Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Artist Junko Mizuno’s creepy cute or “kawaii noir” art.


Look at the Japanese fashion trend Mori Girl and how it relates to Lolita and Hime Gyaru.

Posters for kitsch Japanes horror/gore film Robo Geisha by Noboru Iguchi.

Coming from an academic background I’m always interested to read academic articles discussing otaku culture. Sharon Kinsella has written these articles on the subject. Sounds a bit dry? Here’s a quote from Japanese Subculture in the 1990s: Otaku and the Amateur Manga Movement: A limitless secret world of smoldering underground clubs where baby girls in […]

Pictures of interior design using traditional Japanese woodwork by Hiroshi Sakaguchi.

Intricate and beautiful illustrations by the Japanese designer Marumiyan.

A desciption of Hime Gyaru fashion, which combines elements of Lolita and Gyaru dress.