It turns out, culture fetishization goes both ways. For every japanophile who wears a mispelled-kanji rayon shirt, there's a fashionista in Tokyo who think's they're capturing the romantic soul of the West. It's the human condition.

Despite people's best intentions, things get lost in translation.

Some things get so lost it's hard to see where they were trying to go in the first place.

 

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