ISISchan USA

#ISISchan is an internet meme initiated in Japan - basic criteria were set up by a group and everyone was invited to make their own.  Her tag line is "knives are for cutting melon" (as opposed to being for killing people). 
 
I discovered her in Spring 2015 and offered to try to help explain about the meme in English. She is about de-fanging ISIS by making them look silly. It's NOT about confronting ISIS - she is not intended for their consumption.  She had a lot of press coverage over the summer of 2015 (see list below copied from her tumblr)

You can find #ISISchan on Twitter by searching the hashtag


Other places: 

http://isis-chan2chan.tumblr.com/

http://usalovesisischan.tumblr.com/

https://www.pinterest.com/isischan2chmx2/

https://www.pinterest.com/genknoxx/isis-chan-knives-are-for-cutting-melon/


telegram.me/ISISchan (you need to get a Telegram account to view this content)



            

           


  



Media coverage about “ISIS-chan” in July 2015 (from tumblr - link above)

< English >
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-33608369
http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/1.667297
http://kotaku.com/japanese-twitter-users-go-after-isis-with-anime-girls-1719455505
http://money.cnn.com/2015/07/23/technology/isis-chan/index.html
http://www.hopesandfears.com/hopes/now/internet/215471-isis-chan-anonymous-anime
http://sputniknews.com/world/20150725/1025027803.html
http://www.icygeek.com/index.php/2015/07/27/otakus-troll-isis-with-isischan/
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2015/07/29/Japanese-twitter-campaign-to-assault-ISIS-with-cuteness.html
http://www.albawaba.com/loop/japanese-%E2%80%98isis-chan%E2%80%99-trolling-daesh-hashtags-cute-cartoons-and-it%E2%80%99s-amazing-724808
http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2015/07/29/Moe-ammo-in-fight-against-IS/
http://www.cambiarnews.com/news/japanese-twitter-campaign-against-isis/3318

< Japanese >
http://www.huffingtonpost.jp/2015/07/21/isis-chan-anonymous_n_7845338.html
http://nlab.itmedia.co.jp/nl/articles/1507/22/news090.html
http://jp.sputniknews.com/japan/20150723/628936.html
http://www.cnn.co.jp/tech/35067864.html
http://www.iza.ne.jp/topics/world/world-7565-m.html

< Arabic >
http://arabic.cnn.com/entertainment/2015/07/25/gallery-isis-chan
http://arabdemocrat.com/ar/?p=5097

< Indonesian >
http://news.okezone.com/read/2015/07/29/18/1187047/isis-chan-jepang-lawan-isis-lewat-anime
http://teknologi.metrotvnews.com/read/2015/07/29/151726/isis-chan-fenomena-internet-untuk-saingi-isis-di-dunia-maya

< Thai >
http://anitime.in.th/news/news-hackers-anonymous-encountered-isis-with-isis-chan/

< French >
http://www.lefigaro.fr/secteur/high-tech/2015/07/22/32001-20150722ARTFIG00258-sur-twitter-anonymous-attaque-la-propagande-de-l-etat-islamique-avec-des-mangas.php
http://www.rtl.fr/actu/international/anonymous-combat-l-etat-islamique-grace-a-des-mangas-7779189172

< Spanish >
http://www.sdpnoticias.com/sorprendente/2015/07/21/otakus-se-enfrentan-al-estado-islamico-con-dibujos-estilo-anime
http://www.nexofin.com/notas/314516-anonymous-hackeo-cuentas-de-twitter-de-miembros-de-isis-n-/

< Chinese >
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/science/2015/07/150722_anonymous_islamic_state

< Russian >
http://www.siapress.ru/news/47114

There are some misinformation in some reports.


To get  more accurate or detailed informations:

https://twitter.com/isisvipper
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/isis-chan
http://isis.wiki.fc2.com/wiki/%E3%83%88%E3%83%83%E3%83%97%E3%83%9A%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B8

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