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Japanese Flip Books Reveal Magical Stories
Katarina
18 nov 2014 14:11

Japanese artist Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo has reinvented the humble flip book by using negative space and jawdroppingly well-animated art. The expert use of negative space and secret cutout compartments pack these flip books with whimsical surprises. We can only hope that we haven’t seen the last of these magical flip books yet. According to the artist’s blog, it looks like these eight or so marvelous flip book volumes were started in 2009.

Japanese artist Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo has reinvented the humble flip book by using negative space and jawdroppingly well-animated art.

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This Giant Drop of Water is Actually a Tasty Japanese Cake
Katarina
17 jun 2014 13:02

If you’re thinking that this is a giant water droplet on a plate, guess again. It’s actually Mizu Shingen Mochi, a new Japanese rice cake that certainly tricks our eyes but is supposedly delicious. It even uses water harnessed from the Japanese Alps! The makers of this dessert say that it tastes like a traditional mochi, which is sweet and usually sprinkled with soybean powder and paired with brown syrup.

If you’re thinking that this is a giant water droplet on a plate, guess again. It’s actually Mizu Shingen Mochi, a new Japanese rice cake that certainly tricks our eyes but is supposedly delicious.

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Unbelievable Latte Artworks by Mattsun
Helen
04 sep 2013 14:00

Mattsun is a Japanese latte artist from Osaka and currently living and working in Tokyo. Mattsun drew his first latte art in 2009 while working at an Italian restaurant. Since then he has drawn over 500 different latte artworks and even showcased his work at the 2012 ‘Blue Sky Latte Art’ exhibit in Dotonbori, Osaka.

Mattsun is a Japanese latte artist from Osaka and currently living and working in Tokyo. Mattsun drew his first latte art in 2009 while working at an Italian restaurant.

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