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''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' (or alternatively ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/BrowserWaifus_irl Browser Waifu]]'') is a web comic written by WebComic/{{Merryweatherey}} and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.

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''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' (or alternatively ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/BrowserWaifus_irl Browser Waifu]]'') is a web comic written by WebComic/{{Merryweatherey}} Creator/{{Merryweatherey}} and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.


''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' (or alternatively ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/BrowserWaifus_irl Browser Waifu]]'') is a web comic written by [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweathery]] and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.

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''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' (or alternatively ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/BrowserWaifus_irl Browser Waifu]]'') is a web comic written by [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweathery]] WebComic/{{Merryweatherey}} and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.


* GenderFlip: The [[https://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/internet-explorer/april-fools-2019/viewer?title_no=219164&episode_no=48 April Fools 2019]] episode featured male versions of both Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

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* GenderFlip: The [[https://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/internet-explorer/april-fools-2019/viewer?title_no=219164&episode_no=48 April Fools 2019]] episode featured male versions of both Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.Chrome, [[LighterAndSofter both of whom are on much friendlier terms]].


** Firefox is first introduced as an aloof, but popular newer browser who is dismissive of Internet Explorer due to the latter being comparatively old, [[spoiler:but she comes to respect Internet Explorer after the latter transforms into Microsoft Edge]].

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** Firefox is first introduced as an aloof, but popular newer browser who is dismissive of Internet Explorer due to the latter being comparatively old, [[spoiler:but she comes to respect Internet Explorer after the latter transforms into Microsoft Edge]]. She's also dismissive to Duck Duck Go, [[spoiler:but eventually and wholeheartedly asked for her help to fight off Chrome]] and UC, but that's because she ''[[UnknownRival literally had no idea on who UC is]]'' due to China's refusal to advertise her outside her home region.


** Firefox has shades of this, [[spoiler:but she comes to respect Internet Explorer after the latter transforms into Microsoft Edge]].
** Google Chrome, on the other hand, fully embraces this trope.

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** Firefox has shades is first introduced as an aloof, but popular newer browser who is dismissive of this, Internet Explorer due to the latter being comparatively old, [[spoiler:but she comes to respect Internet Explorer after the latter transforms into Microsoft Edge]].
** Google Chrome, on the other hand, fully embraces this trope. She wholly believes herself to be a gift to mankind and takes it very badly if another browser challenges that view, intentionally or not.



* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler: As Microsoft Edge, it's Explorer's WeaponOfChoice and the weapon she uses in her FinalBattle with Chrome.]]

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* {{BFS}}: [[spoiler: As Microsoft Edge, it's Explorer's WeaponOfChoice and the weapon she uses in her FinalBattle with Chrome.Chrome is a giant sword.]]



* DarkerAndEdgier: The comic's story became a lot more serious after [[spoiler: the death of Bing and Internet Explorer's escape from the Deep Web]].

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* DarkerAndEdgier: The comic's story became a lot more serious after [[spoiler: the apparent death of Bing and Internet Explorer's escape from the Deep Web]].



* GreaterScopeVillain: Article 13.
** The corporation creators that created the browsers can count. Microsoft Corporation left Internet Explorer wane out and then die in the Dark Web (but still allowed her to rise as Microsoft Edge). Google Corporation has such utter perfectionist streak that any of their failed products will be discarded remorselessly, as [[WebComic/ConsoleWaifu it happened to]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVA38lzMfQM Stadia]], perhaps explaining why Chrome is such a ruthless bitch. And whichever company created Naenara, they locked her up in her area that she became very lonely despite her capabilities.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Article 13. \n He was essentially created to enforce copyright law more effectively, but ends up being such a KnightTemplar about it that even Chrome gets scared of him.
** The corporation creators corporations that created the browsers can count. Microsoft Corporation left Internet Explorer to wane out and then die in the Dark Web (but still allowed her to rise as Microsoft Edge). Google Corporation has such an utter perfectionist streak that any of their failed products will be discarded remorselessly, product of theirs is unceremonially discarded, as [[WebComic/ConsoleWaifu it happened to]] seen with]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVA38lzMfQM Stadia]], perhaps explaining why Chrome is such a ruthless bitch. And whichever company created Naenara, they Naenara locked her up in her a secluded area that she became very lonely in despite her capabilities.



* HostileShowTakeover: Kind of, in the Youtube videos which featured something of an anime ending sequence. By default it featured Internet Explorer, but at some points, the background fizzles and Chrome takes over. When Chrome became the more prominent feature of the story/video (like when she served the Users successfully or brutally murdering Bing), it starts and begins with Chrome, complete with her own VillainSong.

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* HostileShowTakeover: Kind of, of in the Youtube videos series, which featured something of an anime ending sequence. By default it featured Internet Explorer, but at some points, the background fizzles and Chrome takes over. When Chrome became the more prominent feature character of the story/video story/videos (like when she served the Users successfully or brutally murdering Bing), murdered [[spoiler: Bing]]), it starts and begins with Chrome, complete with her own VillainSong.

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* HostileShowTakeover: Kind of, in the Youtube videos which featured something of an anime ending sequence. By default it featured Internet Explorer, but at some points, the background fizzles and Chrome takes over. When Chrome became the more prominent feature of the story/video (like when she served the Users successfully or brutally murdering Bing), it starts and begins with Chrome, complete with her own VillainSong.


Also recurring within Merryweatherey and Princess Hinghoi's pages are comics entailing AnthropomorphicPersonification of video game platforms, be it handheld or console or PC or cellphone games.

Compare ''WebComic/StalkerXStalker'', another twitter webcomic by this duo, and ''WebOriginal/OSTan,'' a similar concept from the decade prior.

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Also recurring within Merryweatherey and Princess Hinghoi's pages are comics entailing AnthropomorphicPersonification of video game platforms, be it handheld or console or PC or cellphone games.

Compare ''WebComic/StalkerXStalker'', another twitter webcomic by this duo, and ''WebOriginal/OSTan,'' a similar concept from the decade prior.
prior. Also compare ''WebComic/ConsoleWaifu'', a more direct SpinOff of this webcomic featuring MoeAnthropomorphism of video game consoles/platforms.



** The corporation creators that created the browsers can count. Microsoft Corporation left Internet Explorer wane out and then die in the Dark Web (but still allowed her to rise as Microsoft Edge). Google Corporation has such utter perfectionist streak that any of their failed products will be discarded remorselessly, as it happened to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVA38lzMfQM Stadia]], perhaps explaining why Chrome is such a ruthless bitch. And whichever company created Naenara, they locked her up in her area that she became very lonely despite her capabilities.

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** The corporation creators that created the browsers can count. Microsoft Corporation left Internet Explorer wane out and then die in the Dark Web (but still allowed her to rise as Microsoft Edge). Google Corporation has such utter perfectionist streak that any of their failed products will be discarded remorselessly, as [[WebComic/ConsoleWaifu it happened to to]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVA38lzMfQM Stadia]], perhaps explaining why Chrome is such a ruthless bitch. And whichever company created Naenara, they locked her up in her area that she became very lonely despite her capabilities.



* PunchClockVillain: Opera. She only works for Google Chrome because she needs her Chromium OS to survive and chickens out the second it becomes clear that [[spoiler: Microsoft Edge]] is way too strong for her.
* SpinOffspring: Though not exactly descendants, the Video Game console comic spin-off can count as this. After all, some of the characters were created by the same multibillionare companies (Microsoft created both Internet Explorer and Xbox, Google created Chrome and Stadia. Technically, they're sisters.)

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* PunchClockVillain: Opera. She only works for Google Chrome because she needs her Chromium OS to survive and chickens out the second it becomes clear that [[spoiler: Microsoft Edge]] is way too strong for her.
* SpinOffspring: Though not exactly descendants, the Video Game console comic spin-off can count as this. After all, some of the characters were created by the same multibillionare companies (Microsoft created both Internet Explorer and Xbox, Google created Chrome and Stadia. Technically, they're sisters.)
her.


''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' is a web comic written by [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweathery]] and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.

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''I Made a Comic About Internet Explorer'' (or alternatively ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/BrowserWaifus_irl Browser Waifu]]'') is a web comic written by [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweathery]] and illustrated by [[https://twitter.com/PrincessHinghoi Princess Hinghoi]], in which various web browsers and other internet services are portrayed as cute anime girls.


* GreaterScopeVillain: Article 13. [[spoiler:It could be argued that the Microsoft corporation also counts as one, because of their waning Internet Explorer out of use.]]

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Article 13. [[spoiler:It could be argued that the Microsoft
** The
corporation also counts as one, because of their waning creators that created the browsers can count. Microsoft Corporation left Internet Explorer wane out and then die in the Dark Web (but still allowed her to rise as Microsoft Edge). Google Corporation has such utter perfectionist streak that any of use.]]their failed products will be discarded remorselessly, as it happened to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVA38lzMfQM Stadia]], perhaps explaining why Chrome is such a ruthless bitch. And whichever company created Naenara, they locked her up in her area that she became very lonely despite her capabilities.


* HateSink: [[BigBad Google Chrome]] and [[TheDragon Opera]] are both internet browsers with aspirations of power. Google Chrome tortured Bing for her RAM and ultimately left her a hollow husk. Opera [[spoiler: pretends to team up with Internet Explorer but backstabs her solely so she could keep on living off Google's Chromium OS.]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: When alone, Google Chrome curses at how Internet Explorer is just like the company that created her, Microsoft, a power-hungry, merciless rival-destroying entity and has many times being marked as 'evil'. Those description actually fit Google Chrome more; although [[VillainHasAPoint she did have a point that Microsoft the company tend to do questionable acts]] (but then again so do Google the company).

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* HateSink: [[BigBad Google Chrome]] and [[TheDragon Opera]] are both internet browsers with aspirations of power. Google Chrome tortured Bing for her RAM and ultimately left her a hollow husk. Opera [[spoiler: pretends to team up with Internet Explorer but backstabs her solely so she could can keep on living off Google's Chromium OS.]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: When alone, Google Chrome curses at fumes about how Internet Explorer is just like the company that created her, Microsoft, her (Microsoft), a power-hungry, merciless rival-destroying entity and has many times being marked as even calls her 'evil'. Those That description actually fit fits Google Chrome more; although [[VillainHasAPoint she did have a point in that Microsoft the company tend to do perform questionable acts]] (but acts]]. But then again so do Google the company).company.



* SpinOffspring: Though not exactly descendants, the Video Game console comic spin off can count as this to this webcomic. After all, some of the characters were created by the same multibillionare companies (Microsoft created both Internet Explorer and Xbox, Google created Chrome and Stadia. Technically, they're sisters.)

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* SpinOffspring: Though not exactly descendants, the Video Game console comic spin off spin-off can count as this to this webcomic.this. After all, some of the characters were created by the same multibillionare companies (Microsoft created both Internet Explorer and Xbox, Google created Chrome and Stadia. Technically, they're sisters.)


* PunchClockVillain: Opera. She only works for Google Chrome because she needs her Chromium OS to survive and chickens out the second it becomes clear that [[spoiler: Microsoft Edge]] is way too strong for her.

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* PunchClockVillain: Opera. She only works for Google Chrome because she needs her Chromium OS to survive and chickens out the second it becomes clear that [[spoiler: Microsoft Edge]] is way too strong for her.her.
* SpinOffspring: Though not exactly descendants, the Video Game console comic spin off can count as this to this webcomic. After all, some of the characters were created by the same multibillionare companies (Microsoft created both Internet Explorer and Xbox, Google created Chrome and Stadia. Technically, they're sisters.)


Also recurring within Merryweatherey and Princess Hinghoi's pages are comics entailing AnthropomorphicPersonification of video game platforms, be it handheld or console or PC.

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Also recurring within Merryweatherey and Princess Hinghoi's pages are comics entailing AnthropomorphicPersonification of video game platforms, be it handheld or console or PC.
PC or cellphone games.


The comic is available on [[https://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/internet-explorer/list?title_no=219164&page=1 Webtoon]] and [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweatherey's Twitter page]].

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The comic is available on [[https://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/internet-explorer/list?title_no=219164&page=1 Webtoon]] and [[https://twitter.com/Merryweatherey Merryweatherey's Twitter page]].
page]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvCtIO1it51jSkZGibS9R3w/videos Comic dubs (in Japanese) are also available in Merryweatherey's youtube channel.]]

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* {{Hypocrite}}: When alone, Google Chrome curses at how Internet Explorer is just like the company that created her, Microsoft, a power-hungry, merciless rival-destroying entity and has many times being marked as 'evil'. Those description actually fit Google Chrome more; although [[VillainHasAPoint she did have a point that Microsoft the company tend to do questionable acts]] (but then again so do Google the company).

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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: The AprilFoolsDay comic had Male!Chrome go from a power-hungry murderer to a lovestruck clingy senpai.

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