27 Feb


Kawaii Blog

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the difference about northern American’s emoticons are vertical 🙂 and in Japanese they do it sideways like all those above. In japan they called those “顔文字” (かおもじ – kaomoji).

“In the middle of June, goo Ranking surveyed its readers by means of a public internet questionnaire on what emoticons, or smilies, they often used in mail from their personal computers.” and here is the result (via what japan thinks.com)

Ranking results

Q: What 顔文字, kaomoji, emoticons do you often use in mail sent from your personal computer?
Rank Emoticon Score Emotion
1 (^_^) or (^_^)v, etc 100 Laughing
2 (>_ 66.4 Troubled
3 (^_^;) 54.4 Troubled
4 (ToT) 53.3 Crying
5 m(_ _)m 52.9 Apologising
6 (^^ゞ or (^^;) 38.3 Shy
7 ( ̄ー ̄) 20.6 Grinning
8 (≧∇≦)/ 18.9 Joyful
9 ( ̄□ ̄;) 18.9 Surprised

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