Nasty: The Video Game Character Look is Popular in China

I recently came across an article via Kotaku covering kids turning into video game characters in China. When I started browsing through the pictures I couldn’t believe the obsession these kids have with looking like aliens. Sure, I can see what they mean about video game characters, but I seriously don’t understand how having huge eyes and a small chin appeals to anybody in the real world. These kids look hideous. This is nasty! “Koko” appears to be the alien ring leader. Check out the images below.

[via kotaku]

  • its not that it started in china per se, but actually in japan and its more commonly called the doll look. its where japanese women change their facial appearance (through surgery, make up or photoshop) to make them look like the ball jointed dolls that some otaku are into. like this: