Amazing Little Flip Books Use Negative Space and Secret Compartments
November 19, 2014 9:59 AM   Subscribe

"These fun little flip books made in Japan feature a number of unexpected designs that make use of negative space and secret “compartments” that are gradually revealed as you flip through the books. There are several books in the series published by Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo and you can pick them up on Amazon. Here’s the bug one. (via Travelry)"
posted by SpacemanStix (9 comments total) 40 users marked this as a favorite
Calvin approves.
posted by Curious Artificer at 10:17 AM on November 19, 2014

Well those are about cool ain't they?
posted by Mister_A at 10:41 AM on November 19, 2014

These are amazing.
posted by you must supply a verb at 10:46 AM on November 19, 2014

Yet another "if I didn't read Metafilter, I would never have known about these!" moment.
posted by wittgenstein at 12:07 PM on November 19, 2014 [3 favorites]

Those are amazing! Thank you so much for posting.
posted by looli at 12:25 PM on November 19, 2014

I would be very happy to find a source for these in the US. Anyone know if Kinokuniya has 'em?
posted by zippy at 12:37 PM on November 19, 2014

How cool! Perfect for a couple of (albeit expensive) stocking stuffers.
posted by slogger at 1:00 PM on November 19, 2014

I saw these the other day and they're going be one of those things that I'm pretty sure I can make myself and spend a ton of time and money on it before I finally buy it.
posted by Room 641-A at 2:22 PM on November 19, 2014 [1 favorite]

Ooh, my kids will flip for these, I must get them the bug one for Xmas!
posted by Dragonness at 8:36 PM on November 19, 2014

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