Japanese manga girl “ISIS-chan” is appearing all over social media, and she has a mission to stop ISIS (Islamic state group), and to gather as many melons as she can.
ISIS-chan wears the terrorist group’s black clothing. She has green eyes and dark hair. She’s 19. And if she’s holding a knife, it’s only because she loves to slice and eat delicious melons.
The Japanese Twitter account ISIS-chan (@isisvipper) was created by (hacktivist group Anonymous) to disrupt ISIS propaganda online using popular hashtags, so people searching for information about IS might instead find cartoons of an adorable girl .
Reports said the account was created after (hacktivist group Anonymous) listed ISIS affiliated Twitter accounts as targets of a social media storm. ISIS-chan currently has almost 5000 followers.
the group is unique and not like other anti-ISIS activist. As it encourages people to contribute to its cause, it has some rules regarding its content : No insulting Islam or showing its religious symbols. respect images of hostages. No gore. No porn.
The account has an ability for taking a serious situation and finding ways to direct its humour at ISIS, for example it makes fun of IS by a picture where they are using head shaped melons, while the anime girl chases after them with evil eyes. .