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To Kawaii, Or Not To Kawaii
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To Kawaii, Or Not To Kawaii

If you google “Japan weird” or “Japan cute,” you’re guaranteed a plethora of listicles cataloging things that are considered normal in Japan, but not in other parts of the world. The sickly sweet pastels, wacky prints, grotesque cuteness highlighting the gap between what people expect and what they get. But is that all there is to “Cool Japan”?