Take a square sheet of paper, fold it in half sideways to make a crease and unfold.
Fold the top edges to meet the center line.
Fold the top corner to the bottom line of the previous two flaps and unfold.
Fold the top corner backward.
Turn the item over.
Cut out a triangle on each side of the flap.
Unfold the flap.
Make an incision in the center of the crease, cutting both layers.
Insert the flap into the incision.
Make two more incisions as shown.
Fold the upper layers of the side edges to the center line.
Fold the top part downward, lifting the back flap.
Fold the flap in half downward and tuck the tip inside the pocket to shape the head.
Fold the corners inward.
Fold the side parts towards each other, bringing the side corners to the center line.
Fold the bottom part backward.
The Japanese lady is complete!