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The ‘Air Bonsai’ is a Live Tree that Levitates

Floating plants is the kind of magic you might see in an anime novel, so it’s only fitting that this magical Kickstarter campaign comes from Japan. Air Bonsai mixes the old tradition of training miniature bonsai, with modern technology to ...
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Illustrations: Clever and Beautiful, Just Like a Cat

Like most of the internet, Japanese artist Yoko Tanji has an obsession with cats. Lucky for us, she’s doing something about it, creating a large body of work revolving around the feline species and their human companions. Her work ranges ...
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Ink on Skin: Intricate Pen Drawings on Faces

What would it look like to have your physical and mental scars in full view to the world? Maybe it would look something like these face drawings by artist Pinpin Co. Working closely with her subjects, she often spends over ...
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Fake Japanese Characters Market Fake Products

Japanese culture is famous for its highly unique character design… from the iconic Hello Kitty, to artistic manhole covers and sometimes totally weird product mascots. To many eyes, these characters don’t even make much sense with what they are selling… ...