so it appears that Junko Mizuno has also done some work for Kokeshi Doll (on the Samurai tour). i'm afraid to go down this road... i have enough hobbies/interests as it is. ~sigh
Kokeshi Doll n. kO-'kA'-shE 'däl
1 : a small-scale figure of a human being used especially as a child's plaything.
2 : simple stylized dolls that are made for tourists on vacation in Japan. In Japan, these hand-painted, lathe-turned wooden dolls often had a cylindrical base (the body) and a round head. Many people collect these small dolls.
3: 3-piece all-grrl heavy rock band from Japan.