‘Cuties in Japan’ – an essay.

An essay about that word we all know and hear every day of our lives here in Tokyo – kawaii. This paper was written in 1995, but still has relevance and excellent data regarding the often-debated topic of cuteness and it’s superlative value in Japan.

Cuties in Japan by Sharon Kinsella .

(below, model, blogger & pop star Kyari Pamyu Pamyu)

'Cuties in Japan' - an essay.

What the heck is ‘cute’, anyways, and is it a form of beauty? Or does it encompass beauty>>>>>>>? Perhaps it is a form of categorizing an experience that is unqiue from beauty. What do you think?

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