On January 24th, 2015, a user on 2channel’s /news4vip/ board submitted a thread titled “Let’s make ISIS into a moe girl and send it to them!” with the intention of Google Bombing the search engine’s image search results for “ISIS” with anime character illustrations." Soon, the physical features and personality of the proposal character were determined through “anchor designation,” a popular forum game in which the specifications of a proposed idea are randomly selected through a lottery of specific post numbers as pre-designated by the original poster. Within first three hours, the post garnered 1,000 replies.
We can laugh at this and go WTF Japan all we want but this may actually be a stroke of genius. ISIS wants to be taken seriously and be seen as a huge threat, they’re terrorists after all. It’s kinda hard to take a group seriously if you google them or something and the f