Definitions

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  • noun uncountable, anime The sexual attraction to young girls.
  • noun countable, anime An individual fixated on young, generally prepubescent, girls.
  • noun uncountable, anime Erotic or suggestive art depicting prepubescent females.

Etymologies

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Lolita + complex; ending in con rather than com due to the phonology of Japanese.

Examples

  • The "Cagliostro was the first anime where they said the word lolicon" bit might not be true, but it is the earliest instance I can recall.

    Anime World Order Podcast

  • "then being called a lolicon by everyone, tho he stats thats hes a minicon who happens to love small things."

    Anime Nano!

  • Wikimedia Commons archive which cover paedophilia and Japanese 'lolicon' comics which he claimed contained drawings and cartoons of children engaged in sexual acts and therefore violated federal law.

    Technology: Technology blog | guardian.co.uk

  • And, while I definitely believe male moe is on the rise (perhaps indicating a rise in female fans), it's hard to say that "lolicon" is disappearing with shows like Hanamaru Kindergarten or the many loli-like characters in other new anime.

    Anime Nano!

  • Additionally, he notes the decrease in so-called "lolicon" anime in recent years.

    Anime Nano!

  • Wikimedia Commons archive which cover paedophilia and Japanese 'lolicon' comics which he claimed contained drawings and cartoons of children engaged in sexual acts and therefore violated federal law.

    Technology news, comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • In Virginia, 20 "lolicon" cartoons led to a 20-year prison sentence.

    FACT - Freedom Against Censorship Thailand

  • The seperation of the 2D and 3D world has definitely made being a so-called "lolicon" more acceptable, even comedic.

    Anime Nano!

  • Murasaki is definitely the best part of Kurenai when it comes to characters and not because I am some kind of lolicon or anything like that.

    AnimeBlogger.net Antenna

  • "lolicon" was only a small portion of his entire collection, which "consisted of tens of thousands of manga and anime, representing all genre of the art form."

    Anime News Network

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  • Young anime girls exploring their sexuality. Oh dear.

    August 4, 2008