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[txt] Kawaii!: Japan s Culture of Cute Epub ●

Author : Manami Okazaki Pages : 224 pages Publisher : Prestel 2013-04-30 Language : English ISBN-10 : 3791347276 ISBN-13 : 9783791347271

HardCover. Pub Date :2013-09-01 Pages: 224 Language: English Publisher: Prestel Although some trace the phenomenon of Kawaii as far back as Japans Taisho era. it emerged most visibly in the 1970s. when schoolgirls instigated a quiet calligraphic rebellion. From cute stationery to illustrations. followed by manga. Hello Kitty. Harajuku. and. ultimately. a pervasive culture of cute that touches every aspect of Japanese life: from the robotics industry to the postal service. architecture to food As colourful as its subject. matter. this book contains numerous interviews with illustrators. graphic artists. fashion designers. scientists. and scholars. It explores the phenomena of Harajuku. Sanrio. and girls manga. and traces the roots of Kawaii from sociological and anthropological perspectives. It also looks at Kawaiis darker sides as it morphs into gothic and gloomy iterations ... Kawaii!: Japan s Culture of Cute

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Kawaii!: Japan s Culture of Cute

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