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The IAmMatthewian Project is a spin-off of the popular webcomic turned anime [[AxisPowersHetalia Axis Powers Hetalia]] whose main purpose is "eliminating Canada's invisibility". The project began when Canadian playwright and artist [[http://www.youtube.com/user/r3ginasimon Ina-chan]] discovered [[AxisPowersHetalia Axis Powers Hetalia]]. Finding the comic addictive but less than thrilled with [[FanDumb fandom's]] [[{{Moe}} portrayal]] [[{{Wimpification}} of]] [[TheWoobie Canada]], she created a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XrW0TzOThc&feature=player_embedded parody]] of [[TheArrogantWorms Canada's Really Big]]. This led to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E65mykEbgY Canada EH! Episode 1]].

It was at this point that Ina-chan discovered the personifications of [[http://ctcsherry.deviantart.com/art/Provinces-and-their-Supervisor-160776840 Canada's 13 Provinces and Territories]] by fellow Canadian artist [[http://ctcsherry.deviantart.com/ ctcsherry]]. After obtaining permission from Sherry, Ina-chan incorporated the personifications into the I Am Matthewian Project. The two major projects in progress are Canada EH!--a series of videos mainly dealing with Canada's history--and [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Fancomic Adaptations]], with a third project in the works.

Interestingly, the writers and actors involved in the I Am Matthewian Project try to avoid directly copying Himaruya's original interpretations of the characters. Instead, they draw from [[RealLife history and personal experience]]. It also manages to avoid [[FakeNationality Fake Nationality]] by having a mostly Canadaian voice cast.

Can be seen [[http://www.youtube.com/user/iammathewian here]], with its own forum [[http://mathewian.yuku.com/ here]], dA page [[http://iammatthewianproject.deviantart.com/ here]], and wiki [[http://iammatthewian.wikia.com/wiki/IAmMatthewian_Wiki here]].
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!!''IAmMatthewian'' contains examples of:
* ActionGirl: The Yukon seems to be this. She swings a pick axe and fights with Alaska.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Northwest Territories shoots a hole in Ontario's ceiling...but she does it with a smile!
* BiggerIsBetter: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtYYn_wQm-k The CN Tower Song.]]
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Ontario refers to the CN Tower as his "glorious erection".
* FreudWasRight: In the IAMP December Announcements 2010. Russia and Canada make fun of America's state of Florida, due to it's... rather phallic shape.
* TheGunslinger: Northwest Territories all the way.
* HalloweenEpisode: A Matthewian Halloween is this.
* MoeAnthropomorphism / [[NationsAsPeople Canadian Provinces As People]]: It is a Hetalia spin-off so it is full of this.
* TheRival: Russia is this to Canada when it comes to Hockey. Oh boy is this ever true.
* UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}}: Nova Scotia, which is actually Latin for New Scotland, shares many characteristics with his “father”. He wears a kilt most of the time, loves his beer, and has a Scottish-like accent. (Ironically, “Bonnie” is actually New Brunswick's human name.)
* VitriolicBestBuds: Russia and Canada. It's funny, but when they are not beating the ever loving hell out of each other in hockey, the two can be very friendly with one another.... except when Ukraine comes in the picture.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: According to the original drawing Saskatchewan has an extreme fear of heights.