Social Media's Infatuation With Its English Text Book Waifu Gets Increasingly Wild

On Monday, she was an obscure English teacher, laboring to instruct middle school students in a New Horizon text book. On Wednesday, she was a full meme!

On Monday, she was an obscure English teacher, laboring to instruct middle school students in a New Horizon text book. On Tuesday, she gained notoriety on Japanese social media, with a few bits of fanart tribute. On Wednesday, Ms. Ellen Baker of Boston Massachusetts was a full-fledged meme. On Thursday... who knows. Maybe just residual sketches on Pixiv. 

 

In other words, since yesterday's post, the original Tweet doubled in reach to 55k RTs and the fanart/photo edits have exploded. 

 

 

 

Oh, and it turns out that she already had a mature-audience companion (complete with AR)...

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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