I Came Here to Laugh at You
I came here to laugh at you refers to a popular quote from the anime series Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, which is generally used online as an insulting comment, paired with image macros of characters wearing sunglasses.
The quote originates from the 14th episode of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam which was first aired on June 8th, 1985 under the title Amuro Flies Again.
When Amuro is approached by Char Aznable, he asks why the man is there, to which Char replies with “I came here to laugh at you”.
The first image macro of the scene was posted on 4chan’s /tg/ board on November 22nd, 2010.
Spread and Usage
The image macro would see widespread use on 4chan between 2010 and 2013, especially on the /a/, /tg/ and /m/ boards of the site.
Variations would also appear, over the years, placing the quote on images of other anime characters.
An early upload of the scene was uploaded to YouTube by Juha K on August 26th, 2013.
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