#200 Purikura

Purikura is short for Print Club or プリント倶楽部 in Japanese.

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It’s a icon of youth culture in Japan

The first machines started in 1995 and there’s been a boom in them ever since.

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From teenage girls dressing up with their friends to couples taking romantic shots.

It usually costs 400 yen for 4-6 purikura photos.

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They print them in cuttable strips for sharing and often the pictures double as stickers.

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There are a variety of machines you can use…
from cute ones that make your eyes massive and add makeup to silly ones full of joke stamps to decorate your pictures.

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