Thread: Moe vs Kawaii
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Old 2013-03-18, 20:36   Link #54
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Originally Posted by 4Tran View Post
"Kawaii" is still used all the time in anime - it's probably far more common than "moe". I wouldn't be surprised if it's the more common term in Nico comments as well. As for the English-speaking community, we can use the word "cute" instead of "kawaii", so the absence of the latter doesn't mean a whole lot. Why use a Japanese term when the English one means exactly the same thing?
Kawaii is a normal word used by normal people, while Moe is an Otaku vocab. If the anime is depicting normal people and not Otakus, of course you won't hear 'moe' in it.

Oh btw, I've seen Fujoshi call Kuroko Moe
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