Lovedolls with balljoints dressed like girls—Japanese girls dress in balljoint tights to be “Dolly*.”
*Dolly Kei (Wiki) is a style/subculture based on Japan’s distorted view of the Middle Ages and European fairy tales, especially the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. It includes a lot of vintage-style clothing and sometimes has religious symbols. Grimoire is a store in Japan that has been described as ‘the pioneering store behind the Dolly-kei fashion scene’.
“I’m a cold woman.” proclaims Kojima Haruna of annoying-popular idol group AKB48 in this new commercial for the Japanese lingerie seller, PEACH JOHN.
Peach John started broadcasting this series underwear commercials on May 21st in which Ms. Kojima plays a queen who reigns over an icy world in a way reminiscent (ripoff) of Queen Ana of the animated Disney film ‘Frozen.’
Here’s another kind of Junk-in-the-Trunk in the windows of the Hermes shop in Shibuya fashion district of Tokyo.
— よしみったん、うまかっちゃん (@hiris914) April 17, 2014
Read the rest of the story of these Trunk Monsters at RocketNews24.com (May 19, 2014):
• What in the world is going on at Hermes in Shibuya??
This Style Icon top gives you some mood options. http://t.co/yzpE8haod2 — Mulboyne (@Mulboyne) May 9, 2014
According the Japanese website of STYLE ICON TOKYO (Bing Translator): Check out the options for the ‘Word’, and the play of elements containing the best of the STREET and graffiti…
There a lot more about these options for Japanese relationships in our previous reports:
With the upcoming World Cup 2014 being held in Brazil this June, Triumph International Japan is showing off their, new unique bra having “coffee bean shaped pads.”
Triumph Japan’s thinking must be that even with padding Japanese breasts are petite enough to be “coffee bean shaped.”
Japan’s lingerie maker Triumph International Japan…displays the new unique ‘Brazil passion bra’…The unique bra has coffee bean shaped pads…
JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images | May 8, 2014
According to Japan’s fashionsnap.com (Bing Translator) the new bra is part of:
A Samba dancer outfit with colorful designs featuring Samba drums as well as Brazil’s main agricultural product, the coffee bean, which is represented by coffee bean-shaped bra pads. And for the World Cup, the outfit’s hip pads are made to look like soccer balls.
The long-lost half brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has been discovered in Harajuku, Tokyo!
Blue-tipped hi-top fade hairstyle on the street in Harajuku! #hitopfadepic.twitter.com/z8P3H2plmF —Tokyo Fashion(@TokyoFashion)’s twitter May 7, 2014
Can’t help feeling there might be better ways for Yamagata’s deputy governor to promote his region’s cherries. pic.twitter.com/xVq6dOSVDv
— Mulboyne (@Mulboyne)’s twitter | April 21, 2014
Yamagata’s deputy governor must be a relative of former Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshio Sakaurauchi who famously introduced himself to the Washington press corps by saying, “My name is Cherry.”
Google books: Beyond Public Speech and Symbols: Explorations in the Rhetoric of Politicians and the Media
by Christ’l de Landtsheer, Ofer Feldman
Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2000; pg. 167, para. 3
Japan’s Ministry of Silly Walks* offers for your pleasure…
Yesterday was the grand Oiran/Hooker Parade of Tokyo’s Asakusa temple–cum–pleasure district.
The cosplaying ladies shown below are pretending to be Oiran (Wiki), or high-class courtesans/hookers, and they reenact the grand Oiran Dochu, the parade around the pleasure quarters of Tokyo’s Yoshiwara district (Wiki).
Ok, let’s get a close-up of the hooker’s Cruel Shoes (3Yen / 2012-06-06)…
View videos of yesterday’s hooker parade and the cinematic version of the Oiran Parade in our COMMENTS section…
See more Japanese Cruel Clogs (3Yen / 2012-05-27) , and learn about how Japanese girls are short but really…(3Yen / 2009-10-09).
Called the Hello Kitty Diner, here’s the latest offering of the Japan’s iconic cat and the galaxxxy fashion brand.
RT @galaxxxy_mixer Hello Kitty × galaxxxy コラボ♡Hello Kitty Diner http://t.co/VyMqiK0Ubt pic.twitter.com/3aCqXNkyFW 2014mar24
As we always say here on the 3Yen, You-Can-Never-Have-Enough-HELLO-KITTY.