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Not quite human, not quite doll... fashion model causes a stir in Tokyo03:41

Not quite human, not quite doll... fashion model causes a stir in Tokyo

Japan, Tokyo
September 15, 2017 at 20:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

'Living doll' fashion model Lulu Hashimoto caused a stir on the streets of Tokyo, Friday, as she posed for photos and greeted fans.

Hashimoto's striking appearance consists of a full-body doll-suit including a wig, mask and stockings. According to Hashimoto, her radical look was driven by her desire to be cute. She received inspiration after meeting a designer of doll costumes, according to her interpreter; "She met an artist who was making costumes for dolls, became inspired and completed her look."

The model has developed a large fan base as well as a social media following, with over 27,000 followers on Instagram. "I'm crazy about her. Since I first saw her, I looked at her twitter every day and wanted to meet her. So today I am very happy to meet Lulu," gushed Hashimoto fan and Japanese calligrapher Hanna Hamaguchi, who was lucky enough to meet her idol.

Hashimoto has also proven a success with the Japanese modelling scene, and has been selected as one of 134 semi-finalists in the Miss iD beauty pageant, which accepts non-human contestants.

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'Living doll' fashion model Lulu Hashimoto caused a stir on the streets of Tokyo, Friday, as she posed for photos and greeted fans.

Hashimoto's striking appearance consists of a full-body doll-suit including a wig, mask and stockings. According to Hashimoto, her radical look was driven by her desire to be cute. She received inspiration after meeting a designer of doll costumes, according to her interpreter; "She met an artist who was making costumes for dolls, became inspired and completed her look."

The model has developed a large fan base as well as a social media following, with over 27,000 followers on Instagram. "I'm crazy about her. Since I first saw her, I looked at her twitter every day and wanted to meet her. So today I am very happy to meet Lulu," gushed Hashimoto fan and Japanese calligrapher Hanna Hamaguchi, who was lucky enough to meet her idol.

Hashimoto has also proven a success with the Japanese modelling scene, and has been selected as one of 134 semi-finalists in the Miss iD beauty pageant, which accepts non-human contestants.

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