We’ve talked at length about some of the weird kid-based videos that keep appearing on YouTube dot com; but believe us, on the kids’ side of YouTube, it keeps getting weirder. And no, we’re not even talking about the weird fetish videos masquerading as childrens’ videos… we think.
We’ve stumbled upon a network of channels that are posting a lot of… well… this.
Animated videos, featuring multi-coloured versions of very specific characters like Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and Elsa from “Frozen” are popping up on dozens of channels on YouTube. Sometimes they’re dancing to nursery rhymes. Sometimes they’re fighting. And very often, they’re pregnant.
We can’t figure out where they’re coming from, or their country of origin; but there are several channels all pouring out similar videos, some of which have tens of millions of views. And one thing a lot of them have in common is their completely incoherent video titles – such as just a few examples below from just one of these channels, “Battle VS Death Battle“:
We can only imagine this is for search optimisation; because kids browsing YouTube are going to search for strings of incoherent names of things they like, such as “nerf gun spiderman frozen prank”. So while these videos are complete nonsense, they’re also complete genius.
These videos really have to be seen to be believed.
We really can’t properly unpack all the things in each video; Elsa is there, sometimes there’s werewolves, they can be like an hour long… There’s just too much of a rabbit hole.
So with this handy quiz below, we’ll select just one of these bizarre animation videos for your enjoyment. Which one will connect with you the most? Take the quiz to find out…