Thursday, March 11, 2010

Mama Kurata

I love hats. I have multiple cowboy hats, biker hats, a fedora. They can express your personality or be a part of a uniform. Police, firefighters, rangers, fast food workers, hunters and ballplayers all wears hats unique to their profession .

My favorite hats are the ones I create for the Japanese animation conventions I go to with my family. I love to dress up in costume but there aren't many characters that someone my age can play. Then along came Kodocha. Mama Kurata has a grade school daughter,Sana, who is a TV star . One day, Mama and Sana visited a pet shop. A crazy little ground squirrel jumped on Mama's head and refused to get off. So Maro-Chan comes home to be a part of the family. Mama is a succesful author with a crazy sense of humor and a very unique view on hats. This means I get to do something different with her hats each year. The Mad Hatter hasn't got anything on me.



I felt that the squirrel should have some of the fun.
Hat # 1, the squirrel is fishing.
Spending a day on the pond
Wondering, wishing
To catch the biggest fish that he can.



Hat #2, I thought he felt lonely.
So he married his one true love
In a Japanese style wedding
In my hat far above
The applauding guests.



Hat#3 Is a Star Wars sight.
To the future we go,
The Emperor to fight.
It's Darth Chipmunk against
Maro-Chan Skywalker
You see.
The outcome was certain.
It's Victory.



Hat#4 Is in tribute to
The Red Socks. They did it.
The Death of the Curse.
The World series was won!!
At last, we were first.









I'll explain the rest later, to work I must go.



6 comments:

  1. you truly have the most amazing hats...what fun!

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  2. What a delightful post! I never get over your talent and creativity! Plus you are a VITAL part of the organization ;) You know what I mean, even if everyone else doesn't.

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  3. Wow, I'm impressed. That's some collection. You're one talented lady.

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  4. costumes are nice and cool like a princess.
    :)

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  5. Although I've seen many of these hats "in person," so to speak, it's nice to see photos showing them along with the entire costumes.

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  6. costumes are nice and cool like a princess.
    :)

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