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Since most anime-viewers are big nerds, there are naturally going to be a lot of anime-inspired Internet memes.

Please add entries in the following format:

  • The name of the anime (if it belongs in the "Other" folder).
    • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.


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    General Memes 
  • Referring to anime in general as "Chinese cartoons" Explanation 
    • "Animu" and "mango" are deliberately mangled pronunciations used for similar purposes.
  • Referring to the Japanese language as "Moonspeak" or the written language as "Moonrunes". Explanation 
  • "Special Feeling" note 
  • Watching something for the plot. note 
  • QUALITYExplanation .
  • "____ is mai waifu" Explanation 
    • The male version should be "hasubando" or "hazubando" but is usually just "husbando."
    • An alternate origin could be the Japanese otaku practice of proclaiming a female (or male) character "ore no yome", which means exactly the same thing. A Shout-Out to this practice appeared in Lucky Star.
    • There's even a Mai-Waifu Fansubs, the waifu in this case being Enma Ai.
    • "____ is best girl!" Explanation 
  • Getting isekai'd by Truck-kun Explanation 
  • "Ah, I see that you're a man of culture as well." explanation 
    • "culture" Explanation 
  • Ara Ara... Explanation 
  • FBI OPEN UP! Explanation 
    • Hello, officer? Yes, this person right here. Explanation 
  • S-stupid Meme... I-it's not like I'm spreading you because I like you or anything! *blushes* D-dummy... Explanation 
  • "IT'S A TRAP!" Explanation 
    • Also used in reverse — a woman hiding as a man or bifauxnen is called a "Reverse Trap".
    • Funny thing is that it already overlapped with the whole Trap Card meme, so, you'll usually see photoshopped cards of Bridget and Jun, among other lesser known traps.
    • Similarly, male characters who end up in drag for zany schemes will usually prompt fans to create Wholesome Crossdresser or even outright female personas for them. A famous example is 'Ranko', a false persona Ranma Saotome creates which many fans distanced from the male character.
  • HEALING ANIME Explanation 
  • "Spot The Main Character" Explanation 
  • Anime was a mistake. Explanation 
  • "No Chromo".explanation 
  • The hentai protagonist hairstyle Explanation 
  • [X] yen is about [Y] Norwegian krone. Explanation 
  • Urusai! Urusai! URUSAI!!! Explanation 
  • Every time you bring up real world physics in a discussion about fantasy anime, God kills a Cat Girl. Please, think of the catgirls. Explanation 
  • Onii-chan! My hips are moving on their own! Explanation 
  • "What if 4Kids got ___?" Explanation 
  • GIRUGAMESH! Explanation 
    • And GAYMEN!
  • "I hope sempai notices me"Explanation 
  • The "Dead Mom Side Pony", "Hair Of Death", or "Dead Anime Mom Hair". Explanation 
  • Top 10 Anime Betrayals! explanation 
  • Blonde Hair Girls always win. Explanation 
    • Speaking of that; some fans noted a recent trend of the Blue-haired girls losing as well (Though started from previous series like Re:Zero, it was eventually popularized from the Anime DARLING in the FRANXX).
    • Childhood friend curse Explanation 
  • It's just a blank picture. explanation 
  • This has been brought to you by Ctenosaur Video, no thanks to "Miami Mike" — I remember what you did to me at DragonCon note 
  • Sauce? explanation 
    • (6 digit number) explanation 
      • 177013 explanation 
  • What are you doing, step-bro? explanation 
  • Among Humongous Mecha fans "G is the most powerful/hot-blooded letter of the alphabet". See Gundam (especially G Gundam), GaoGaiGar, Getter Robo, and Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, among others.
  • Not exclusively related to anime but the infamous Finnish dubbing team Agapio Racing Team's Macekre-dub of certain series has achieved meme-like qualities in Finland, especially the emotionless expressions of emotion from Digimon.
    • Examples of this can be found here and here.
  • 2008: "The Year of Dead Snipers". Explanation 
  • SETSUMEI SHIYOU!"Allow me to explain" 
  • Dinner, Bath, or Me?Explanation 

    Bakemonogatari 
  • Bakemonogatari is a slideshow. note 
  • Mispronouncing/misspelling Araragi's name, usually by adding more "ra's" than are necessary. If called out on it, they will respond "Sorry, I stuttered."note 
  • It's an anime about brushing teeth. note 
  • Kaiki is best girl note 
  • Spooky Ougi note 
  • Kami-sama arigatou~ note 
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    Fullmetal Alchemist 
  • When Roy Mustang becomes Fuhrer, all of his female employees will be required to wear TINY MINISKIRTS! Explanation 
    • HE LOVES DOGS! Explanation 
    • And is dead sexy... in a miniskirt! Explanation 
    • And then Vic got Ed's Japanese voice actress Romi Park to say it.
  • FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST! Explanation 
  • THIS MEME HAS BEEN PASSED DOWN THE ARMSTRONG FAMILY FOR GENERATIONS!!! *sparkle* Explanation 
  • King Bradley killed a tank. With a sword. Explanation 
  • Keep calm and look for an ice cream truck. Explanation 
  • The hate for Shou Tucker has pretty much grown to memetic levels, to the point where he is pretty much the weeaboo Antichrist.Explanation 
    • The pain and sorrow felt for Tucker's daughter and dog is commensurate with the hate Tucker garners. Explanation 
    • Making jokes about the fate of Nina Tucker and her dog Alexander in an attempt to Cross the Line Twice is also a common form of trolling.
  • [Insert show name]: Brotherhood. explanation 

    Haruhi Suzumiya 
  • "Nyoro~n" Explanation 
    • And then official Haruhi staff made a series off of it for YouTube, much to the chagrin of the Unpleasable Fanbase, was referenced in the live concert for the show by Taniguchi's voice actor, Minoru Shiraishi, who proclaimed "Nyoro~n! Smoked cheese!", and also in Lucky Star, produced by the same company as Haruhi.
  • Suzumiya Haruhi no Seitenkan Explanation 
  • "Hare Hare Yukai" Explanation 
  • Everyone is Itsuki for Kyon. Explanation 
  • "You made Mikuru cry!" Explanation 
    • Everything makes Mikuru cry. Explanation 
  • Haruhiism Explanation 
  • "We've entered an endless recursion of time." Explanation 
  • "Kyon-kun, denwa." Explanation 
  • "Wawawawasuremono... ore no wasuremono..." Explanation 

    Hellsing 

    Higurashi 
  • "Why can't anyone her horns?" Explanation 
    • "I'd her horns" (NSFW). Explanation 
  • Remember kids, you should tell your friends if you shoot kids for fun. Explanation 
  • Ni-pah! Explanation 
  • "OMOCHIKAERI~!" Explanation 
  • Do you know Oyashiro-Sama? Yes, Hinamizawa. I kill you, you kill me. No, Hinamizawa! Explanation 
  • USO DA! Explanation 
    • Use Soda! Explanation 
  • ANY Evil Laugh in the series will get this. Not only are there a bunch of loop videos of the girls just laughing for ten minutes, there are a bunch of remixes of their laughs, too.
    • Shion's Evil Laugh Explanation 
    • Rena's Evil Laugh Explanation 
  • 4Kids Entertainment became notorious for their infamously Bowdlerized, sanitized and Americanized dubs; hence it spawned Casey and Friends.
    • "Some people who are lactose-intolerant can go to the emergency room!" Explanation 
  • "HE'S TEPPEI!" Explanation 

    Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha 
  • FULL POWER ABSOLUTE DESTRUCTION! Explanation 
  • "Shall I... cool your head a little?" Explanation 
  • White Devil Explanation 
  • Playstation Vita. Explanation 
    • The extraordinary popularity of overdubbing scenes from the show with the soundtrack of mecha shows, including but not limited to Subaru's Final Fusion.
    • To the point that in Japan, Subaru is more commonly known as GaoGaiGar-tan, since she is well, a walking homage to the aforementioned series.
  • Rainbows are straighter than Subaru. Explanation 
  • Befriending. Explanation 
    • This has reached the point where if it involves making friends, Nanoha becomes a Memetic Badass who could make Chuck Norris wet himself. This naturally makes one wonder, if this is how she treats people she wants to be friends with, what would she be capable of against someone for whom she really wanted to bring the pain.
  • Erio, the biggest playah. Explanation 
  • "Listen or be shot." Explanation 
  • Nanoha is a Gundam disguised as a Magical Girl!Explanation 

    Tiger & Bunny 
  • A few episodes into Tiger & Bunny, a couple of fans noticed that Kotetsu's goatee looked, shall we say, adorable. And thus the legendary catbeard was born.
  • Batman's "MY PARENTS ARE DEEEEAAADDDDD!!!!!" meme has also been adopted for Barnaby. Altering famous Batman comic panels to make them about Barnaby also seems popular.
  • "X! And X again!"Explanation 
  • Since episode 15, many a crack has been made about Keith Goodman/Sky High's incredibly obvious status as a clueless virgin. The 4th drama CD has only encouraged them.
  • "Goddammit, Sunrise. Stop doing this to us."Explanation 
    • "I must have that delicious Oyaji Moe scent!"Explanation 
    • Sold out in X seconds Explanation 
  • "Is it Saturday yet?"Explanation 
  • After unwittingly winning the affection of not one but three tsundere (Karina, Barnaby and his own wife, Tomoe), the fandom has concluded that Kotetsu has magical tsundere-attracting powers.
  • "Yes, yes, Baaahnaby. Jut out your hips more." Explanation 
  • After the twenty fourth episode (wherein Barnaby confesses that he's been learning how to make Kotetsu's Trademark Favorite Food, among other things, while begging him not to die), Kotetsu's preoccupation with fried rice didn't just become a meme - it became an international event
  • Being Bison is suffering. Explanation 

    Other 
  • Aikatsu!:
    • The axe scene from the Christmas specials. Explanation 
    • "Eyecuts, eyecuts!" Explanation 
    • "Kiyohara, this is absolutely unforgivable!" Explanation 
  • Akame ga Kill!:
    • Prepare to see forums involving the word "deathflag" due to the large amount of major characters dying.
    • A translation of the title: Akame Kills!
    • The imageboards noted how Akame in the anime adaptation kinda physically resembles Seitokai Yakuindomo's Shino, especially when making chibi faces, and just ran with it.
    • Justice! A reference to Seryu's obsession with bringing justice to criminals; the girl can barely utter a sentence without the word justice in it.
  • AKIRA gives us this gem: "TETSUOOOOOOOOO!!" "KANEDAAAAAAAAAAA!!" Explanation 
  • Angel Beats!: Itsumo Hitori... Explanation 
  • Assassination Classroom:
    • Ansatsu Kyoushitsu is an assassination manga.note 
    • A lot of the Class-E nicknames have become favorites for readers to refer them as. "Justice", "Tsundere Sniper", "Adult Game Protagonist", and "Forever Zero" are usually the most used.
    • Reactions to Chapter 128 became very common after the chapter release. There's even a Pixiv tag dedicated to it.
    • Civil Warnote 
    • Invincible Teachernote 
    • "I GAVE YOU POPSICLES!"note 
    • Perversion... can save the world.note 
  • Baccano!: THANK YOU, FUCK YOU, THE STAR IS HERE! Explanation 
  • Baoh: "Baoh has a laser cannon!" note 
  • Black Butler:
    • "Yes, my lord." Explanation 
    • Sebastian is a pedo-demon. Explanation 
    • Ciel in a box/Box-chan. Explanation 
  • Black Lagoon: Amen, hallelujah, and peanut butter. Explanation 
    • YOU GOT FUCKED!!! Explanation 
  • Blend-S:
    • "S stands for..." Explanation .
    • Since the reveal of Sora Tokui voicing Hideri, a male-to-female transvestite who sees himself as an Idol Singer, jokes about Love Live!'s Yazawa Nico being a crossdresser went flying.
  • Blood-C:
    • BEST COMEDY OF THE YEAR, MAN! Explanation 
    • "Protection." Gonna get "protected." Explanation 
  • Boku no Pico:
    • Don't watch an anime called Boku / YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Explanation 
    • Related meme: "Recommend me an anime." (Roughly 90% of answers will be Boku no Pico.)
  • The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird: "Is this a pigeon?" explanation 
  • The second half of Bunny Drop is so infamously hated (let's put it this way: neither the anime nor the live-action film adapted the second half) that it led to the term "Usagi Dropped" (Usagi Drop, of course, being the Japanese name), for when you warn someone that the ending of a series is terrible.
  • Carole & Tuesday: Galactic Mermaid Explanation 
  • Case Closed:
    • I'm _____, tantei sa! Explanation 
    • This troper learned to do that in Hawaii! Explanation 
    • Oi oi oi! Explanation 
    • Fishing line. Most letal weapon ever! Explanation 
      • Fishers need firearm licenses.
      • No fishing line, no crime.
  • CLANNAD:
    • The ending sequence from , the touching "Dango Daikazoku", has been made into hundreds of different versions.
    • The opening theme of Clannad ~After Story~, Toki wo Kizamu Uta, has a tendency to be remade with any anime that has a Improbably Female Cast, any other work of Key/Visual Arts, or just any work in general.
    • Tomoya seems to be known to some as "the Clannadman". (Related expression: "You will never be the Clannadman!")
    • Fuuko's love of starfish has reached memetic levels. "HITODEEE~~~!<3"
  • Cowboy Bebop:
    • ...Bang. Explanation 
    • SPIKE DIES! Explanation 
    • See you, space cowboy. Explanation 
      • See you, Space Samurai
  • Cross Ange:
    • Nana wills it!Explanation .
    • MERELY PRETENDINGExplanation 
    • Gassing the sub with no survivors!Explanation 
    • Embryo's no face, looking like a stick, and floating out of place with his line "What a boring plot." is also getting there. Made even more hilarious thanks to how fans perceive the second season.
    • STRONG, INTELLIGENT WOMENExplanation 
    • What is Jesus Yamato doing in Cross Ange?!Explanation 
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba unofficially crossed over with The Promised Neverland, Zenitsu X Sister Krone are a thing, really. In Japan a meme surfaced in 2017 that briefly crossed over the two series above, an image edit of Zenitsu being scared witless of Sister Krone made its rounds in Japanese imageboards, to the point Zenitsu somehow was voted the 29th most popular character in The Promised Neverland for its first official poll, while Sister Krone was voted the 59th most popular character in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba for its first official poll; the meme persisted in 2020, as the series 2nd official poll still got its votes for Sister Krone, even rose to 49th place. Going even further the meme was in fact recognized by Shueisha itself in 2019, as they made a gigantic mural with hundreds of Shonen Jump characters being all over a school building, Zenitsu and Krone were paired together alone, creating the same effect of Zenitsu being scared of Krone as she looms behind him.
  • The art for the ending of Destiny of the Shrine Maiden has been parodied by a lot of fan artists.

  • Doctor Slump:
    • N'cha! Explanation 
    • Hoyoyoyo/Ayayaya Explanation 
    • KIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNN Explanation 
    • Arale's glasses have also become memetic to the point where "Arare Megane" refers to any pair of round glasses similar to the ones Arale wears.
    • pupipupipupipupi Explanation 
  • Dr. Stone:
    • In some circles, calling the series a "Bara manga". At first, it was just to make fun of the highly detailed muscles of the characters in lighthearted fun, but then it increased with the "we'll become the Adam and Eve of this Stone world" part which doesn't mean what you think it means.
    • After currying favor with the village, one of the girls approaches Senku, asking him what type of girl he likes. His response is "a girl who can blow a lot of oxygen into a furnace." The fans then proceeded to take that response and run with it.
    • Gen's alliance with Senku over the promise of a bottle of cola leads to comparisons with "I'll give you a cola" from Kaguya-sama: Love is War.
    • Senku and his group giving a blank stare is widely used as a popular reaction image.
    • In Japan, it's a meme to call Gen Senku's wife and one of the heroines of the series.
  • The Enigma of Amigara Fault:
  • Eromanga Sensei: Megumi likes dicks. explanation 
  • F-Zero: GP Legend: "WATASHI WA SHINAN- SHINAN ZO!" "FARUKON PAUNCH!" Explanation 
  • Fairy Tail:
    • It's all Sting's fault! Explanation 
    • ______ is actually Jellal! Explanation 
    • Wow~!Explanation 
  • Food Wars!:
    • Food Wars! is a cooking manga Explanation 
    • Foodgasm. Explanation 
    • Poor turtle. Explanation 
  • The creepy face Yuno makes at the end of the first episode of Future Diary. It's gotten to the point where it's gotten its own tags on Pixiv (恍惚のヤンデレポーズ, lit. "yandere pose of ecstasy") and Danbooru (yandere_trance).
    • GONNA PROTECT THE SHIT OUT OF YOU Explanation 
  • Backbeard, noted Celtic eyeball monster and Gegege No Kitaro villain, has become associated with criticism of lolicons. Explanation 
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex:
    • The Laughing Man is an in-universe example. Explanation (spoilers) 
    • He's become quite the meme in Real Life, too. Especially his unmistakable logo.
  • Girls und Panzer:
    • "Panzer vor means Panzer Vor!" Explanation 
    • "This too is sensha-do" Explanation 
  • Golden Kamuy:
    • "Golden Kamuy is a cooking manga" Explanation 
    • Golden Kamuy is full of crazy people (変態 hentai). Explanation 
    • Is this Bara? Explanation 
    • Anime viewers will often complain about the bad CG work used for bears, even though the production team tried to justify it.
    • "The lone mecha fan, pictured here fighting against the tide of CG mechs, colorized 2018"
    • The fact that Shiton Anehata's name is a pun of Ernest Thomson Seton, a founding member of the Boy Scouts of America.Explanation 
  • Great Teacher Onizuka: 'Worried Uchiyamada'Explanation 
  • Guilty Crown:
    • Dropped every week. Explanation 
    • Shoe... Explanation 
  • Haikyuu!!: "You should have come to Shiratorizawa." explanation 
    • Farmer!Ushijima. explanation 
    • Oya? Oya oya. Oya oya oya. explanation 
    • Go go let's go let's go Dateko explanation 
  • Hidamari Sketch:
    • "OW MY NUTBLADDER!" Explanation 
    • |___________| Explanation 
  • Itadaki! Seieki♥ (Vampire Vixen in English): "Hot stuff is coming out" explanation 
  • Kämpfer: Natsurium, The densest material known to man. Explanation 
  • Kotoura-san:
    • COMEDY!Explanation 
    • MOTHER OF THE YEARExplanation 
    • The ride never ends!Explanation (Spoilers warning!) 
    • Koshi Koshi Koshi!/ Rub, rub, rub!Explanation 
    • Kotoura-san has 12 seasons.Explanation 
  • Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing: In Soviet Anatoray, ship steals YOU! Explanation 
  • Macross:
  • Maria Watches Over Us:
    • "You should tie your scarf in a proper knot." Explanation 
  • Mazinger Z:
  • Metal Armor Dragonar:
    • ↑←↑Explanation 
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid:
    • Don't lewd the dragons. explanation 
    • Milf Coded Explanation 
    • I'm going to jail! Explanation 
  • The My Neighbor Totoro visual where Satsuki, Mei, and Totoro are waiting at a bus stop is extremely parodied.
  • Negima! Magister Negi Magi:
    • "Sai-shou-dou-kin!?". Explanation 
    • Pactioooooooo!!' Explanation 
    • Everyone is Shotacon for Negi. Explanation 
    • Akamatsu's really hot wife demands HIATUS. Explanation 
  • No. 6 is filled Ho Yay between Sion and Nezumi, so its fans sarcastically remark "THIS ANIME IS VERY HETEROSEXUAL."
    • Sion's sperm is all for Nezumi. Explanation 
  • Not from the anime itself, but from the English dub outtakes of Noein:
    "C-Crispin Freeman! Get out of my bedroom!"
    • This gag continued in the outtakes for Durarara!!
    "Because you're Yuri Lowenthal and I'm in your bedroom again."
  • Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!:
    • "She's an Eldritch Abomination, not your waifu!" explanation 
    • (」・ω・)」うー!(/・ω・)/にゃー! explanation 
    • \(・ω・\)SAN値!(/・ω・)/ピンチ! \(・ω・\)SAN値!(/・ω・)/ピンチ! explanation 
      • Sons of bitches! Sons of bitches! explanation 
  • Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt:
  • Penguindrum:
    • SURVIVAL STRATEGY! Explanation 
    • VIVA MUFFLER! Explanation 
    • FABULOUS MAX! Explanation 
    • Making photoshops of Shoma's very Off-Model face from episode 10 has become quite popular in some Image Boards.
      • As of episode 16, doing the same with a certain shot that shows the return of the Princess of the Crystal is starting to go that way too.
    • Shouma is mai waifu. Explanation 
    • Lol wut? u mad? Explanation 
    • Everyone is getting NTR'd. Explanation 
    • HEY MR. PRESIDENT, WATCH OUT! Explanation 
    • Himari no tame ni! Explanation 
    • Shibireru darou? Explanation 
    • Mario will never be relevant. Explanation 
    • IIIIIKUUUUUHAAAAAARAAAAAAAAAAA!!! Explanation 
  • The Pet Girl of Sakurasou: Plan CExplanation 
  • Similar to the Loituma Girl cartoon, a looped short clip of Mai and Mii dancing from the Popotan H-game opening was set to "Caramelldansen" by the Swedish Eurodance group Caramell. Thus the Caramelldansen Vid meme. Any videos that fit that trope should be listed there.
  • Pretty Series:
    • PriPara:
      • Laala being shocked as two layers of text cover her head. Explanation 
    • Kiratto Pri☆Chan:
      • Glitch MiraiExplanation 
      • "YABAI CAUTION!" Explanation 
      • "Congratulations!" "Huh? You were waiting for me to come out of the bathroom?" Explanation 
      • "A-ka-gi..." "Growl!" "A-ka-gi..." "Growl!" "Animal park!" "Opening soon-desuwa!" Explanation 
      • "The earthquake caused Meltic Star to win!" Explanation 
    • For some reason, the plush of Daia sold at Prism Stone became a meme across Twitter, with many people editing images of the plush into other images and making jokes about it. People even made fan-edits of a version based on the "image change" Daia has later on in season 2.
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets:
    • Ichika being associated with snakes.explanation (spoilers) 
    • "Runaway train of love".explanation 
    • Yotsuba being The Chessmaster; fans often joke that she is playing 4D chess.explanation 
    • EATsuki.explanation 
    • "Bros before quints".explanation 
  • Ranma ½: Rumiko's Reply: "I don't think about such things, and neither should you!"Explanation 
  • Re:Zero:
    • "I love Emilia." explanation 
    • Rem is Best Girl. explanation 
    • "Who's Rem?" explanation (spoilers) 
    • "It's a bodily fluid of mine" explanation .
  • Reborn! (2004): "Juudaime!" Explanation 
  • Requiem from the Darkness: It has become popular on several sites to, whenever Ogin gets mentioned, talk about her amazing assets by ending the sentence with "and that is a very good thing." Explanation 
  • In any nonserious artbook or doujin for Ronin Warriors - and even some of the serious - one of two things from the image CDs is bound to be referenced: Seiji/Sage really loves pumpkin, and Touma/Rowen is a terrible singer.
  • Rozen Maiden:
    • "desu". Explanation 
    • You mean de geso? Explanation 
      • You mean the inknovative translation? Explanation 
  • Rurouni Kenshin: "FUTAE NO KIWAMI, AAAAAAAAAAH!" Explanation 
  • From Saint Seiya:
    • "DANCEN ROSAS PIRAÑAAS, AAAAAAAAH!" Explanation 
    • ANOTHER DIMENSION! Explanation 
    • Shiryu amigo! Explanation 
      • Que bom, Hyoga. Explanation 
    • What happens in the Libra Temple stays in the Libra Temple. Explanation 
  • Thanks to the characters in Saki never showing any panties even in angles where a Panty Shot should appear (naked flesh is shown instead), Japanese fans in 2chan have declared that "Saki is not wearing any".
  • Sally the Witch: "Mahariku Maharita Yanbara Yan!" Explanation 
  • Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei: Make yourself taller Explanation 
    • I'm in despair!X has left me in despair! Explanation 
  • School Days:
    • NICE BOAT! Explanation 
    • The "Magical Heart Kokoro-chan" OVA episode gives a quite deliberate Shout-Out to the meme, featuring a lifeboat labeled "NICE BOAT" drifting down a river of blood...
    • And then Kadokawa posted up a short clip of a (admittedly quite nice looking) sailboat with the words "It's not finished yet" (or something to that effect) the day Haruhi-chan was supposed to start.
  • Sonic X: GOTTA GO FAST! Explanation 
  • Space Battleship Yamato: "Earth has only [X] days to live!" Explanation 
  • Space Runaway Ideon: "Ideon destroyed the universe!!!" Explanation 
    • It doesn't help that in Super Robot Wars Alpha 3, they said the universe would be destroyed if Ideon went out of control.
  • Spice and Wolf:
    • I watch it for the economics. Explanation 
    • Stupid Potato! Explanation 
  • Soul Eater: GODDAMMITSHIT Explanation 
    • FOOLS! Explanation 
    • MY LEGEND BEGAN IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY!Explanation 
    • (ﺧ益ﺨ)Explanation 
  • Steins;Gate:
  • "CHRISTINA" Explanation 
  • "Dr Pepper" Explanation 
  • "I am Mad Scientist, It's so cool sonuvabitch"Explanation 
  • Tuturu~ Explanation 
  • Daga otoko da!Explanation 
  • Super Robot Wars Alpha 2: Symmetrical Docking Explanation 
  • Tada Never Falls in Love:
    • Several Love Live! fans jokingly note Alexandra Magritte's resemblance to Maki Nishikino.
    • Many fans joked about that one ending from Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi (or Aldnoah.Zero) after they realized that Teresa needs to return to her hometown to marry Charles instead of staying with Tada. The comparison came to a halt after Teresa finally decides to stay on Tada's side in the finale.
  • Taisho Baseball Girls: "KOUME! It's eight of clock! WAKE UP!" Explanation 
  • Tekkaman will deactivate that giant robot with his SPACE LANCE! Maybe the SPACE LAN- Oh, it slipped! I've got to get this GIANT ARM off me! IT'S SO HEAVY! Explanation 
  • More known in Japan, but the final shot in Tomorrow's Joe where Joe slumps over in the ring in his corner, dead after his final match has become one of the most well known and well remembered images in Japanese pop culture history.
  • Tsubasa -RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE-: "JUST AS CLAMPED!" Explanation 
    • Tsubasa's manga also brings us the fan pairing of Apple-kun/Freckle-chan. Explanation 
  • Similar to the Rambo example in the film section, in the 1970s Ferdinand Marcos' regime banned Super Robot show Voltes V in the Philippines, officially because of excessive violence, but really because the heroes were rebels fighting a brutal dictator. Voltes V proceeded to be adopted as a mascot by Filipino rebels.
  • The World God Only Knows: "I can see the ending!"note 
  • Yo-Kai Watch: "This has to be the work of a Yo-Kai!" Explanation 
    • Blue Eyes White Dragon Explanation 

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