The Secret Innards Of The Catbus And Other Shocking Revelations

It’s not often that I walk through an art show where each piece is more surprising and delightful than the last, but Jason Freeny’s “Plastic Surgeon” exhibit at the Megumi Ogita Gallery really pushed my amusement meter into the red zone!

You’ll think twice before biting off the head of your next chocolate easter bunny, won’t you?
Realizing he’s not the cheerful softy he might seem…
And who knows what’s really going on inside everyone’s favorite plumber…?
You were expecting creme filling?

I’m resisting the temptation to be Lady Spoiler of Spoilerfell by posting all the goodness here, because you really ought to drop by and see these for yourself. A five-minute walk from Ginza Station will get you all of these, plus Gudetama revealed, what’s really beneath the surface of your favorite scantily-clad anime idol, and much, much more!

Exhibition: Jason Freeny, “Plastic Surgeon”

Where: Megumi Ogita Gallery, 2-16-12 B1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

When: September 15 – October 5, 2017

Hours: 11:00 – 19:00, closed Sundays & Mondays

Additional note: If you’re like me and you ‘re always keeping an eye out for gifts to give your eccentric friends, the artist sells a great prints of his work on his website and the Colossal online shop sells actual models of the rubber duck, the gummy bear, and the balloon dog. Just sayin’!

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Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had

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4 thoughts on “The Secret Innards Of The Catbus And Other Shocking Revelations

    1. And in San Francisco! I had a moment of trepidation about posting this (because my blog is supposed to be Only In Japan) because he’s actually an American sculptor. There are a bunch of other great pieces on his website, and once I went there, I realized I’d seen his stuff somewhere before. Tracked it down on the Colossal site, where (be still my Xmas-present-shopping heart!) a few of them are for sale as models!

  1. Why is that that the chocolate bunny is creepier than Mario? Spongebob’s skeleton is shown on the show somewhat frequently, but that chocolate bunny? Yikes.

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