Mickey Mouse stars in kabuki poses on new line of limited-edition, Tokyo-only goods

Originally published on Sora News by Dale Roll


Plus, be the proud owner of Disney-decorated Kyoto traditional handicrafts!

Are you a fan of both Disney and Japanese traditional arts? Then you’re gonna wanna see Disney’s newest line of limited-edition goods!

The Mickey Next Japan Market line contains traditional Kyoto handicrafts and accessories featuring Mickey Mouse in traditional ukiyo-e print portraits and kabuki poses. Especially prominent is Mickey imitating the famous ukiyo-woodblock painting of an Edo-period kabuki actor, as shown by this Japanese teacup (880 yen/US$7.99).

▼ Mickey on the left, the original painting by Sharaku on the right. They’ve done a good job replicating it!

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