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Internet Explorer looks shy, which makes sense if you think about all the rejection he has to face everyday. Poor guy.

These gijinka-style browser-tan personifications were all done by Deviantart's ROSEL-D, who, as you can see here, likes to draw these from time to time. They are all fairly low-key—especially when you compare them with other -tan characters, like, say, that magical girl personification of Internet Explorer, or the personification art of Jon Lock.

Here's the five browser-tan in all their glory. In case you can't tell, from top to bottom, they are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari.

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In an earlier piece, ROSEL-D imagines the five browser-tan as the cast of an anime:

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That would be an interesting watch. Head over to ROSEL-D's Deviantart gallery for more.

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