Asanoha, an “Ode to Japan”


posted on 5th of january, 2010

Not unusually, throughout time we get accustomed to symbols, glyphs and patterns so easily to the point of shamelessly ignoring their origin. Our society’s immediacy can become an almost unbeatable murderer to history and beautifully crafted stories. This simple text is a small pièce de résistance. (Read more @ LittleLion Studio)

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Posted by Rosedarc on January 06, 2010
Glad to have learnt a new Japanese word today! Arigatou gozaimasu.
I love your designs, not a surprise really since as I love Japan so much.
Posted by Littlelion on January 06, 2010
Hi Georgeskyrillos, Oshichi, became the most famous teenager of the Edo Period and being a teenager, she used to wear clothes with the Asanoha pattern (check her picture in the article for the pattern!). With time she started to be associated with the pattern itself.

Thanks to all who's commented but i'd really appreciate if you could do it directly in the post.

All the best in 2010!
Posted by Joe1971 on January 06, 2010
nice background.
Posted by smartview27 on January 06, 2010
interesting background
Posted by Georgeskyrillos on January 05, 2010
Very interesting, but I didn't get how is Asanoha related to the story of Yaoya Oshichi??



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