Drawings of Fan Art Crossovers - Why Do These Work?!
In the world of fan art, crossovers are almost inevitable. It’s easy to find yourself wondering what your favorite character might look like in another style or how they might act in another world entirely.
Illustrations of these fan art crossovers are sometimes tagged with 混ぜるな自然 (mazeruna shizen, roughly translatable to “don’t mix, it’s…! Wait, it actually looks natural”). The tag is a play on words based on the Japanese slogan (混ぜるな危険, mazeruna kiken, “don’t mix, it’s dangerous”) warning against mixing household chemicals, which also happens to be a tag regarding crossovers on pixiv.
The Genshin Impact and My Neighbor Totoro crossover is pretty on point. How many series can you spot in the other illustrations below?