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This is not a Gamera figure. It’s a Gamera dessert. You can eat this.

Shoya Okamoto is a student at Otemae College of Confectionery in Japan, and he created this Gamera out of sweet bean paste, with food coloring mixed in to achieve the proper hues.

[Photo: aiiida308]

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The dessert weighs around 2.5 kilograms (5.5 pounds) and took five days to complete.

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No surprise that the edible sculpture won top prize at Okamoto’s confectionery school.

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