Baby, the Stars Shine Bright is searching for a new Lolita princess. Join them in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki prefecture - the setting of the book and film Kamikaze Girls (Shimotsuma Monogatari) on October 23 as they select a new Lolita representative - Momoko for a new generation! The winner will receive some fantastic prizes!
We only have preliminary information for this event, dubbed "The world's grandest party of Lolita" - what you see above is what we know. A tour for foreign Lolitas is being organized for the event by Hankyu Travel. We will bring you further information once there's an application process in place for English speakers!
UPDATE: We'll be consolidating all info in a new post once it's complete, but here is some initial English information:
On October 23rd 2011, the most magnificent Lolita party will be held at Shimotsuma City.
Produced by Kamikaze Girls, BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT, Shimotsuma City
Shimotsuma City is looking for MOMOKO RYUGASAKI
It's been seven years since Momoko revealed she was the daughter of Himiko and left Shimotsuma City.
She is traveling all over Japan wearing dresses with lots of frills.
If we cannot find her, we will make all Lolita girls get together in Shimotsuma and choose "Momoko No.2" as the princess of Lolita.
All of Lolita girls... Let's gather in Shimotsuma!!
If you think you are Momoko No.2! or you are the princess!
Please join from this form.
(It will be active soon in the future. Please wait a little while. ↓↓)
With Misako Aoki!
"Kamikaze Girls" Movie Scene Location Tour
You can take a pilgrimage to the places of various scenes of "Kamikaze Girls" and participate in the world's grandest party of Lolita!
Produced by Hankyu Travel International Co., LTD.
The top of the Lolita industry will check your Lolita Fashion!
Sanuma Friendly Festival 2011 – The world's grandest party of Lolita
Misako Aoki (Charisma Lolita Model)
Novala Takemoto (Kamikaze Girls Author)
Akinori Isobe (The president of BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT)
Fumiyo Isobe (The executive director of BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT)
BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT AUTUMN/WINTER FASHION SHOW!!
20 new Products will be shown!!!
BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT store in Shimotsuma will be open for 1 day!!
You can buy Baby items in Shimotsuma!