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19th Mar '16 12:26:28 PM nombretomado
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* Traci Van Horn of ''HannahMontana'', at least in the episode [[CluelessAesop "No Sugar Sugar"]], in which she hosts a sweet sixteen birthday party ("emphasis on ''sweet''") despite being two years past the deadline. She seems to be pushing herself as some childish brand of trying really-too-hard to be sexy, as she proceeds to simper about in a saccharine, disturbingly coquettish manner, waving an oversized rainbow lollipop in Oliver's face while flirting with him. He's more interested in the lollipop, but who could blame the guy?
* Bernadette on TheBigBangTheory wears floral skirts, has an adorable squeaky voice, and could provide a page image for FunSize; it's easy to forget she's a freaking genius microbiologist with an interest physics, CuteButCacophonic, and a CovertPervert. While a lot of the cuteness is genuine, she's a RaisedCatholic CulturalRebel and thus a bit of a SeeminglyWholesomeFiftiesGirl.

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* Traci Van Horn of ''HannahMontana'', ''Series/HannahMontana'', at least in the episode [[CluelessAesop "No Sugar Sugar"]], in which she hosts a sweet sixteen birthday party ("emphasis on ''sweet''") despite being two years past the deadline. She seems to be pushing herself as some childish brand of trying really-too-hard to be sexy, as she proceeds to simper about in a saccharine, disturbingly coquettish manner, waving an oversized rainbow lollipop in Oliver's face while flirting with him. He's more interested in the lollipop, but who could blame the guy?
* Bernadette on TheBigBangTheory ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' wears floral skirts, has an adorable squeaky voice, and could provide a page image for FunSize; it's easy to forget she's a freaking genius microbiologist with an interest physics, CuteButCacophonic, and a CovertPervert. While a lot of the cuteness is genuine, she's a RaisedCatholic CulturalRebel and thus a bit of a SeeminglyWholesomeFiftiesGirl.
20th Jan '16 5:26:41 AM hydrix
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It would be reasonable to assume that there is some kind of connection between ''kawaiiko'' and {{Lolicon}}, but the nature of the relationship -- if one does exist -- is not clear.

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It would be reasonable to assume that there is some kind of connection between Much like ''kawaiiko'' and {{Lolicon}}, {{Lolicon}} is an exaggeration of what is socially acceptable in Japan, but in the nature case of {{Lolicon}} it is mostly done by sexualizing children while ''kawaiiko'' is more about exaggerating cuteness traits. Both however may only be found in the relationship -- if one does exist -- is not clear.
Japanese underground scene.
15th Jan '16 9:08:35 AM Adept
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* IdolSinger [[HelloProject Matsuura Aya]] used to affect a ''kawaiiko'' stage persona called "Ayaya" (which made her convincing portrayal of surly and violent near-delinquent Saki in the 2006 ''SukebanDeka'' film a major surprise for her fans). In the last couple of years, however, she seems to have gone from Ayaya to just Aya, releasing more mature songs and acting less cute.

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* IdolSinger [[HelloProject Matsuura Aya]] used to affect a ''kawaiiko'' stage persona called "Ayaya" (which made her convincing portrayal of surly and violent near-delinquent Saki in the 2006 ''SukebanDeka'' ''Manga/SukebanDeka'' film a major surprise for her fans). In the last couple of years, however, she seems to have gone from Ayaya to just Aya, releasing more mature songs and acting less cute.
15th Dec '15 10:27:40 AM Willbyr
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* [[ChocottoSister Choco]] is downright adorable.

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* [[ChocottoSister [[Manga/ChocottoSister Choco]] is downright adorable.
13th Dec '15 5:44:14 PM Willbyr
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* ''Anime/MaiHime}'': Munakata Shiho is very cute and cheery, but [[ClingyJealousGirl when she gets angry]], she gets ''angry''.

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* ''Anime/MaiHime}'': ''Anime/MaiHime'': Munakata Shiho is very cute and cheery, but [[ClingyJealousGirl when she gets angry]], she gets ''angry''.



* Similar to Nermal, Chi from ''ChisSweetHome''. She's more of a kawaiiko, though, because she's naive about it.

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* Similar to Nermal, Chi from ''ChisSweetHome''.''Manga/ChisSweetHome''. She's more of a kawaiiko, though, because she's naive about it.
7th Dec '15 8:48:05 AM Hossmeister
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* ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney: [[ColonCancer Justice For All]]'' has, in the third case "Turnabout Big Top" a 16 year old girl with big eyes and blonde hair.. Who is so cute she's gotten several marriage proposals (one by a '''36''' year old!), and has the titular Phoenix Wright and his plucky sidekick ''powerless'' to decline a request of finding her outfit (as shown in the ButThouMust page). ... Err, her other outfit.

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* ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney: [[ColonCancer Justice For All]]'' ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyJusticeForAll'' has, in the third case "Turnabout Big Top" a 16 year old girl with big eyes and blonde hair.. Who is so cute she's gotten several marriage proposals (one by a '''36''' year old!), and has the titular Phoenix Wright and his plucky sidekick ''powerless'' to decline a request of finding her outfit (as shown in the ButThouMust page). ... Err, her other outfit.
12th Nov '15 4:19:34 PM nombretomado
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* Lina, the yellow archer from ''RivieraThePromisedLand'', is concentrated {{Kawaiiko}}.

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* Lina, the yellow archer from ''RivieraThePromisedLand'', ''VideoGame/RivieraThePromisedLand'', is concentrated {{Kawaiiko}}.
9th Sep '15 10:34:56 AM Willbyr
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* Azusa Shiratori from ''RanmaOneHalf''.

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* Azusa Shiratori from ''RanmaOneHalf''.''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''.



* Tamama from ''KeroroGunso'' ... just don't get him mad.

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* Tamama from ''KeroroGunso'' ...''Manga/SgtFrog'' ... just don't get him mad.



* Ran from ''UruseiYatsura'' is a {{Yandere}} who acts like a Kawaiiko when she's trying to look good.

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* Ran from ''UruseiYatsura'' ''Anime/UruseiYatsura'' is a {{Yandere}} who acts like a Kawaiiko when she's trying to look good.



* Lillith from ''YamiToBoushiToHonNoTabibito''.

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* Lillith from ''YamiToBoushiToHonNoTabibito''.''VisualNovel/YamiToBoushiToHonNoTabibito''.



* ''Anime/{{Mai-HiME}}'': Munakata Shiho is very cute and cheery, but [[ClingyJealousGirl when she gets angry]], she gets ''angry''.
* Akira Kogami in ''LuckyStar'''s [[ShowWithinAShow Lucky Channel]] is a cutesy, sugary GenkiGirl to the public, and when she gets tired of it, she reverts back to her true personality of [[HatesTheJobLovesTheLimelight a jaded, bitter entertainment industry veteran]].

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* ''Anime/{{Mai-HiME}}'': ''Anime/MaiHime}'': Munakata Shiho is very cute and cheery, but [[ClingyJealousGirl when she gets angry]], she gets ''angry''.
* Akira Kogami in ''LuckyStar'''s ''Manga/LuckyStar'''s [[ShowWithinAShow Lucky Channel]] is a cutesy, sugary GenkiGirl to the public, and when she gets tired of it, she reverts back to her true personality of [[HatesTheJobLovesTheLimelight a jaded, bitter entertainment industry veteran]].



* Quattro of ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'', a {{Meganekko}} who looks all cutesy, speaks all cutesy, and acts all cutesy. Naturally, she's turns out to be [[SmugSnake the evil, nasty one]] of the [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]].

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* Quattro of ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'', ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'', a {{Meganekko}} who looks all cutesy, speaks all cutesy, and acts all cutesy. Naturally, she's turns out to be [[SmugSnake the evil, nasty one]] of the [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]].
18th Aug '15 10:30:47 AM MechWarrior
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In Japanese, ''kawaii'' means "cute", but [[{{Kawaisa}} the concept has far more overtones than it does in English]] -- and far more power. For many Japanese schoolgirls (and some women), being ''kawaii'' is kind of like being sexy for Western women: it means that they are desirable, attractive and wanted. It becomes a primary goal in their social lives, and success, as measured in the reactions of their peers, is practically an affirmation of their worth as a female.

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In Japanese, ''kawaii'' means "cute", but [[{{Kawaisa}} [[{{UsefulNotes/Kawaisa}} the concept has far more overtones than it does in English]] -- and far more power. For many Japanese schoolgirls (and some women), being ''kawaii'' is kind of like being sexy for Western women: it means that they are desirable, attractive and wanted. It becomes a primary goal in their social lives, and success, as measured in the reactions of their peers, is practically an affirmation of their worth as a female.
15th Jul '15 10:15:39 PM fierystage
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* Mimete of the Witches 5 arc in ''Manga/SailorMoon'' has Kawaiiko traits. She has aspirations of being an IdolSinger, always wears flouncy dresses even when trying to fight the Senshi, mostly targets famous and attractive men for stealing heart crystals (and in at least one instance bakes a cake for one of them) and almost always talks with a BabyTalk tone of voice.

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* Mimete of the Witches 5 arc in ''Manga/SailorMoon'' has Kawaiiko traits. She has aspirations of being an IdolSinger, always often wears flouncy dresses even when outside the lab (even when trying to fight the Senshi, Senshi), mostly targets famous and attractive men for stealing heart crystals (and in at least one instance bakes a cake for one of them) and almost always talks with a BabyTalk tone of voice.
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