School uniforms are one of the things girls look forward to when entering school. It may seem difficult to understand how it’s possible to get excited over a uniform, but this article might sway you. I will introduce some of the cutest school uniforms in Japan!
1. Why are Japanese High School Uniforms So Popular?
There is a culture called cosplay. It is a style to enjoy anime or manga in other ways rather than watching or reading. Fans take inspiration from their favorite characters and enjoy immersing themselves in a world of anime.
Among thousands of anime existing in Japan, there are some anime using the school as their main stage. Of course, most of those anime make their original school uniform, but they also deepen the popularity of school uniform cosplay. Nowadays, school uniform is one of the main cosplaying costumes, and many people fantasize about wearing a cute school uniform in real life.
2. Popular School Uniforms
I want to introduce some of the cute school uniforms, and what is the point of the school uniform fashion. I hope you will enjoy looking through photos of stylish school uniforms!
1. 北海道松前高等学校/Matsumae High School in Hokkaido
This school uniform has a pink ribbon as its charm point. The shape and color are unique compared to other schools. The color of the skirt and the inside of blazers are also not often seen in other schools. The blazer’s button positioning is also unusual.
2. 仁愛高校/Jinai High School in Fukushima
This school uniform has a fashionable blazer color. This color makes it more classical and creates a sophisticated atmosphere. Its skirt is also one of the charms of this uniform. The plaid of this skirt does not make the uniform seem childish and avoids ruining the concept.
3. 岩手女子高等学校/Iwate Girls’ High School in Iwate
This school uniform uses a short tie as their ribbon. If you do not like to wear something too girly, this uniform might be for you. Another point of this uniform is its large paid pattern. This softens the image and means the outfit doesn’t look too masculine, even with the tie.
4. 須賀川桐陽高等学校/Sukagawatoyo High School in Fukushima
This school uniform has a big golden ribbon in the center, which is cute! And also, the offwhite and green color pattern is unique. Although the style is classical, it doesn’t look old fashioned.
5. 日本大学山形高等学校/ Nihon University Yamagata Senior High School in Yamagata
This school uniform has a big scarf as its main feature. The color of the scarf is also very chic and stylish. There are two embroidered points on the back of the collar, which make a difference from the other uniforms.
6. 宇都宮清陵高等学校/ Utsunomiya Seiryo High School in Tochigi
This school uniform uses a blue color shirt as their summer uniform, which makes it unique and outstanding. And this deep blue color of ribbon also matches with this light blue color shirt.
7. かえつ有明高校/Kaetsu Ariake high School in Tokyo
This blazer style of school uniform has an unusual long plaid tie. The green and navy give a chic atmosphere of maturity.
8. 関東国際高等学校/Kanto International Senior High School in Tokyo
This school uniform is one of the cutest sailor-style outfits. It has a big golden color ribbon in the center. The three lines on the center of the collar and sleeves are also a feature point of this uniform. The color is not too dark, so it does not come across as severe.
9. 熊本学園大学付属高等学校/Kumamoto Gakuen University Fuzoku High School in Kumamoto
This sailor type of school uniform has a stylish shape of the cuff. The color of this uniform is also a rarely seen light navy color, and it brings an image of freshness. It is also has a belt on a waist.
10. 四日市商業高等学校/ Yokkaichi Commercial High School in Mie
This school uniform has a unique ribbon shape as its charm. Besides the ribbon, the waist is marked by a belt, which is very flattering.
These are some of the Japanese high school uniforms I found cute. When you are making your next high school cosplay, why not take some of these features and bring them into your costume?