mannequin

Cosplayers rejoice! Robot mannequin transforms to any body size/shape with the click of a button

For those who want a robot twin that doesn’t mind dressing up.

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Creepy news alert! Abandoned scarecrow mannequin makes us never want to go hiking again

Ah, summer. The time to go on hikes through the woods, work up a good sweat… and find horrifying mannequins just lying around abandoned in the middle of nowhere.

That’s what happened to one Japanese Twitter user, and he immediately tweeted the nightmarish pictures for the rest of the world to see. Ready to never want to go for a walk alone again? Then read on!

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Looking for a home to call his own – creepy faceless child spotted in Tokyo

There’s something super-creepy about mannequins, isn’t there? From certain angles, they almost look human, even the ones that are missing limbs or heads. And don’t get us started on child mannequins! Those things give us the wibbles, especially when they pop up in random public places

See if you can make it through this post without wanting your mommy!

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Spotted in Japan: seriously stylish Japannequins

Someone in this store has been having a bit of fun with the mannequins; or should we say Japannequins. These mannequins seem unusually flexible, even boasting poseable fingers, and have been contorted into poses that many Japanese people would recognize – but do you?

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“Let me hold that for you!” Unadvertised but surprisingly useful ways to use wooden mannequins

Even if you’ve never owned a wooden drawing mannequin, we’re pretty sure you’ve seen one before. These figures with movable limbs are generally used as refrence tools for drawing the human form and poses, but they can be surprisingly useful when it comes to decluttering and organizing your desk too! Check out what these Twitter users have been using their drawing mannequins for!

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Mannequin prankster returns for more Halloween fun on the streets of Osaka

Last year, we introduced you to the Mannequin Guy, a 2m tall (6,6″) American dude living in Japan who took to the streets on Halloween 2013 to give passersby a scarily good laugh. Well, we’re happy to report that Mannequin Guy returned again this Halloween, and there’s even a video compilation of all the best bits of his routine!

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There’s something not quite right about these mannequins…

“Hey, you, go dress the mannequins in the window. Do whatever you want, but make sure you show off this season’s gift items. And make it summer-y, you know. It’s getting warmer, after all.” “Ok, boss, whatever you say…”

We have no idea whether this was employee sabotage or a knowing campaign, but this window display is certainly attracting attention in all the right places.

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