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Uniqlo's Shonen Jump Anime T-Shirts are the Right Kind of Dorky

Just be sure to pick the pieces that won't make you look like a weeb.
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Referencing pop culture in clothes can be a tricky line to tread. And it's one that you'd have to tread if you're interested in the Uniqlo and Shonen Jump collaboration collection. 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world's most popular manga anthology, Uniqlo has released a line of graphic T-shirts that pays homage to some of its greatest manga titles. It's a collection that otakus and nostalgic millennials alike would love. The first batch just dropped here in the Philippines today.

But of course, some of the designs are better than others—which is to say that the collection has a few pieces that push the anime fandom a little too far, at the expense of design. You'd run the risk of looking like a weeaboo in shirts with oversized prints or huge Japanese characters in brush typefaces. Stick to the minimal graphics with more subtle references to your favorite anime titles. Here are our picks:

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The first release of the Uniqlo x Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary collection is now available in Uniqlo stores nationwide.

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