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Valentine's Day Greetings — Anime Style 2017

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

Valentine's Day has come again, and women throughout Japan are giving chocolate to men in their lives. However, recent trends are allowing for more Japanese people to enjoy chocolate confections today. Sometimes friends give each other chocolate on this day of love in Japan, and favored teachers may even receive sweet gifts. As always, the world of Japanese pop culture is also sending Valentine's Day messages to fans.

Here are some Valentine messages from the realm of Japanese anime, manga, and video games:

Akiba's Trip: The Animation



CHIYOMARU STUDIO

Artists contributed special illustrations of Chaos;Child game characters.








Creamy Mami



Crunchyroll

The streaming service's Twitter has many more anime-themed Valentines here.






Detective Conan

Fans are asked to give chocolate through Shogakukan's official Detective Conan app for a special campaign. Weekly Shonen Sunday's official Detective Conan Twitter account says the favor will be returned on White Day.


Frame Arms Girl



Takuya Fujima



Hinako Note



Is the order a rabbit?

February 14 is Rize's birthday.


Naoko Kodama (NTR: Netsuzou Trap)



Riko Korie



Magical Girl Raising Project



Suzuko Mimori

"Valentine! It's brush-shaped chocolate! That's a lie! I'm hungry!"


Yoshikazu Miyao (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad director)



Hiro Mashima





Tsubaki Nekoi



New Game!



Pokémon

The official Pokémon Facebook page has loads more Valentines here.




Poni-Pachet



Shaft





Masafumi Tamura

February 14 is the birthday of SoniAni: Super Sonico the Animation's Suzu Fujimi (voiced by Mai Goto).


Trigger



Sumire Uesaka Official Fan Club



Yumeiro Cast



Yuri!!! on Ice

February 14 is the birthday of Swiss skater Cristophe Giacometti.


[Via MoCa News]


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