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At the beginning of this year, we found out just how hot Mona Lisa was as a college student. With her long curled auburn hair and fancy side bangs, she looked more chic than enigmatic. A new image of Mona Lisa has surfaced on the internet in Japan, making many of us wonder exactly what stage in her life she could have been in. With flirty pigtails sprouting from either side of her head and a smaller pointed chin, she looks more at home amongst the girls of Japanese idol group AKB48 than in the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

In case you need a refresher, here’s college Mona Lisa:


Not too bad. One of our writers even went as far as calling her a “smoking hottie.” Now take a look at the original da Vinci masterpiece:

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Truly exquisite! And finally, try on AKB48 Mona Lisa for size:

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Japanese net users were quite impressed by the makover:

It suits her so well I laughed!

She’s sooo cute!

I feel like I’ve seen that face somewhere…

She’s seriously an angel.

Amongst all of the comments declaring how cute the new pigtailed version of Mona Lisa is, one netizen offered up a different version:

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So now that there’s multiple version of Mona Lisa floating around the internet, which do you prefer? Let us know in the comments section!

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Source: Golden Times
Images: WikipaintingsGolden Times