Tbf I think even the actual guys behind Nadia claimed that Atlantis was a rip-off at one point. But I think the implication that the damn gaijin are making our waifus uglier is funny. I don't think it matches how pubescent kids reacted to Kida back in the day, if /co/ is any indication
this guy made the "netflix adaptation" meme 20 years earlier
All copyright law is bullshit, but japanese copyright law is especially fucked up.