I raised that boy is a popular quote from the 2019 anime Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War!
The scene where the phrase originated from depicts the character Chika Fujiwara pointing at Miyuki Shirogane, while she says “I raised that boy”.
Online, the screenshot of the scene is spread and used as a reaction image macro.
The scene is from the fifth episode of the series, which aired on February 9th, 2019, under the title “Miyuki Shirogane Wants to Show Off”.
The episode presents Miyuki asking Miss. Fujiwara to train him in volleyball.
After a week of training, they are at a match, where Chika Fujiwara points at Miyuki while telling her friend “I raised that boy”.
The first object labeling image macro was uploaded to Reddit the same day.
The format would spread rapidly, appearing on Reddit, Tumblr as well as Imgur on the day of the episode’s premiere.
A clip of the scene was uploaded to YouTube on February 13th, 2019.
While it was initially predominantly present on the r/animemes subreddit, it would spread onto other meme-related subreddits as well as other sites.
- Reddit – r/Animemes