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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The color wizard behind 80s kawaii revival.
“Twintail” — simple dream-come-true magic for change.
Introducing Japan’s latest arts to the world.
Cute community character promotes local charms.
Massage chair
マッサージチェア
Sushi-go-round
回転寿司
Capsule hotel
カプセルホテル
Manga cafe
マンガ喫茶
Monja
もんじゃ
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Edomae Zushi
江戸前寿司
Tokyo Station
東京駅
Shiisaa
シーサー
International Avenue
国際通り
Awamori
泡盛
Haarii
ハーリー
Korea
Hakuohki / Adekan
Hong Kong
BRAVE10/ TIGER&BUUNY
Italy
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
New Kyoto-style umbrellas
新しい京和傘
Uchimizu
打ち水
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
Wrapping
ラッピング
Candycrafts
あめ細工
Japanese knives
包丁
Hasamiyaki ceramics
波佐見焼
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
WHISKY
ウイスキー
RAMEN
ラーメン
ODEN
おでん
TAKU OBATA
MANABU IKEDA
TABAIMO
Nerhol
MENBURYU
SANJA MATSURI
NEBUTA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
IAI
居合
NOH
SADO
茶道
KENDO
剣道
KACCHU-SHI
甲冑師
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
PLAY STATION
PlayStation
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR
GAME CENTER
GAME CENTER
SHOGI
SHOGI