Do you want to wear a short-length kimono? It seems that more people are thinking ,"I want a short kimono that even popular anime characters wear!". Here, we will introduce the features and popular colours of the short length kimono above the knee along with the photos.

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What Kind of Clothes are Short-length Kimonos?

Japanese kimonos usually have ankle-length. However, short-length kimono that are knee-short have recently been sold. The types are listed here.

Short Kimono Robe

What Kind of Clothes are Short-length Kimonos?

Girls party. Beautiful female friends in robes having fun at the bachelorette party. A glamorous smiling female model dressed in silk pink pajamas, celebrating and drinking champagne at a chicken party. High quality images

Silk and satin robe-style kimono worn in the West. Short lengths are also popular. Is it a little sexy? It looks good in hot weather though!

Short Length Yukata

We don't see short kimonos in Japan in these days, but over a decade ago, knee-length yukatas were booming among young women. Nowadays the boom is gone, and the yukata is usually ankle-length.

Yosakoi Dances in a Short Kimono

“Yosakoi”, which originated in Kochi Prefecture, is dressed in short kimono and pants in order to dance to the intense rhythm while wearing kimono.

Read article about Yosakoi here

Short Kimono of Anime Character

Among Japanese anime fans, short-length kimonos are called "mini kimono". The representative characters in mini kimono are KUROTSUCHI Nemu (涅ネム) of "BLEACH" and AYASATO Mayo (綾里真宵) of "Ace Attorney" (逆転裁判).

In addition, the Tohoku region's cheering character "TOHOKU Zunko" (東北ずん子) also wears a mini kimono.

Short Length Kimono Colours

Short Length Kimono Colours

Since many people wear short-length kimonos as if they were cosplayers, red, pink, yellow, etc. are popular. Many of them have patterns of butterflies and cherry blossoms.

For those who wants to know more about White Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Black Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Red Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Blue Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Pink Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Purple Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Velvet Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Green Kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about Yellow Kimono, check out this article 

Where can I Buy a Short Length Kimono?

Available at online shop. Some people wear it as cosplay, so it's sometimes posted in a cosplay specialty web shop.

For those who wants to know more about where to buy a kimono, check out this article

How Much does a Short Length Kimono Cost?

A robe type is cheap and costs around 2,000 yen. A short length yukata can be purchased online for about 5,000 yen. Cosplay costumes may cost more than 10,000 yen.

For those who wants to know more about how much is a kimono, check out this article

For those who wants to know more about how to make a kimono, check out this article

Are there Patterns for Short Kimonos?

As we mentioned earlier, in Japan, short kimonos are almost never worn. In addition, the pattern has not been around so much because the short yukata has gone off the boom. It's a good idea to get a regular kimono pattern and adjust it to your desired length.

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