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Giko Cat or Giko neko (ギコ猫) is a character-based Japanese fictional cat. He is considered one of the mascots of 2channel, the largest web-based bulletin board system in Japan, but actually predates that BBS. He is thought to have originated in Ayashii World (Strange World), an old web-based bulletin board system in Japan around 1999. Image File history File links Giko_standard. ... 2ch home page. ... Интерестные знакомстав! Заходим и знакомимся! <a href=http://poiu. ... Интерестные знакомстав! Заходим и знакомимся! <a href=http://poiu. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


He is frequently posted saying "Itteyoshi", which is a pun: when written "行ってよし" it means "you may go" or "please go away", and this is the meaning most Japanese speakers would think of when they hear it, but when written with different kanji (逝ってよし[please dye]) it means "you may die" or "please die". Japanese writing Kanji Kana Hiragana Katakana Hentaigana Manyōgana Uses Furigana Okurigana Rōmaji Kanji (Japanese:  ) are the Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese logographic writing system along with hiragana (平仮名), katakana (片仮名), and the Hindu-Arabic numerals. ...


Giko's face is "drawn" with handakuten for eyes, and the Cyrillic letter De for a mouth. A semicolon on one side is frequently added as a sweat drop. Unlike Mona, there is no underscore separating his ears. Dakuten (&#28609;&#28857;), colloquially ten-ten (dot dot), is a diacritic sign most often used in the Japanese kana syllabaries to indicate that the consonant of a syllable should be pronounced voiced. ... The Cyrillic alphabet (or azbuka, from the old name of the first two letters) is an alphabet used for several East and South Slavic languages; (Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, and Ukrainian) and many other languages of the former Soviet Union, Asia and Eastern Europe. ... De (Д, д) is a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet. ... SWEAT is an OLN/TSN show hosted by Julie Zwillich that aired in 2003-2004. ... Mona saying Omae mo nā Monā (モナー) is the most well-known Shift JIS art character. ...


Giko is characterized as being somewhat cynical and misanthropic. However, he has a girlfriend, Shii-chan, who he suddenly dumped for someone else in Shii's song. Misanthropy is a general dislike of the human race. ... Shii-chan is an Shift JIS art cat, portrayed as living in a cardboard box. ... Shii-chan is an Shift JIS art cat, portrayed as living in a cardboard box. ...


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Giko Cat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (180 words)
Giko Cat or Giko neko (ギコ猫) is a character-based Japanese fictional cat.
Giko's face is "drawn" with handakuten for eyes, and the Cyrillic letter De for a mouth.
Giko is a characterized as being somewhat cynical and misanthropic.
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