In fashion, advertising, cartoons, food, toys and the Japanese people themselves Japan is a hyper-cute country.
The best example of Japanese cuteness are the countless cute characters in Japanese anime and manga.
From a young age boys and girls alike are dressed in cute clothing such as these school uniforms.
Even uniforms for adults can be cute.
There is a social pressure in Japan for young women to look cute.
Cuteness has been a successful marketing strategy for many Japanese products.
Public warnings in Japan are always so cute that they don't look dangerous at all.
Japan is also a major importer of cuteness. Tokyo Disneyland was an instant success and some American characters such as snoopy are far more popular in Japan then anywhere else.
Even Japanese buses and jets can be cute.
Presentation has always been an important consideration for Japanese cuisine ... these days that often means that food is becoming cute.
The Japanese can make anything cute .. even poo.