Japanese Doughnut Chain Pulls Pikachu Doughnuts for Being Too Creepy
And you thought hairy, talking Pikachu Detective was unnerving.
Why Kawaii Culture Drives Japan to Devour Cuteness
There’s no better way to experience Japan's cuteness-driven kawaii culture than by literally consuming it.
Photos of the Most Kawaii Costumes at a Cherry Blossom Festival
All the colourful kitsch from a Brooklyn festival for the people who see kawaii as a way of life.
Aaron Purkey; Words by Naomi Melati Bishop
Celebrate All Things Kawaii With This Electrifying Japanese Commercial
An exuberant ad invites you to revel in kawaii culture—and it’s all to sell soup.
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Meet Ladybaby, Japan's Kawaiicore (and Pro-Wrestling) Answer to Andrew WK
Fans lined up at 6 AM to see the teens and their bearded, cross-dressing frontman play their first LA gig.
"Cyborg Lolita" Julie Watai's Uncanny Valley of Kawaii
Photographer Julie Watai brings manga to life in her stylized portraits of girls dressed as robots.
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Michael Reviews Anime Collectables on YouTube
In the latest "Michael" comic, Michael reviews a mass-produced anime product on YouTube.
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Japan Is Fighting ISIS with Super-Kawaii Tweets
The people of Japan have declared meme warfare on Jihadi John.
Meet FEMM, the Sentient Mannequin J-Pop Supergroup
Do you like dance music but wish it were performed by glamorous robots in space-age catsuits?