Thursday, August 03, 2006


Domokun is one of my favorite little characters from Japan. He's really just a mascot for NHK, the television company, but I think he's pretty charming. My students in Japan found my love for Domokun absolutely bizarre. Even more so than my breasts, which were also quite fascinating. Still are. Anyway, when I asked them what he is supposed to be I got a variety of strange answers like: cute monster, angry poop, crazy monkey with no tail, ferocious animal, and bad teddy. Yesterday I was looking on eBay for some Domokun merchandise that I don't have yet. I have magnets, buttons, tablets, dolls, pens, and one lame t-shirt. The t-shirts they have for sale are kind of lame and expensive, so I thought I'd make my own. I already know what a few of you lawyer types out there are thinking. Copyright, eh?

I promise, I won't sell them. I won't even try to call what I'm doing a type of parody, which could possibly bail me out. Nevertheless, I made two. One for me, and one on a light purple t-shirt that's pretty medium in size. Yours for the taking. Just be the first to say you want it in the comments.

And... Thanks for all the sweet comments and emails about yesterday's entry. I agonized all day about just deleting the damn thing. I'm so glad I didn't. Thank you sweet friends. I feel very loved.

7 comments:

LA said...

I CALL SUPER AWESOME SHIRT!!!!!!

Whaaahahahahaaaa!!!!

I rule!

NUMBER ONE!

WHOOHOO!!!

Emily said...

Hi Julie- this is Emily! Mom just called me over to see the t-shirt. I should have you teach me how to make those- that'd be fun! Miss you- Em enimly@comcast.net

Rebecca said...

crap, I am always late to the party.. maybe I can come over and make my own with some tutelage

emily said...

dang, i want that t-shirt! i lvoe domokun too. one time i went to this very hip party at the blu dot warehouse. it was movie screening of a movie about barbie and gi joe at a dance club and domokun was the DJ. oh yeah, and gi joe was gay. what a surprise.

Kari said...

ahhhhh, I love the shirt, I wish I would have won!!!! dang it!!

Anonymous said...

And I am the proud Mother of this talented girl! So cute Julie

Betsy said...

I am the proud Mother in law of this talented girl...I guess what I have to be proud of is that my smart son married her! Good going, Cheryl (Julie's Mom), and great job, Julie!