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  • I might not look like it but I.....

  • I work on a farm.

  • I might not look like it but I love Pandas

  • Hey guys and girls on Ask Japanese it's Cathy Cat. Don't judge a book by it's cover.

  • This time we're gonna go to Brilliant Star Decorations, a fashion event here in Tokyo at their

  • World Lolita Collection. We're gonna go and ask the Fashionistas which secrets

  • they can share about themselves with us, that you wouldn't guess

  • from just looking at their cover. Let's go and Ask Japanese.

  • You might not look like it but in truth you are......?

  • I am a train-loving university student. - What type? - Love riding trains

  • Woooow. - I enjoy traveling on trains

  • When I have summer holidays and such

  • I go on a local train that stops at every stop

  • and then go to far off locations like Osaka. - You like taking your time

  • on the train. - I love it. That's a lot of fun and makes me happy

  • What's the most fun? The view? The train conductor?

  • What's best? - I want to speak better English

  • So I try to listen to the English announces of the train

  • Things like "Next stop Shinjuku?"

  • The next station is Shinjuku. Doors on the left side will open

  • Wooooow. - I like announcements like that.

  • That pronunciation was great. - Well

  • The Osaki Rinkai Train has famous announcements.

  • I like those the most. - You have a favourite one!

  • Depending on the location the announcements differ.

  • I like hearing and comparing differences

  • Are there any interesting announcements?

  • The Tokyo Toyoko line has an announcement

  • "Thank you for using the Tokyo Tokyoko Line this train will merge and continue traveling

  • on the Tokyo Tokyoko like to Motomachi Chuukagai"

  • This one is difficult, and some think it's a bit incorrect English

  • I like things like that. I want to listen to all English announcements

  • and remember them. - Have you ever use this English

  • in a conversation? - I like trains

  • and when I see troubled foreigners I see if

  • I can help them and if they lost an item

  • where they lost it and such. I help them

  • where I can. - Nice. - I actually have abs!

  • They are rock solid. Wanna feel? - Is that ok?

  • Wow, they are hard! - It's all muscles. - Not bones???

  • It's easier here...

  • Why are you so muscular???

  • When I am bored, I tense my muscles. - You must be very bored!

  • How do you do it? - I just tense them whenever

  • So just "humph" when you stand around. - Yeah.

  • I do it. - We just heard great news. Does that mean

  • I should just tense my muscles interviewing? - And you might get a smaller waist yes.

  • Whaaat. - Look I am tall but have a small waist. - You do.

  • I need to remember that. - When tensing my muscles

  • I relax mentally to. When my boss is angry and shouts I just exercise secretly

  • like this. When you get a lot shouted at you get ribbed.

  • When you feel like crying, just make your abs work and slim your tummy

  • that way.

  • I work on farms for my job. - On fields?

  • I wear workers gear, go onto fields, dig holes,

  • I investigate working methods on ground

  • and I collect that data and make official announcements about them

  • and such. - You work on the fields and pc

  • and dress in this fashion. - That's it. - What veggies did you do recently?

  • I am in charge of a certain breed of potatoes.

  • I check out potatoes a lot. - So in reality

  • ... I work as a midnight nurse.

  • I work late nights or really early mornings.

  • And recently... I have married. We married.

  • You might not look like it... but you're already married. - We are!

  • Who was into this fashion first? - We both were.

  • And that's how we met and started going out. - I adore this

  • Jealous. - This is our honeymoon. - This is your

  • honeymoon? - They might not look like it but they're on their honeymoon!!!

  • I am Kaie the designer and organizer of Brilliant Kingdom

  • I am Babi from Brilliant Kingdom. I am the brand director of Triple Fortune.

  • I might not look like it but I LOVE pandas! In order to watch pandas

  • I hitchhiked in France for 3 hours.

  • Well first we went on the train and then walked 90 minutes

  • to get there. There wasn't a taxi or Uber so we had to walk

  • all the way. - Then we found a hotel

  • We asked the man there to show us the way there, and he did.

  • Did you see the panda? - We did! I will show you the pictures!

  • He was so cute! The French panda was the same age

  • as our panda here in Japan. And the French panda...

  • was also the only panda that managed to have offspring

  • and he is super popular. Other people said they knew our Japanese panda too

  • They knew about it. We had a panda talk exchange.

  • Animals are peace! - You might not look like it but....

  • my room is messy! For Gothic and Lolita fashion lovers that happens.

  • So many clothes. - Right! This is the reality.

  • There are so many clothes, and the ones I wear for work

  • The fashionable clothes I take great care of, the other ones not so much.

  • My room should be spacious, but it feels small. - Gothic and Lolita clothes

  • are so heavy they broke your hanger rack before. - They did.

  • That's a common thing in our fashion styles! - It totally is!

  • I might not look like it but I actually have a master's degree

  • in Science Fiction. Yes that's a real degree. I got that in the

  • UK at a red brick university and I am proud of it, because it's different

  • from Shakespeare and similar things. I wanted to study something I loved and that's

  • what I did. I trying to stay true to my motto on my channel which is "do what you love and

  • love what you do" and try to do the things I like doing. I hope you can also be inspired

  • by seeing all the wonderful fashionable people in the video today, to maybe

  • dear to dress a little bit different if that's what you like to do. I hope you enjoyed this video

  • I catch you soon on Ask Japanese. Bye!

  • Now what actually is this event and why is everyone dressed so fancy?

  • Brilliant Star decorations is the name of an event run but the designers of the Lolita Fashion brand Triple Fortune:

  • Babi and Kaie.

  • This was the third year we could participate in this special World Lolita Collection event.

  • Every year has a theme and this year's theme wasBeautiful Harmonywhich is the name of the current era of Japan.

  • Now why is this even calledWorld Lolita collection?

  • The designers travel to different places during the year, and at the beginning of the year

  • they invite those alternative Fashion Brands they met around the world

  • to come to Japan and present their collections at a grande fashion show.

  • This year 11 international brands took part among famous Japanese brands.

  • What makes this event so special?

  • The fashion show is presented with song, performance and a fancy meal at a grande location.

  • Visitors also have the chance to buy some rare and international items there and then.

  • The guests are always dressed their best

  • and I appreciate every year how inclusive, tolerant and friendly the atmosphere at this event is.

  • Fashion clearly has no border.

  • Triple Fortune are traveling to many countries this year

  • so you might have a chance to meet them at your country and be sure to say hi if you do.

  • It was a great pleasure for us to see what Japanese and international designers are releasing this year

  • and we're looking forward to seeing and featuring more unique fashion styles

  • from Japan and around the world in the future.

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