Kumamiki

Partybaby designer

Ribbon

Apparel sales representative

Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.

Polka dots on a vividly colored kimono, combined with ribbons and rainbow-colored hair. This is the seemingly eccentric style of so-called Harajuku girls, who make it their fashion statement. Kumamiki says, “I design children’s clothes that even adults can wear. I nicknamed myself kuma (bear) because I looked back at my childhood drawing of a teddy bear and found it to be so kawaii.”Another girl wears Harajuku fashion to create a character she calls “Ribbon.” “Thanks to Harajuku fashion, I’ve established my own character,” says Ribbon. “Her hair is girlish while her clothes are boyish. This is Ribbon’s concept. She’s not limited by gender.” Harajuku girls often say kawaii, which is nothing more than an exclamation of surprise. “Probably, for us kawaii means ‘That’s amazing!’”

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Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Soba (Japanese traditional noodles)
日本蕎麦
Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Asakusa
浅草
Shinjuku
新宿
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Umi-budoh
海ぶどう
Sanshin
三線
Shiisaa
シーサー
Indonesia
Kamen Rider The Next
Italy
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Germany
STEINS;GATE
USA
Gunbuster
Modern jikatabi
モダン地下足袋
Yokai Costume Parade
百鬼夜行
Art of brush and ink
書道家
Kyoto confectionary
京菓子
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
ANIME PILGRIMAGE
a quest to visit locations relating to stories and characters
3D LATTE ART
the ultimate shape of art to come — too cute to drink?
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Japanese sake
日本酒
Nishikigoi
錦鯉
Kimono
着物
RAMEN
ラーメン
SOBA
蕎麦
WASABI
山葵
SUSHI
寿司
MANABU IKEDA
TAKU OBATA
Nerhol
YAYOI KUSAMA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SHODO
書道
KARATEDO
空手
KENDO
剣道
JUDO
柔道
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SHOGI
SHOGI
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS