MIMIKAKI — Japanese Earpicks

Kawaii! Japanese TAIYAKI Earpick

Kawaii! Japanese TAIYAKI Earpick

Japanese people love mimikaki (ear picks)!

They use mimikaki as well as cotton swabs to clean their ears, so everyone has a couple of them at home.

There are all kinds of mimikaki are sold at stores.

Mimikaki are also popular as souvenirs at tourist-sites, just like key chains or cell phone charms.

In Japan, people clean each others’ ears with ear picks, especially a mother to a child or a wife to a husband.

It’s considered as an intimacy action, and the scene that a newly wed wife cleans her husband’s ears with mimikaki on her laps is often seen in Japanese movies or animes.


This is JAPAN Style!


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