This also belongs in museum...?April 14, 2018 in Japan ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C
Where museum artifacts get turned into kawaii (cute). Because Japan.
If you go to the Tokyo National Museum, one of the first things you see upon entering the honkan is the "Dancing People" haniwa. Haniwa are terracotta figurines commonly buried with the dead between the 3rd and 6th centuries AD.
These ones were considered kawaii enough to be turned into a whole range of merchandise.
TeNQ had Sailor Moon, I guess the Tokyo National Museum didn't have anything suitably kawaii enough for them to build an association with, so they drew inspiration from their own intellectual property.
None - I don't really find any of these cute at all... :/Read more