Tantalizing Tarot and Cute Cartomancy in Japan

  title={Tantalizing Tarot and Cute Cartomancy in Japan},
  author={L. Miller},
  journal={Japanese Studies},
  pages={73 - 91}
  • L. Miller
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Japanese Studies
A notable and markedly gendered development among Japanese fans of divination (uranai) and the occult is the increased desire for exotic tarot cards and other types of oracle card decks. This interest promotes new opportunities for the consumption of divination services, and fortune-telling experts offer extensive menus of card reading services in a wide range of settings. Consumers may buy beautiful, cute and novelty decks that cater to devotees of specific themes, manga, or anime, such as… Expand