Chibi (style)

Style of caricature originating in Japan / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Chibi, also known as super deformation, or S.D. is a style of caricature originating in Japan, and common in anime and manga where characters are drawn in an exaggerated way, typically small and chubby with stubby limbs, oversized heads, and minimal detail. The style has found its way into the anime and manga fandom through its usage in manga works.

Example of a character drawn in chibi style