These Mind-Bending Japanese Flipbooks Are Nothing Like You’ve Ever Seen Before

These Japanese flipbooks are probably some of the amazing I have ever seen. The flipbook has been around since the late 1800s and are now recognized as one of the most primitive forms of what is now referred to as interactive media. The first flipbook appeared in September, 1868, patented by John Barnes Linnett under the name kineograph (“moving picture”).

Flipbooks are now mainly considered a toy or novelty for children, and were once a common “prize” in cereal and Cracker Jack boxes. Still a popular form of expression among many artists, striking and exciting flipbooks are being created all of the time.



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Pretty freaking sweet huh?! A lot different than what I’ve ever played with. Make sure to give this a share on Facebook.

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