Oh You’re Approaching Me

Meaning

What does Oh You’re Approaching Me mean?

The Oh You’re Approaching Me meme is a humorous expression used to convey a sarcastic or boastful attitude towards someone who‌ is coming towards you, often in ‍a confrontational manner – answering the call of the Come At Me Bro taunt.

This meme typically appears as an image macro of two‌ characters from the popular ‌anime ‍series “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” (specifically from the third season, “Stardust Crusaders”). The line is spoken⁢ by Dio Brando, one of the main antagonists of⁤ the ‌series, in response to his adoptive brother Jotaro Kujo, when Jotaro walks towards Dio to attack him. The meme became popular due to its hilarity and has since been adapted into various contexts to make jokes or tease someone who is confronting someone.

The meme template usually comes with photoshopped versions of the original manga panel, changing the identities of the characters.

Oh? You’re approaching me?

Origin

What's the origin of Oh You’re Approaching Me?

The panel was published in the 143rd chapter of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders” manga series on February 24th, 1992. In one of the scenes of the story, Dio and JoJo are facing off in right before a fight, when JoJo begins walking toward Dio in a Menacing way, to which the antagonist reacts with “Oh, You’re Approaching Me.”

The scene was also featured in the Stardust Crusaders” anime episode 46th, titled Dio’s World, Part 2,” which was aired on June 5th, 2015.

The anime gained significant popularity over the years, with fans flocking to this specific scene ‍due to ⁣its memorable dialogue and intense rivalry⁤ between the characters. The iconic nature of ⁤Dio‘s response, coupled ​with the dramatic animation,​ made it ripe for memeing, leading to ‌the creation and spread of​ the “Oh‌ You’re Approaching Me” meme.

Spread & Usage

How did Oh You’re Approaching Me spread?

The⁢ “Oh You’re Approaching Me” meme began​ circulating within the anime community soon after ⁣the initial⁢ airing of the “Stardust Crusaders” anime. It quickly gained traction,‌ reaching wider audiences through social⁢ media platforms such as Reddit,‍ Twitter, and Instagram. Fans of the ​series saw the‌ meme ​as a creative way to express a ‌mocking or boastful response ‌to someone‌ approaching‌ them in a confrontational manner.

As⁢ the meme spread, variations of ⁤the ⁣original scene began to ⁤emerge. Fans of ⁣different shows and games would‍ replace ‌Dio and Jotaro ⁣with⁤ characters from ‌their respective fandoms, adapting the meme to fit‍ different contexts. Additionally, edits of the ​original scene, using ‌different backgrounds, text overlays,⁤ or visual effects, further contributed to the spread and versatility‍ of the meme.

Today, the ⁣”Oh You’re Approaching Me” meme has become a staple ⁢in internet culture, appearing in ⁣various ⁢meme compilations, ⁤social⁣ media threads, and forums. Its popularity showcases the impact ​that an absurd and entertaining scene can have⁣ when‌ embraced by a creative online community.

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