That’s so Ro …– What my friends said when I returned from Taiwan with a bunch of Kawaii goodies.
The Impact of Living a Kawaii Life
The social anthropologist within me from my days at the LSE wonders at the social connotations of being surrounded by Kawaii culture. Asian people from my experience, are generally perceived as looking younger and seeming more immature than their ‘Western’ counterparts at work and at school. Whilst this is generally thought to be due to our upbringing- think strict, nerdy and almost...