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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dripping Sweat

In manga and anime, sweat drops used as symbols are normally drawn appearing and staying at the same position on a character's face. However, in some cases the sweat is drawn dripping, like real sweat.

When this happens symbolically, it's typically because they're in panic, sweating profusely, faced with a sudden and extremely complicated situation, nervous, frozen with intense fear, and so on.

Sagara Sousuke 相良宗介, sweating profusely.
Character: Sagara Sousuke 相良宗介
Anime: Full Metal Panic, フルメタル・パニック! (Episode 9)

Examples

For reference, some examples:

Asagaya Minoa 阿佐ヶ谷未乃愛, sweating profusely.
Character: Asagaya Minoa 阿佐ヶ谷未乃愛
Anime: Animegataris, アニメガタリズ (Episode 1)
  • daradara
    ダラダラ
    (For a liquid) to drip endlessly. (mimetic word.)
  • ase wo daradara nagasu
    汗をだらだら流す
    To let sweat flow endlessly. (literally.)
    To sweat endlessly. To drip sweat continuously.

Sena Izumi 瀬名泉水, sweating profusely.
Character: Sena Izumi 瀬名泉水
Anime: Love Stage!! (Episode 1)
  • ase-mamire
    汗まみれ
    Covered in sweat. (face, skin.)
  • ase-darake
    汗だらけ
    Permeated with sweat. (clothes.)

Togashi Yuuta 富樫勇太, Tsuyuri Kumin 五月七日くみん, example of sweating blue face.
Left: Togashi Yuuta 富樫勇太
Right: Tsuyuri Kumin 五月七日くみん
Anime: Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! 中二病でも恋がしたい! (Episode 2)

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