Arts and Culture

Five things we had to have at Nan Desu Kan

Nan Desu Kan is a world unto itself, and the culture of that world sucks you in. It's something akin to jumping headlong into a manga book, and you begin to see things in terms of that skewed universe: Pink and blue locks, tails, huge eyes and supernaturally spiky hair are the norm, not the anomaly, at NDK. And you begin to feel like maybe you really need these things and their pop-culture accoutrements back out in the real world, as we did over the weekend.

See also: - Nan Desu Kan 2012: Bronies, Lolitas and Dreamers - Nan Desu Kan 2012 - 50 Cosplayers at Nan Desu Kan

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