Put Your Own Face on Chocolate and Terrify Loved Ones

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Soon, it will be Valentine's Day. What better way to say "I love you" than by scaring the crap out of your darling?

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Do-it-yourself style restaurant FabCafe in Shibuya is holding a special event that will allow you to scan your face and print out a mold. Then, a silicon version of the mold will be made, and chocolate will be poured into the mold, creating a chocolate truffle. Of your face. To eat.

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In Japan on Valentine's Day, women traditionally give chocolate, so this is limited to female participants only and costs ¥6,000 ($68) to partake. Not that high a price for the opportunity to turn your face into something that looks like it came from Silent Hill.

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According to IT Media, interested guys will be able to participate in March on White Day, when men traditionally give chocolate. Think of that as retaliation.

バレンタインにあげるのはア・タ・シ(ハート) 自分の「顔」チョコレートを作れるワークショップ開催 [IT Media]


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I'll just leave this for you to think about. In chocolate form.