Illustration for article titled Cute Characters Get Thirsty, Too
Image: Afternoon News
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In the anime BanG Dream!, the pink bear Michelle is one of the members of the pop group Hello, Happy World! In real life, there is a thirsty cosplayer in there. The result is nightmare fuel.

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Update November 29 - 12:30am: As several readers have kindly pointed out, this is the very thirsty @thegadgetfish:

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Via Afternoon News, here is the full photo which has been circulating on South Korean bulletin boards:

Illustration for article titled Cute Characters Get Thirsty, Too
Image: Afternoon News

Which drew these inevitable comparisons online:

Illustration for article titled Cute Characters Get Thirsty, Too
Screenshot: Vippers
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Illustration for article titled Cute Characters Get Thirsty, Too
Screenshot: Vippers
Illustration for article titled Cute Characters Get Thirsty, Too
Screenshot: Vippers

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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