text can also be licensed under the terms of the “GNU Free Documentation License” [2]. Additional terms may apply for the media files. By using this site, you agree to our Legal pages . Web links: [1] [2]

. . . ISIS-chan . . .