When I started this post I realised I had so much I wanted to say that I would actually need two posts ! ! ! So in this first one I want to talk about the two main styles of uniform and a little of the history of school uniforms in Japan and then something about personalising uniforms. Next week I will focus on School uniforms in J-pop but first lets get to know the uniforms and something about the girls that wear them ! ! !
In Japanese schools when the lesson starts the kids stand up and formally bow to the teacher. This is to show they are focused and ready to learn and as sign of respect for the teacher. We ready to start now - so stop talking at the back of the class and pay attention ! ! !