This is Hitmonchan. For years now, some people have been saying they see the character’s butt in Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow. How is that even possible?! Let’s find out.

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Here’s how Hitmonchan first appears.

[Image via morisan10nin]

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While I think it’s pretty easy to see two boxing gloves, some people apparently see one glove covering a bashful face and a giant bulbous butt. Though, there are those who see a round back.

[Image via morisan10nin]

The topic recently came up on Japanese bulletin board 2ch, and here are simple drawings to explain why the butt can be seen, with double cheeks added for emphasis only.

[Image: 2ch]

[Image: 2ch]

[Image: 2ch]

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There’s even those see a bubble butt in back and a round nose with a pointed beak in front.

The drawing by net user C.D.I.place that reads 正 on the right is the correct way to see Hitmonchan, while the one on the left that reads 誤 is not.

[Image: C.D.I.placeのブログ]

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And now I cannot unsee Hitmonchan butt.

[Image: 2ch]

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