"Abnormal shōjo script." The five narrowest rows present the Japanese cursive syllabary (hiragana) in its "normal" typographic form. Below each standard model syllable is its "abnormal" variant, sometimes two. (The figure represents only a portion of the complete syllabary.) From Yamane (1986: inside cover).

From Takarazuka: sexual politics and popular culture in modern Japan by Jennifer Robertson

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  • Figure 24. "Abnormal shōjo script." The five narrowest rows present the Japanese cursive syllabary (hiragana) in its "normal" typographic form. Below each standard model syllable is its "abnormal" variant, sometimes two. (The figure represents only a portion of the complete syllabary.) From Yamane (1986: inside cover).