J. Drama – You Always Haunt My Heartきみが心に棲みついた

You Always Haunt My Heartきみが心に棲みついた –  The story talks about Kyoko Ogawa is a young lady who works for a company which deals with an underwear business. Kyoko Ogawa is a really weak self-esteem girl who couldn’t decide her own future to pick a love between two guys: Kojiro Yoshizaki and Ren Hoshina. Kojiro is a funny and easy guy who works as an employee for a manga company……….but, Ren is a scary guy as her underwear company boss who tried to control her mind since Ren and Kyoko used to date together when we were young in school before……..

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J. Fashion – Kogyaruコギャル

コギャル Kogyaru(Kogals) – It is a sub-fashion culture that high school girls wearing an uniform with short skirts. They usually dyed their hair brown with wearing loose sock. Aside from the short sexy skirts wearing, kogyaru girls like to have long boots, heavy makeup, and cute scarves. Some also get very dark suntans. These students represent the culture of kogyaru usually around located at Harajuku and Shibuya districts. Kogyaru(Kogals) girls are often showed their enthusiasm for something of photo booths. The singers, like Namie Amuro and AKB48 girls singer group both support to promote Kogyaru(Kogals) fashion……..

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J. Culture – Nippon Art: Dekotoraデコトラ

Dekotoraデコトラ – It is a part of Japanese art which is a type of decorated truck. Sometimes people called it “The truck of Artアートトラック“. They likes to pull expensive chrome painted materials or unique neon lights on their trucks. This hot-rod art truck culture have showed everywhere all over Japan after the famous truck movie – “dekotora” had been hit and released in 70s. “Dekotora” can be created by people out of their trucks, buses, or other vehicles………………………………..

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J. Drama – Prison Princesses監獄のお姫さま

Prison Princess 監獄のお姫さま– Kayo Baba got in a jail due to attempted to stab her hushand. In jail, Kayo Baba met many friends, Akemi Adachi, Chinatsu Katsuda, Yoko Daimon, and Shibobu Edogaw. Akemi and Chinatsu charged for drug possessioin and tax evasion. Yoko and Shinobu charged for fraud and murder. On the other hand, Futaba who had a duty to control and educate them was a strict and mean officer in jail. Kayo in the beginning had a hard time to  accept her life prison. But, she later got used to live together with her prison friends. After Kayo Baba was released from prison, they planned to take their revenge……

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J. Fashion – Fairy Kei

Fairy keiIt is inspired by 1980’s pop style from Tokyo fashion store “Spank!”. It is now a style of young girl outfits. Pastel is a must for Fairy Kei which are made up of  lavender, light pink, mint green, bright fluorescent or pale yellow pastel color. Also, cartoons and other cute forms are popular among Fairy Kei girls by adding angel, baby motifs and toy accessories.  My Little Pony, Rainbow Brite, Lady Locks, Barbie or Bears are usually their popular choice…….Girls usually just keep the natural hair simple with decorated with anything cute accessories. In addition, polka dots, thin stripes or other fabric patterns such as hearts and shooting stars are popular.

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J. Culture – Warehouse: Kowloon Walled City九龍城寨

Warehouse: Kowloon Walled City from Kawasaki – Kowloon Walled city九龍城寨 was a lawless area in Hong Kong. Kawaski has developed as an amusement park which was enclosed to the history of Hong Kong. This is a game building where is 川崎市located between Tokyo and Yokohama. After one enter into the building, one will deeply in a particular the interest of the dark environment atmosphere which is reconstructed with the rusting sheet metal sightseeing to match the dripping feeling of the original Kowloon Walled City; for example, like women prostitution, money gambling room, unlicensed Dr. operation, and drugs making scene have been all recreated. If one has a free time to kill while in Tokyo, it is worth to check out for this special amusement game warehouse. Of course, it has many cool video games inside for who wants to play arcade games.

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J. Fashion – Ama Lolita甘ロリ

Ama lolita 甘ロリ is the most loved and easily recognizable one of all Lolita styles which focuses on primary childlike colors, and cute innocent motifs which is influenced by Victorian clothings. The sweet side of the Lolita aesthetic are fantasy pastels, strawberries fruit themes, cherry blossoms lace, ice cream themes, kitty themes and colorful ribbons to emphasize the design of cupcake cute skirts. Blush makeup used in Ama Lolita is common in pink and peach shades. Eye makeup is common to use pink, mint, and lilac shadows in pastels. Headdresses, bonnets and bows are a popular hair accessory to the look of Ama Lolita. These are the trademarks of an Ama(Sweet) Lolita that makes it the most favorite style of the Lolita all the time.



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