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True Colors CHANNEL #14

#14 "“Your eyes are weird” – Bullied yet no disability recognition: The dilemma of being in the gray
" Featuring Prosthetic Eye Girl PIPIRU

PIPIRU was born without fully grown eyeballs and has been wearing a prosthetic eye since she was 10 months old. The prosthetic eye should be cleaned six times a day. The cost more than 100,000 yen each, all at her own expense. When she was a student, she hid the fact that she was wearing a prosthetic eye because of words spoken to her by a classmate. She will share her thoughts on her “life with an artificial eye” with MC Noa Tsurusaki and navigator Hyadain.

Guest: Prosthetic Eye Girl PIPIRU

  1. PIPIRU was congenitally born with a small right eyeball and blindness. She has been wearing a prosthetic eye since she was 10 months old. In May 2019 she launched her YouTube channel, "Prosthetic Eye Girl PIPIRU". She has been making appearances in the media since 2021 to communicate how to use prosthetic eye more comfortably, among other things.


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Navigator: Hyadain

  1. Hyadain is a music creator born in 1980 at Osaka.
    He began playing the piano at the age of three. After graduating from Kyoto University, he began his writing career in earnest. He has provided music to various artists and is also a TV personality himself.

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MC: Noa Tsurusaki

  1. She began modeling for the magazine in 2013. She made her acting debut as a heroine in the drama "Masked Rider Zero One. Her multiple activities, including the launch of her own fashion brand "Romansual," have attracted much attention.


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