- Daisaku Kadokawa, Kyoto's mayor, has published an open letter to Kim Kardashian West urging her to reconsider using the name "Kimono" in her trademark for her underwear brand.
- He also ended his letter by inviting Kim to visit Kyoto, asking her to “experience the essence of Kimono Culture".
- A municipal government spokesperson said the message has also been sent to Kim by post and in an email. However, the city has yet to receive a reply from the American celebrity.
Sources: Facebook / Japan Times