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Wearing anime shirts

Fatwaa ID: 790

Question:
Assalamualikum, I’m getting mixed responses on wearing anime shirts. Some people are saying it’s haram and some people say it’s alright. I wear them sometimes but when I pray I wear something over it cause I know you can’t pray with a picture on your shirt. What is the ruling

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Anime is a form of prohibited tasweer. It is not permissible to wear anime shirts in salaah as well as outside of salaah. A simple principle: if you cannot wear something in salaah, then you cannot wear that outside of salaah.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

08/15/1444 AH – 03/07/2023 CE | AMG3-3466

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