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From right, Yohji Yamamoto, Kansai Yamamoto, Issey Miyake speaking at a news conference on the launch of the Council of Fashion Designers, Tokyo in 1985. (Photo courtesy of the Council of Fashion Designers, Tokyo)
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In 1986, a song titled "Yogiri no House Mannequin ("A House Mannequin in a Night Fog") was released and became a big hit in Japan with its comical lyrics.

"I'm a house mannequin in a night fog and I again ate a salmon bento box for lunch," the song goes.

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