This Japanese animated flip book has permanently bent our minds

Are you in the middle of Christmas shopping? Not exactly sure what to buy your kid cousins? Here’s a good, entertaining gift they’ll enjoy. An old-fashion flip book! With a quick flip of your thumb, you can see the beautiful Japanese animation come to life and start moving off the page.

With negative space and secret chambers, the book’s artist, Mou Hitotsu, reveals magical stories in motion. Check out the video for a unique storytelling technique!

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She’s a Southerner with a Spanish degree from a Scottish university (of course, that makes sense!) In her spare time, she Instagrams pictures of Brooklyn.