Stop it. Cause we know. Your sh!t ain’t FUBU. Its designed by the fetishists, fakers, and money fienders that you are. Designs by them, and meant entirely to be consumed by others. From the tweeners in love with Gwen’s fashion in her videos featuring so-called “Harajuku” girls (who clearly are JA’s at best, but most likely light skinned Filipinas, recent UC Irvine dance team grads) to the post-modern hipster Hello Kitty lover that appreciates a good geisha cartooned logo tattoo cause: “Hey, I’ve been to Tokyo, like, twice, for that design conference, you know?” to the comic artist that “married an aZn girl and was so inspired by her pretty eyes and button nose that he HAD to create a comic book” for 14-year old boys that are into octopus attacking school girl Hentai videos and mp4 copies of Ninja Scroll.
Don’t mistake Harujuku Lovers for a Japanese brand. Don’t confuse cute adorable Asian characters like Domo with the likes of Tokidoki (created and distributed by Gaijins!). And don’t buy Shi if you’re looking for some real manga. Know the intent behind the image you choose to rock on your shirt. Cause there’s a thin line between a racist Asian Yellow faced exoticized characture (peep the underwear the Japanese girl is wearing to figure out where the artist is from) and a cute, adorable, Japanese cartoon:
Seriously?! How the F does Tokidoki get away with this in 2009: