The number 177013 alludes to the hentai manga Metamorphosis, which is also known by the title Emergence.
ShindoL's hentai is known online owing to its intimidating, gloomy nature.
The number “177013” relates to the page number on nhentai.net where the manga may be accessed.
The hentai initially aired from July 2013 to March 2016.
It follows the metamorphosis of a secluded, bookish girl into a drug-addled prostitute.
Beginning in 2016, various conversations and memes about Emergence and its depressing storyline began to emerge.
“177013” would become a popular manga reference, appearing on Reddit, 4chan, and YouTube.
“177013” would go on to become the most popular subreddit on the r/animemes subreddit, appearing in picture macros and exploitables.
Because of the hentai's popularity and the notoriously bleak ending, an alternate ending incorporating characters from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure who offer Saki Yoshida, the heroine of Metamorphosis, a fresh start has been created.
The digits 265918, which were included in several memes praising or thanking the writer of the alternate finale, are often used to allude to this variant ending.