Adorned by Chi is the brand creating space for Black characters in anime

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Awkward Black kids hardly get a voice. However, one brand representing them loud and proud is Adorned by Chi. The “magical girl” brand is where Blerds (Black nerds), E-girls and anime lovers come to see themselves.

Where the world of anime and manga are concerned, Adorned by Chi creates a magical universe with Black characters at the helm. Shoppers can follow the stories of Adaze, Gogo, Kelechi, Kairaluchukwu and Emeka in their own digital manga. Plus, Adorned by Chi carries some of the cutest Pro Black merch to embrace your inner weirdo.

Take a peek at some of our favorites pieces from this super cute brand.

Shop: Awkward Iron-On Patch, $7.99 (Orig. $11.99)

Credit: Adorned by Chi

Why we love it: Making light of feeling different in your own skin, this cute patch reminds you that it’s okay to be awkward. Simply iron it onto your favorite jacket, jeans or crewneck to transform any old piece into a custom design.

Shop: Hands Off The Hair Unisex Short-Sleeve T-Shirt,$ 17.99 (Orig. $32.99)

Credit: Adorned by Chi

Why we love it: A warning to others to keep your hands off the crown, this “Hands off the Hair” tee is just what you need to say that thing without saying anything at all. Solange said it best, but Adorned by Chi lets everyone know it in print: don’t touch my hair.

Shop: Let’s Cry Together Crewneck Sweatshirt, 35.99 (Orig. $44.99)

Credit: Adorned by Chi

Why we love it: Being Black is a blessing, but it also comes with its challenges. Let your clothes tell the world how your feeling with this adorable “Let’s Cry Together” crewneck. Plus, it’s unisex — because we all need a cry here and there.

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