[Images: A8SwkEFs0 | 2ch]
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This is impressive stuff.

Over on 2ch, Japan’s biggest online forum, member A8SwkEFs0 uploaded a series of cut-out art that use negative space to bring to life some of anime and manga’s most famous characters.

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[Image: A8SwkEFs0 | 2ch]

Here’s the blade A8SwkEFs0 uses to slice and cut black sheets of paper.

And the resulting works.

[Image: A8SwkEFs0 | 2ch]
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Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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