In this video from Vox they discuss what has made the Japanese Sanrio character Gudetama so popular, They talk about how and why Japanese Kawaii culture developed and how the Japanese notion of cuteness isn’t as simple as the ideas of good and evil in American culture.
Students will discuss characters, cuteness and the stress of modern life.
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In this lesson students will discuss video games and design. In this video from Vox, Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto discusses why he thinks his designs are so special.
How the inventor of Mario designs a game – Worksheet
Mario picture from Orçun AÇIK on Flickr