Kisekae has become a mysterious beast amongst graphic artists. Once a well-known artform amongst online anime and manga fans, KiSS sets - that is, interactive data sets made for the Kisekae Set System - have declined in popularity over the years, largely replaced by more accessible Flash dressup games and "character creators" which appeal to artists and non-artists alike. Most younger artists, anime-inspired or otherwise, have no concept of what a "KiSS Doll" is - or worse, think the term is synonymous with pixel "dollz", or represents low-quality anime-styled pixel art.
KiSS has not, however, been forgotten. A significant community of fans and creators still exists, mostly grown out of OtakuWorld and its Big KiSS Page, and their forums. Recently, there has been a renewed push for activity and recognition from within the community, including the idea that the KiSS community needs to exis