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Enter a Huge Butthole in Japan

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If you’re in greater Tokyo and are looking for something to do, may I suggest walking through a giant anus? It’s for science!

TV Tokyo, a large, proper television network, is holding a life-science type exhibit called Karada no Fushigi Daibouken 2015 (からだのふしぎ大冒険2015) or “The Mysterious Great Adventure of the Body 2015.”

The event, which has been held in the past and is aimed at kids, shows why the human body makes gross things like doo-doo. Perhaps you have always wondered why. Now, all your questions can be answered. Finally!

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Youngsters tend to like poop or at least saying “poop,” and this has slides and crap (literally!) they can climb on. There also giant nostrils for exploration, because kids are also into boogers.

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There’s also stuff like this:

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This seems like a good way to get them interested in human biology.

Karada no Fushigi Daibouken 2015 runs until August 22 and is being held at Saitama Super Arena.

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Top photo: Hocori

To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter@Brian_Ashcraft.

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shippoyasha
Shippoyasha

Love the upfrontness of these things in broader culture. And hey, bowel healthy is pretty important to learn, even for young kids.