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The Bishoujo Sushi that Ate Twitter

Sushi Art Manga

In a time when everything from swords to 3-D printers is getting personified, personified sushi illustrations were just a matter of time.!-These-Illustrations-of-Sushi-Depicted-as-Bishoujo-Are-Just-Too-Cute

These illustrations were prepared by Harikamo, a manga artist who serializes the yon-koma (four-panel) manga Urara Meirojo in Manga Time Kirara Miracle, a magazine dedicated to yon-koma manga published by Houbunsha.

Harikamo posted the top illustration of a personified shrimp (ebi) sushi on Twitter on May 10, 2015. It’s super-cute how she’s in a bad mood for being pinched with chopsticks! Omelet-chan above, posted the next day, looks super-smart sprawled out on top of the sushi rice with nori seaweed wrapped around her like a belt.

When Salmon Roe (Ikura) made her appearance May 11, her chopstick placement seemed somewhat problematic.

Perhaps in response, July 8th's Sea Urchin (Uni) looked like she might be a little on the tsundere side.

Harikamo also drew Yoru Mori no Kuni no Solani, a manga previously serialized in Manga Time KR Comics. While we haven't seen any sushi since the adorable Salmon appeared August 8, just like her, we're keeping our chopsticks crossed!

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