crafts

Japan’s amazing screen door video game artist is back with new NES-inspired projects【Photos】

Intricate process creates characters that look as cool now as they did in the 8-bit and 16-bit eras.

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Laser-cut paper combines kirigami and origami art forms into one beautiful creation

Up your origami game with these intricate cut paper designs.

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Traditional Japanese braiding is in high demand thanks to success of anime Your Name

These “gathered threads” have leapt through time and space to return as popular fashion accessories.

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Japanese artist shows cheap and easy way to scare children during next holiday season

The 2017 Father of the Year Award goes to…

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Origami onigiri: the art of paper folding meets rice balls to make munchable masterpieces【Video】

The highest art form is always one that you can eat.

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Tiny wool animals and what it takes to make them, like you’ve never seen before!【Photos】

This behind-the-scenes look might make it seem like a tiny house of horrors, but the results are too cute for words!

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Japanese roofers keep multiple nails inside their mouth in order to work as fast as possible【Video】

At least it should keep the amount of work-time chatter to a minimum.

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Watch this Japanese man make intricate wooden boxes in the Hakone marquetry style【Video】

It takes some good wood, and a greater man, to create these gorgeous designs.

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Animated GIFs of traditional Japanese woodworking joints are mesmerising to watch

Exploring the many ways wood pieces can slot into each other is the most strangely satisfying experience we’ve had today!

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Anime fan Halloween costume planning is now done thanks to cardboard Dragon Ball Z battle armor

Whether you’re a kid experiencing the martial arts classic for the first time, or a Vegeta-loving veteran fan with a receding hairline, you’ll look great in these.

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Japanese hobbyist makes real tiny pizzas in a fully working, smoking miniature wood-fired oven!

Take a look at these amazing pictures to see how the tiny brick oven was made to scale.

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Exclusive Starbucks iced coffee glass handmade in Japan according to ancient Edo tradition

With more than a century of craftsmanship behind the creation of each little glass, these are some of the most exclusive and expensive items in the Starbucks range.

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Video of super-lifelike “crying” Japanese mask is disturbingly artistic 【Video】

We’d offer it a tissue, if we weren’t also kind of scared of it.

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Japanese artist creates amazing paper art filled with delicate details

From well-known anime characters to traditional Japanese imagery, this artist creates an astonishing amount of detail with card and a paper cutter.

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Fukushima recovery boosted via sneakers made from Aizu kimono textiles loved by samurai

Contribute to the cause and keep a centuries-old tradition alive on the streets by wearing 450 years of history on your feet.

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Japanese bonsai trees made from paper stay beautiful without water or pruning

If you have trouble keeping plants alive, these are the bonsai for you.

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Need a whale-ly cool party idea? Make your own easy and fun banana dolphins! 【DIY】

We’ll show you how to put on a dolphin show without having to jump through hoops.

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Panasonic releases crazy expensive, surprisingly beautiful rotating fan to match any tatami room

Looking for a classy way to stay cool this summer? If so, we have the perfect fan for you…but you’re going to need a very full bank account!

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Lifehacks for perverts: How to make a pretty bow out of some pretty panties 【Video】

Isn’t this the sort of crucial skill we all should have?

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Ancient Japanese earthenware plate with pawprint proves cats have always done their own thing

Centuries-old earthenware plate gets a special assist from a kitty in becoming an ultra-rare, ultra-cute antique.

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