Jadedisland
A Kawaii Memoir

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Jadedisland: Magical Girl

I fell in love with being a magical girl. My first manga was Fruits Basket, my next was D.E.A.R.S., So the lesson is I have wandered around various different types of magical girls from the classic 90’s magical Girl Sailor Moon to adult versions of them. I am obsessed with the aesthetic of magical girls; this is true, but the reality is I’m more in love with the literary archetype. My love of the character and caricature of magical girls is what produced the magical presentations you see today in my style and my motivation for interacting in “kawaii spaces.”

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