Japan is crazy on the internet!
December 2, 2004 6:34 PM Subscribe
--feel the fury of 2ch
, Japan's largest message board
. Not only have bus hijackings
) and group suicides been announced there, but 2ch helped spawn a world of memes and spin-off sites. The likes of pancake bunny
) and roflcopter
have been breeding freely in the English-language mirror-world 2ch would help create. There is the (frequently disgusting and sexual) spin-off image board 4chan
(English), which is a legend in its own right, plus many other *chans you'd rather not see. (See also the Japanese Futaba Channel
.) Obviously Something Awful goons had their fingers in the 4chan pie.
posted by Kleptophoria! (19 comments total)