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Novala Takemoto’s Shimotsuma Monogatari Kamikaze Girls and the Japanese Lolita KATHRYN A. HARDY BERNAL   A true Lolita must nurture a Rococo spirit and live a Rococo lifestyle.[1] Momoko Ryugasaki   So begins Novala Takemoto’s novel, Kamikaze Girls, known in Japan as Shimotsuma Monogatari (“Shimotsuma Story”), and the inspiration for Tetsuya Nakashima’s 2004 film of the same name.[2] Spawning a manga version, illustrated by Yukio Kanesada in 2005, it is an example of shōjo (teenage girls’) fiction that weaves together the stories of two

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