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The Museum of Fantastic Specimens

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Hajime Emoto creates very convincing imaginary creatures, all with a slightly desiccated appearance, that range from the strikingly demonic (like the example above) to more mundane fish, amphibians and plant life. Site is Japanese-only but that don’t let that prevent you from browsing.

Via The Nonist.

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  1. #1 posted by Bill

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    I cannot find any of the artwork on the web site you provided. Because it’s all Japanese, the links I try just lead to more pages with more japanese text (no artwork). Do you happen to have specific links to the artwork?

  2. #2 posted by John

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    Yep, it’s a bit confusing. All the specimens are in places with “room” in the link URL. You should be able to see this if your browser is set to display the address bar when you run your mouse over a link. So the one above comes from Room 3:

    http://sow.ggnet.co.jp/room.htm?no=3

    It’s worth persevering as they’re very inventive. I like the ones done like archaeological specimens in this room:

    http://sow.ggnet.co.jp/room.htm?no=6

 




 

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