No Anime Penguin

No Anime Penguin

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No Anime Penguin refers to a stock 3D rendering of a cartoon penguin dressed as a police officer and captioned "No Anime." It is generally used as an ironic reaction image to posts about anime.


The image of the penguin likely comes from a series of stock photographs featuring 3D renderings of penguins in various costumes (shown below).[1]

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The earliest known usage of the "No Anime Penguin" was scrapped from a deleted post on Imgur on December 8th, 2017 by[2] The post (shown below) is captioned "When your friend asks you if you want to see The Incredibles 2, but you're on a diet."

When your friend asks if you want to go see The Incredibles 2, but you're on a diet No anime


The following year, on March 28th, 2018, Redditor [3] FarGuardian posted another 3Dalia penguin with a "no anime"-inspired caption. They wrote over a cowboy penguin, "Move along, citizen. There is no anime to see here." The post (shown below, left) received more than 3,300 points (96% upvoted) and 50 comments in six months.

On June 16th, 2018, YouTuber apandah posted a meme review of the image. The post (shown below, right) received more than 255,000 views in in three months.


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