Nose Point

Have you ever realized that recently the moe anime characters usually only have a point, a simple black dot, as their noses? This has been brought up by 2ch peeps which I read from もえなす blog.

Dots

Dots

Of course that people start discussing that it’s one of some moe traits.

Nose

Nose

Because nose is not related to any face expression since it is a part of physical appearance.

Her ears are on top of the head you idiot

Her ears are on top of the head you idiot

But people also have pointed out that with a proper nose being drawn, a character can still be a moe character.

Moe nose but derp face

Moe nose but derp face

Like this.

Lost nose, literally

Lost nose, literally

This.

Snake nose

Snake nose

And this.

Cat nose

Cat nose

But we certainly do not want this.

Bullshit nose

Bullshit nose

Below this is the evolution of anime noses that considered to be moe:

Original moe nose

Original moe nose

Some holes

Some holes

The dot

The dot

Recent fad

Recent fad

So a character without a nose can be a moe character depended on how the artists and authors depicted them. With more and more moe anime being produced, we are expecting the moeism to be evolved into far more interesting.

The future of moe

The future of moe

Kaiji is not moe. Don’t ask why.

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