from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A daughter; a girl.


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  • Mecha musume titles tend to be overrun with fanservice though. on July 14, 2008 at 8: 28 pm | Reply hazy

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  • I ve got a problem now to believe that all morning musume members have been selected regarding their tendency of being latent lesbians.

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  • Japanese virgins and wives have each distinct coiffures, by which, apart from the shaven eyebrows and the teeth dyed black of the married women, the _musume_ or young maiden may be known.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • She is now a musume, or moosme, the Japanese girl, one of the merriest, brightest little creatures in the world.

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  • Then the pretty musume of the inn opens the chamber to the fresh mountain air and the early sun, rolls back all the wooden shutters into their casings behind the gallery, takes down the brown mosquito net, brings a hibachi with freshly kindled charcoal for my morning smoke, and trips away to get our breakfast.

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  • When one considers what mecha musume are, Shimada Humikane's design really starts to come together.

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  • Much like the many anime mascots and "- tans", mecha musume are part of a popular trend of personifying abstract ideas and inanimate entities through embellishing characters with various indicative features.

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  • Indeed, I enjoyed the first season so much that in anticipation for the second, I bought the stunning artbook from Shimada Humikane, who both designed the characters from Strike Witches and coined the term, "mecha musume."

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  • According to website Akibanana, the staff is made up of otoko no musume ( "male daughters").


  • According to website Akibanana, the staff is made up of otoko no musume ( "male daughters").



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