Shojono Tomo

Artist

Caro

Producer, Representative Director of Sweet Streets

Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.

Shojono Tomo is a conceptual artist in the medium of costume production, and Caro is a producer who introduces Japanese artists to the world. Their activities are attracting increasing attention in Japan and worldwide as Shojono Tomo fashion items become popular, due to the growing patronage of celebrities like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and many other artists among Japan’s latest kawaii icons. Shojono Tomo says, “For me, kawaii can be as useful as a car or as useless as the calyx of an eggplant. It isn’t intentional but simply looks adorable. I’d like to express such things through my art.” Caro says, “Kawaii culture is flourishing in many parts of the world. Kawaii just might be a way to escape from reality.”

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How global fans see Japan: kawaii heaven.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.
Idol
アイドル
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
High-tech toilet
ハイテクトイレ
Gohtoku-ji
豪徳寺
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Tokyo Tower
東京タワー
Taketomi Island
竹富島
Shiisaa
シーサー
Resort beaches
リゾートビーチ
Sanshin
三線
United Kingdom
Sailor Moon
Japan
Kinnikuman
Denmark
Super Mario Bros.
Russia
Magic Knight Rayearth
Ippon udon
一本饂飩
Cool terrace in Kyoto summer
納涼床
Café from another world
純喫茶
Manga Museum
マンガミュージアム
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
TOTTORI YOKAI ROAD
where yokais and humans live together
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
Wrapping
ラッピング
ANREALAGE
アンリアレイジ
Daruma
達磨
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
RICE VINEGAR
お酢
TEMPURA
天婦羅
SUSHI
寿司
RICE CAKES
YAYOI KUSAMA
TABAIMO
TAKU OBATA
MANABU IKEDA
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
AWA ODORI
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
JUDO
柔道
SHODO
書道
NOH
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人