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Saving Money on Ita Bag Merchandise

What are ita bags? Ita bags are gaining in popularity. They’re bags which often have transparent flaps–people use them to display merchandise of their favorite character or series. The word ita is short for the word itai (痛い) meaning painful. The bags can be painful to look at and perhaps a little painful in the… Continue reading Saving Money on Ita Bag Merchandise

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What Does a Kawaii Ambassador Do?

Originally posted on my old blog, Jfashionandtech Misako Aoki, a Kawaii Ambassador from Japan and model. Image via nikkeivoice.ca. What exactly is a ‘Kawaii Ambassador?’ Kawaii (かわいい) means ‘cute’ in Japanese.  Kawaii Ambassadors are appointed by the Japanese government and spread culture through cuteness. Kawaii Ambassadors mingle cuteness and culture into one. By doing so,… Continue reading What Does a Kawaii Ambassador Do?

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‘Small Gift, Big Smile:’ Profile on Sanrio

Originally posted on Jfashionandtech Image via Wikipedia. The Company Who Made Hello Kitty Image via Sanrio town. According to an article in the New York Times, the character Hello Kitty alone is worth about 5 billion dollars. Sanrio was founded in 1960 in Tokyo, Japan, but didn’t make Hello Kitty until fourteen years later.  Hello… Continue reading ‘Small Gift, Big Smile:’ Profile on Sanrio