what the differnce?

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what the differnce?

Postby Zeke365 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:00 am

I would like to know what the difference between moe, loli, and kwaii anime and what separates them?
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Re: what the differnce?

Postby Xeno » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:10 pm

Loli (short for lolicon) is the sexualizing of little girls. This can be anywhere from actually showing them engaging in sexual acts to just appearing in a way that, if they were older, be considered tantalizing to men. There is also shota, which is the same thing, but with little boys instead of little girls.
I can't really give you a suggestion of a show that has this since I don't watch this kind of garbage, but just imagine if Renge from Non Non Biyori was placed into an H-game, that's loli.

Moe is kind of like lolicon, but adolescent girls. You find this in a lot of anime and even more in Japanese RPGs. Beyond just hypersexualizing barely pubescent girls, it is also used as a term to describe when girls are done in an overly "cute" way in how they dress, do their hair, etc.
K-On! would be an example of moe.

Kawaii literally just means cute/adorable, anything can be this.
I think Nu Gundam is kawaii.
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Re: what the differnce?

Postby skreyola » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:14 pm

Xeno wrote:just imagine if Renge from Non Non Biyori was placed into an H-game

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