Mar 31, 2008

Reaction to Takeo Doi's "The Anatomy of Dependence" (Part 2)

For this reaction I simply want to put these 3 things together:

 1. This quote from the book:

[...] it is the person who can embody infantile dependence in its purest form who is most qualified to stand at the top in Japanese society.

 2. This pic from Berryz Kobo International:

 3. This quote from American Wota:

As for which individual H!P Kids I see doing well… Or at least well in comparison to everyone else…

Momoko, certainly, if she can handle being the next Ogura Yuko. And by that I mean drawing a balance between her growing maturity - and the sexy appeal it can hold - and her childlike idol persona.

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