kawaii


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kawaii

(kɑːˈwaɪɪ)
adj
denoting a Japanese artistic and cultural style that emphasizes the quality of cuteness, using bright colours and characters with a childlike appearance
n
(in Japanese art and culture) the quality of being lovable or cute
[Japanese: cute, from ka acceptable + ai love]
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Aspects of Japanese life will be depicted including kawaii - the country's culture of cuteness, omamori amulets and mingei folk art.
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It's basically the center of kawaii culture in Japan," Martynne says.
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Some activities you can do with the teens during this program are make origami, make candy sushi, and make kawaii paper crafts.
Suddenly, Kondo, kawaii in her very conservative schoolmarm attire, has become an enemy and agent of evil.
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