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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Electrical goods store
家電量販店
Japanese hospitality
おもてなし
Food model
食品模型
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Yakatabune
屋形船
Village of Long Life
長寿の里
Mango
マンゴー
Public market
公設市場
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Spain
Negima! Magester Negi Magi
China
Kuroko's Basketball/ Magi
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Netherland
Odin Sphere
Small Torii
小さな鳥居
Antique fair
東寺弘法市
Stay at Machiya
京町家ステイ
Jidai Matsuri
時代祭
KOBE TETSUJIN 28-GO
mega-size robot who saves the peace in Kobe city
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
SIRI SIRI
SIRISIRI
Wrapping
ラッピング
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
WASABI
山葵
URUSHI
漆芸
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
RAMEN
ラーメン
YAYOI KUSAMA
MANABU IKEDA
TAKU OBATA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
NEBUTA MATSURI
SADO
茶道
KYUDO
弓道
NOH
SHODO
書道
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
FAMILY COMPUTER / NES
Family Computer / NES
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
SHOGI
SHOGI
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR