December 21, 2007

Mecha Musume

From Steven's blog, commenting on the -tan profileration...

It's gone well beyond the Strike Witches phenomenon - now everything is up for -tanning. A few examples...

Presumably, from the "Big E" patch, the USS Enterprise
Maid Spitfire, with incongruous Bren gun
A slightly loli Tiger
The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot
Twin Danish battleships, the Peder Skram and Niels Juel
EDIT: Just saw this and had to add it... the Weighted Companion Cube!

I remember once coming across a picture of Enola Gay-tan... complete with stuffed Little Boy. Kind of a haunting image, really, and I wish I'd saved a copy of it. Anyone know where one may be found?

Posted by: Avatar_exADV at 08:05 PM | Comments (3) | Add Comment
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1 That "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot" picture is magnificent! I love that the Hellcat has cat ears. (Of course!)

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at December 21, 2007 09:19 PM (+rSRq)

2

Erm. 

The artist of the Enterprise one missed an opportunity to get her WWII battle pennant (one foot long for every month away from the US) in there as, say, a hair ribbon or something.

When the Big E came home after WWII ended, it was so long they needed balloons to lift it into the air...

Posted by: Wonderduck at December 22, 2007 01:04 AM (jo6bG)

3 I love Mecha, i love Moe, but this stuff can sometimes weird even a nut like me out.

-G

Posted by: firemage at December 26, 2007 09:55 AM (eXNHO)

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