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What (Not) to Wear: Undressing Kill la Kill’s Wardrobe [NSFW]

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“What I drew was not eroticism. It was all about Japan’s culture of shame. The characters want to show what they’ve got, but they’re too embarrassed to do so. It’s all about the tug of war between men and women. I wanted that embarrassment to be the eroticism of the stories.”

Go Nagai in a 2008 interview

I did not like Kill la Kill until episode three of the series.