Japanese artist Amanojaku to Hesomagari has a superpower. They create leather accessories that look like animals from around the world, and it's crazy how accurate they look. Pouches, bags, bracelets, you name it, Amanojaku does it all. Even though all of them are masterpieces, the insect ones with their myriads of legs and shiny armor really do stand out. So continue scrolling, enjoy the creatures and who knows, maybe they'll cure your entomophobia.

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Reilly Beryll 2 months ago

It’s actually... incredibly cute!

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"Before becoming an artist, I studied cognitive neuropsychology at graduate school," Amanojaku to Hesomagari told Bored Panda. But they began teaching themselves sewing and found themselves naturally drawn to the animal kingdom. "There are so many unknown animals in the world. And there are many animals that are hated unfairly, too. Through my work, I am trying to show people how charming they are."

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Wolfie 2 months ago

Wow! So realistic!!

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The artist said they can spend nearly a month working on a single piece. "Small ones can take me up to 3 days, while large works sometimes last 3 weeks." However, it's not just sewing. Amanojaku to Hesomagari also teams up with other professionals to make her creatures as close to their real-life counterparts as possible. "I am extremely grateful to the researchers and [nature] photographers who teach me about all the animals I'm interested in."

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James Thompson 2 months ago

I really want this one!

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M.J. 2 months ago

That's where you put your things in the bag?!

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Juririn 2 months ago

Baby kabuto mushi :))

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Oli Fong 2 months ago

i think thats a Coelacanth

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Emma B 2 months ago

This is my favourite!

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tuzdayschild 2 months ago

Oooh I really want the grasshopper

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James Thompson 2 months ago

I love that the bag has a butthole! That's some serious attention to detail.

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Theory Buchannon 2 months ago

aww that is really cute

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SirPatTheCat 2 months ago

I would love to just walk around with that thing and when people look at me weird I act like there's nothing different and look at them weird back

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Juririn 2 months ago

Fleabag😀

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SirPatTheCat 2 months ago

Hehe a leatherback sea turtle that is made of leather and you wear on your back

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Juririn 2 months ago

Cute

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Wolfie 2 months ago

I would deffinetly use this! Its a perfect size, perfect for a phone or wallet...keys...little things like that!! Super cute as well!!

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Wolfie 2 months ago

Omg!! I love that!!!!! So beautiful!!

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Felicia Dale 2 months ago

I'd like this one even more if it was colored like a live lobster instead of a cooked one.

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Andrea Delden 2 months ago

So much attention to detail! They are all so beautiful 😍!

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Milda Mockūnaitė 2 months ago

Aaaw it has a baby <3

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Theory Buchannon 2 months ago

TURTLE i love turtles i want it so bad

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EpicFangirl 2 months ago

uhhhhh this looks lie some sort of stuffed mutant pokemon XD

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A B C 2 months ago

People in a stuffed subway will love you for this bag :D

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Nina Pispala 2 months ago

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Theory Buchannon 2 months ago

spooky

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Wolfie 2 months ago

Ohhhhhh, no, no, no!! Somebody is going to wake up and see it. I just know it.

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The Frog 2 months ago

What kind of bugs do you have in Japan?.. *shudders*

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Tessa Thompson 2 months ago

Best pencil case ever!

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SirPatTheCat 2 months ago (edited)

Aw yiss a dinosaur I would love to have that (I think it's a dimetrodon)

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Jassmin Norton 2 months ago

Are those bed bugs!?

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N G 2 months ago

It's just been fed, it should be safe now.

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Noelle Fynmore 2 months ago (edited)

It's a mosquito pupa

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Matt Longshaw 2 months ago

It's a parasitic fish louse - scientific name Argulus

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Andrea Delden 2 months ago

Is this a thimble?

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Tessa Thompson 2 months ago

So cute! Thought the wee little leggy thing was a spider, not a hermit crab, though. Love both, so *shrugs* whichever.

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Calcium The Bully Terrier 2 months ago

A spoonbill! Fun fact: This bird was the basis for design for the Loftwings in Legend of Zelda!

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