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The Super Cute Book of Kawaii is 1 Year Old!

I can’t believe it’s a whole year since my first book was published. The Super Cute Book of Kawaii was really a dream project for me and it’s now been so long since I worked on it that I’ve forgotten all the panic and deadlines and imposter syndrome and can just be proud of it.

The Super Cute Book of Kawaii

We’re doing a few things to celebrate on Super Cute Kawaii this week so if you’re not already following the blog or our Instagram & Twitter, now’s the time.

Animal Crossing / mar-c of Neptune

Animal Crossing Custom Clothes

I’ve been adding some of my characters to custom clothing so I can wear them in Animal Crossing! I made SCK’s Bunny & Panda and our book cover too and now you can download them to wear yourself.

Animal Crossing / mar-c of Neptune

You need to have a Switch Online account and the Able Sisters shop. Just go to the kiosk screen at the back of the shop and search for my creator code MA-3523-0249-6954 to see all the designs. My villagers like them too!

The Super Cute Book of Kawaii free wallpapers

Free Wallpapers

I’ve made 8 free wallpapers for phones and tablets that you can download over at SCK. One set has our animal mascots that pop up throughout the book, and the other has fashion illustrations I did for the kawaii style quiz.

The Super Cute Book of Kawaii

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There’s some free printables coming too, but I’m still working on them. Check out SCK on Friday.

If you haven’t picked up a copy of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii yet, it’s available worldwide as a print book (with squishy cover!) or ebook, or you can order a signed copy (or signed bookplate) direct from me with an exclusive bookmark. Thanks so much if you already bought one!


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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