Imaichi-tan Anything But Lacking in Moe…

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The Kobe Shimbun’s introduction of the decidedly malformed character moe enthusiasts soon dubbed “Ima-ichi Moenai Musume” (“lacking-in-moe-girl”), or Imaichi-san for short, has proven something of a hit, with her very failure to be moe in itself paradoxically becoming a source of extreme moe.

Naturally many artists have been compelled to explore ways of depicting her moe characteristics more obviously, with some extreme success evident in the below illustrations:

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