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Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They’re Badass


Art can come in any form, a fact all of us are aware of. But can anything be created using the straws left after rice harvesting? Yes, you don’t need to reread the question. Everyone is aware of the celebration that goes around the world during the season of fall. Now, Wara Art Festival is one innovative festival which has been celebrated in Northern Japan since 2008. Started as a collective effort by the Niigata city’s tourism division and the Musashino Art University, this festival is one of its kind. Here giant straw animals are made after the rice harvest season is over and the fields are empty. Giant straw animals are as cool as they sound.

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Here are pictures of 2017 giant straw animals on empty fields after the rice harvest season from the Wara Art Festival!

1. This is what happens post rice harvest season. The straws are collected and these talented students from Japan get to work.

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

2. The work indeed takes loads of effort. How else would Japan have been able to boast the giant straw animals?

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

3. The work finally being shifted to the fields. Rice harvest season is beautiful post and pre-harvesting.

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

4. I never imagined them to be this huge. Japan always leads in things they do.

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

5. Man! This is what art looks like. Just look at that beast taking over the fields.

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

6. Scared, already? Yes, these giant straw animals are actually made from the rice harvest residues. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

7. This is definitely going on my bucket list. Japan never fails to amuse. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

8. This Rhino looks like he means business. I would never want to cross my path with this fella. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

9. I never thought something as such could be made using the straws. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

10. Meet the mighty Rhinosauraus straight from the fields of Japan.

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

11. What if this suddenly moves? I mean, it is impossible, I know but imagine. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

12. Give this Gorilla whatever he wants, he looks scary enough. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

13. Just look at the detailing of these things. Brilliant and really awesome. 

Giant Straw Animals Invade Fields Of Japan After Rice Harvest And They're Badass

Image credits: Wara Art Matsuri

More info: Wara Art Festival (Japanese), Facebook

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