Internet, Networking, & Security Around the Web The 10 Best Anime Memes Your senpai will notice you after you use these anime memes Share PINTEREST Email Print FUNimation Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers Cloud Services Error Messages Home Networking 5G Antivirus VPN Web Development Around the Web Learn More By Brad Stephenson Updated January 23, 2020 From Pokemon and Sailor Moon to Dragon Ball Z and Studio Ghibli, anime films and series have produced some of the funniest internet memes that you'll ever see on social media. What Do Anime Memes Mean Anime memes, like most memes, often use an image from an anime series to make an observation about everyday life or a direct comment on the series or film from which the image is taken. Many anime memes will only make sense to those that are well versed in a particular franchise. How Are Anime Memes Used? Anime memes are usually shared on social networks simply as a joke. Due to the knowledge required to understand a lot of the references though, most anime memes go well over the average person's head. Here are some examples of how anime memes are used and what sort of images and text accompany them. Examples of Anime Memes Example #1 Image: Sailor Moon character, Moonlight Knight, making a dramatic entrance on a theatre stage.Text: "Paint me like one of your French girls"Meaning: This Sailor Moon anime character is famous for making over-the-top entrances in the series that often look like he's waiting to have his photo taken. This call back to the famous drawing scene from Titanic ties it all together by making it look like he actually is posing on purpose. Example #2 Image: Three people pointing and laughing at a woman.Text: "People who watch anime" "Me, who also watches anime"Meaning: This text has become an internet meme of its own and it's always used on images like this to show how a lot of the people who tease others for watching anime also watch anime series themselves. This meme image can also be used as a self-own when you might say something bad about nerds at an anime convention but then turn on your TV and catch the latest episode of Attack on Titan or Pokemon. Example #3 Image: Jurassic Park raptor meme image.Text: "Can Pokemon only say their name? Or are they named after the only thing they say?"Meaning: The always funny Thinking Raptor meme is often used to share a profound thought about something. Here the creator wonders if Pokemon, who can usually only say one thing, are saying their name or if people have named them after the sound they make. There are anime memes for almost every anime movie and TV series ever made so it's impossible to collect all of them in one place. Here are some of our favorites that we've found floating the interwebs though that we think are worth a share. 01 of 13 Facts Don't Care About Your Feelings You can't argue with these facts. 02 of 13 When a Regular Umbrella Just Won't Do Guess he's a fan of Studio Ghibli's My Neighbor Totoro then. 03 of 13 Anime Can Take All My Money Are Digimon and Pokemon really that similar? Okay, maybe some of the newer Pokemon do look like Digimon. 04 of 13 Remember When Anime Was Called Japanimation?' The 1980's were another time for anime fans in America. It wasn't even called anime back then. 05 of 13 Do You Get This Reference? Only true Pokemon Masters will understand this hilarious meme. Hint: It's to do with one of Gengar's attacks in the Pokemon anime and video agmes. 06 of 13 Look at Your Boyfriend Now Look at Me It all makes sense now. Tuxedo Mask wears Old Spice! That's why all the Sailor Scouts dig him so much. 07 of 13 No Face but Lots of Talent It's good to see No Face having a successful career after Chihiro left the spirit world in Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away. 08 of 13 Too Much Anime? Some people might tell you that staying up all night watching anime is bad for you. They would be wrong. 09 of 13 Pokemon Names or Sounds? The Jurassic Park raptor meme raises a good point! Do Pokemon say their names or do we just call them by the sound they make? Hmmm... 10 of 13 So Serious The Sailor Moon anime's Moonlight Knight was almost as dramatic as Tuxedo Mask. It's almost as if they're the same person or something. 11 of 13 What a Loser Anime is just for losers. Also, we all love watching Attack on Titan. 12 of 13 Too. Many. Bird. Pokemon! Nothing ruins a Pokemon Trainers day more than repel wearing off. 13 of 13 Next Level Nerdery Are you just a regular anime weeb? Time to take your obsession to an entirely new level and watch everything in Japanese!