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Not sure if it’s photoshoppery or not — but if it’s real… can haz!? [Via News on Japan]

John Baichtal

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  1. 影月 says:

    That’s a beetle, or “kabuto mushi” in Japanese. I collect them every summer with my son, you feed them jelly and they fight each-other. http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%AB%E3%83%96%E3%83%88%E3%83%A0%E3%82%B7

  2. looks like a rhinocerous beetle

  3. looks like a rhinocerous beetle

  4. looks like a rhinocerous beetle

  5. It’s reminiscent of the Trickster’s Beetle from Doctor Who: http://popvultures.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/turn_left_doctor_who.jpg

    1. Yes!  That’s great!

    2. Stephen Ward says:

      “There is something on your back”

    3. I was just about to say that.
      CHANGES IN HISTORY OM NOM NOM

  6. Duncan Domingue says:

    Seems like one would be able to mod a Boblbee backpack into this.

  7. Duncan Domingue says:

    Seems like one would be able to mod a Boblbee backpack into this.

  8. Duncan Domingue says:

    Seems like one would be able to mod a Boblbee backpack into this.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Doesn’t seem like it would be too hard to make.  Love the attention to detail.

  10. sohail sidique says:

    Thats no backpack!

  11. sohail sidique says:

    Thats no backpack!

  12. masmarius says:

    that looks a lot like a phanaeus endymion! i’ve always liked it…

  13. masmarius says:

    that looks a lot like a phanaeus endymion! i’ve always liked it…

  14. masmarius says:

    that looks a lot like a phanaeus endymion! i’ve always liked it…