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why use japan character？？？？？
Both the description page and the FAQ give a little bit of context about the Hiragana legends:
Q: Give me a backstory.
A: In August 2016, just after The Amazing Chocolatier’s drop ended, I started working on two new sets. One of those was Nautilus, which was finished first, and the other one was an unnamed set that later became Serika. While working on Nautilus, I had something very clear: I wanted to work on a less flashy and more subtle color way but without falling into the “boring” tag. I also wanted to make a set were yellow was the main component and not just an accent (like in Chocolatier or Nautilus). For the alphas, I had obviously go for something lighter, so I opted for a white (with a tint of beige). And that’s how the colorway was decided.
Fast forward to November 2017, just before Nautilus started shipping, I started working again on the set. There were two unfinished issues: its name and the novelties. The name issue was solved quite fast. Like many others on this community I’m also interested in space exploration (Godspeed, and Yuri), so I paid an homage to the Space Brother’s manga and named the set after fictional astronaut Itou Serika. As for the novelties, unlike previous sets, I wanted to keep them simple and more abstract, so I went for something that I was already interested in: impossible geometric figures, such as the Penrose triangle.
If you are interested in the set but don't want the alphas please PM me on reddit u/Traumtrager or discord.