vancouvermoose - There is nothing that Japan cannot make cute
Jan. 25th, 2011 09:03 am There is nothing that Japan cannot make cute
She's a cockroach.
I had previously seen a few pictures from the manga series Gokicha!. Now I've read that there will be an anime series. However, the anime is going to be targeted at mobile phones in Japan, so I don't know if that means it will also be online or what. I may not be able to watch it.
In 2010, there was a lot of anime featuring cute animals that are not usually considered cute. For example, just today I watched Kuragehime (lit. "Jellyfish Princess"), a recent series which involves a talking jellyfish.
Also, a big hit from last year was Shinryaku! Ika Musume (lit. "Invasion! Squid Girl"), about a squid who comes to invade the surface world. Unfortunately (for her), she greatly underestimates the task and is woefully unsuccessful. She does have a lot of talents though. Here's a gif of her using her tendrils to play the drums: