Japanese Shop Makes Hyper-Realistic Masks from Real Faces
Sell your face or buy a new one? This unique mask shop in Tokyo, Kamenya Omote, started selling masks of real people’s faces. The shop buys the right to use people’s faces and, by utilizing the 3D-printing technology, reproduces them into hyper-realistic masks. JapanPro interviewed the shop owner and tested what’s it’s like to wear hyper-realistic masks with other people’s faces.
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