Apology Kaomoji

Bowing in Japan is commonly used as a sign of apology. That’s why these emoticons look a little different than we are used to. The traditional bow can be depicted with the symbols that show moving hands. Eyes should be lowered _ _ or . . The hands can be depicted with the symbols < >, if the apologizing is done in the standing position, or m m – in the sitting position.

m(_ _)m(シ_ _)シm(. .)m
人(_ _*)(*_ _)人m(_ _;m)
(シ. .)シ<(_ _)>
(m;_ _)m