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Ikemen Tags
A Kind of Greeting Cards?
Date:13, May, 2019
Investigated and Written by Misaka Youhei
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Hello, I'm talking about Ikemen Tags produced by Nihon Hallmark today. What is that? you might ask. Look below first, please.



Ikemen Tag IKEMEN_09
No.: EFM-708-658
Price: 410 YEN (tax in)

Among Japanese people, "Ikemen" is a general term of good-looking guys. Many kinds of Japanese Ikemen are printed on the tags. Of course, as you know by seeing, printed is a picture of Ikemen, not a photograph.

Why do they print such pictures? Needless to say, you don't need to use the tags when you are no interested in good-looking guys. The tags with Ikemen pictures kind of work for healing those who like Ikemen. For instance, there is an office and some female workers there. The tags are mainly produced for them. Normal tags look dull, don't they? Seeing an Ikemen tag there, they may give a little chuckle.



Ikemen Tag IKEMEN_01
No.: EFM-695-682
Price: 410 YEN (tax in)

Hallmark is a greeting cards company established in 1910 America. I'm unsure how popular they are in your country. Nihon Hallmark was established in 1997 Tokyo as their branch, and are almost unpopular in Japan. Anyway, the Ikemen tags may be a kind of greeting cards. Why? It works for connecting somebody else with you well in a community like a greeting card, doesn't it?

You don't think the pictures look good at all, you may say. I don't guess that's a mystery. Impression is different from individual to individual, as you know.


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