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Paper Theater “Spirited Away: Kaonashi’s Thoughts”

Paper Theater is a form of DIY product in the shape of a three-dimensional puzzle. It can be considered as a work that reproduces scenes from movies or animations using paper.

This product is created by layering multiple sheets of paper to recreate the scene in a three-dimensional puzzle format.

“Mainly Found in Japan, Paper Theater”

Paper Theater is mainly found in Japan, featuring works created from characters and backgrounds of animations. Particularly, popular Studio Ghibli films like “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro” often have related products in this form.

“3D Puzzle Assembled by Gluing Pieces onto 6 Sheets of Paper”

Paper Theater is a puzzle that involves gluing small pieces onto six sheets of paper to complete the three-dimensional structure. Unlike regular puzzles that are flat, Paper Theater consists of three-dimensional puzzles.

Although it may seem challenging at first glance, an instruction booklet is included. By carefully following the guide with pictures and numbers, it might be a bit challenging, but you can complete the puzzle.

Taking your time to follow the guide, it takes approximately 2 hours to complete one piece. It’s a way to return to simplicity and enjoy a hobby at a leisurely pace.

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“Studio Ghibli: Spirited Away”

This particular work is a Paper Theater depicting a scene from the famous Studio Ghibli film “Spirited Away,” where Kaonashi (No-Face) presents a gold coin to Sen (Chihiro). It captures this specific moment in the film.

Currently, this product is available on Amazon. Click the link below to go to Amazon.

  • Amazon “Paper Theater: Spirited Away”: Link