When Anime Statues Are Unintentionally Terrifying

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What is this, I don’t even.

Recently, the latest Detective Conan movie opened in China. According to GamerSky (via Livedoor), one theater rolled out life-sized Conan statues apparently made at a nearby school to help promote the film.

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[Photo via GamerSky]

Oh boy. Obviously, Conan fans in China were surprised and amused by the statues, with some saying they’d scare away young moviegoers.

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Huanqui reports that these were apparently made at a nearby school, excusing the quality somewhat, but not the sheer terror.

Top photo via GamerSky

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