Kaworu Nagisa (17thangel@tokyo-3.com)
Wed, 27 Oct 1999 03:23:59 -0400


>>>Suffice it to say that "Japan" and "conformity" have been synonymous for so
>>>long that it's become a cliche. Even when they try to be nonconformist,
>>>they do it in a very prescribed fashion, with the nonconformists in a
>>>nonconformist uniform so that everyone will see that they are
>>>nonconformists. (^_^);
>>
>> Hmm... you got me a little confused there... but what can
>>you say about Amuro Namie who sorta started a fashion (named after
>>herself) which is now very popular among Japanese girls?
>
>Aren't these very same Japanese girls conforming by buying into the Amuro
>Namie fashion?

 Yeah... but Amuro Namie kinda stood out instead of conforming, then people conformed with her, right?

>>>They will also travel in groups, so as not to be set upon and beaten by all
>>>the conformists who may take exception to them.
>>
>> Still, Amuro Namie isn't a member of a band, is she?
>
>She's an idol pop singer, what makes you think the rules for the average
>girls on the street would apply to her?

 Hmm... I dunno ^_^; So, if someone gets really popular
there, the conformity rule doesn't apply to them? Cool!

Kaworu Nagisa (aka Veilchen)

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