by Liam Akin
Liam Akin is an American cartoonist who has been living in Kyoto since 2003. After struggling to understand the language and culture for years, he decided it was more fun to remain stupid and just milk everything for a laugh.
In Japan, tradition never goes out of fashion. But that doesn’t mean it never gets reborn. Since the kimono’s straight-line shape was established in 794, the garment has continued to …