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The 90-minute event on the eighth floor of an electronics shop in Tokyo’s Akihabara district one recent Sunday afternoon was unlike anything you’d expect to encounter in the bubble-gum world of Japanese teen fashion.

Sure, up-and-coming fashion models Miho Asada, Yurika Harada and Manami Ute were on stage touting the release of their new fashion DVDs, in which they strike poses to background music. Nothing unusual about that.

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