A series of symbols and characters that make up something that looks like a face. Usually used in online chatrooms, games, and instant messages. Also called an emoticon
, but generally used when making a face that looks like something you might see in a Japanese anime. The same anime face can also be represented several different ways, such as ^_^ may be ^^, ^^;, ^-^, etc.
Different anime faces you may see: ^_^, >_>, <_<, v_v, -_-, ;-;, T~T, o_O, O_O, o_o, O_o, etc.