When you open any SNS, you can easily find many people uploading daily snapshots of themselves with their smartphones or iPhones. Selfies have now become a part of younger Japanese culture. Numerous gadgets are currently being developed as an update to this selfie culture. One of these is the Sel*Kira selfie light. The person behind it is Julie Watai, a photographer and creator whose name became well known throughout the world after the publication of her Italian-published photo book, Samurai Girl. Her latest invention, Sel*Kira, is said to be the “ultimate selfie weapon”. We turned to her to Watai, who has continued to integrate Japanese otaku culture in her works, about what kind of item Sel*Kira is, and her views on Japanese selfie culture.