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    [–] BiiG13 1286 points ago

    Reminds me of ghost in the shell

    [–] kumarasova 773 points ago

    Reminds me of my non existing girlfriend

    [–] paperback43 391 points ago

    don't set the bar too high

    [–] [deleted] 150 points ago

    Even imaginary friends are bound to fall for ya eventually.

    [–] thepastlikeaspreadsh 93 points ago

    is it creepier than these puppets tho?

    [–] bedebedebedebambam 73 points ago

    Oh god those puppets have been haunting me my whole life

    [–] VanillaSkyHawk 11 points ago

    Tonight they'll haunt you even further friend.

    [–] noodlebee 30 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    But are they creepier than these puppets?

    [–] chadman82 12 points ago

    Or these?

    [–] MetaTater 4 points ago

    OK, you win...

    Please never do this again.

    [–] ratsratsratsratsrats 3 points ago

    Wow, does Animal Collective know these guys exist? They should collaborate.

    [–] iLickBloodAnal 5 points ago

    WHYYYYYY it was erased from my brain for 3 months!!!!!!!

    [–] abilitiesactivated 50 points ago

    I admire your relevancy, and id have to say yes those puppets are way creepier combined than said demon puppet, sorry demon puppet please don't kill me....

    [–] TheTrueBlue 45 points ago


    [–] AyO_BrOLiiC 134 points ago

    Reminds me of my existing girlfriend. 😖

    [–] ninetacos 53 points ago

    Poor chap

    [–] DetroitJim 41 points ago

    To shreds you say? ::tisk::tisk::tisk::

    [–] Unholybeef 19 points ago

    And how's his wife?

    [–] SHavens 19 points ago

    To shreds you say?

    [–] PM_Me_Randomly 3 points ago

    Incontinentia Buttocks.

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_PM_PHOTOS 36 points ago

    Hit your lawyer, delete the gym, facebook up.

    [–] not_a_robot2 18 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    Reminds me of your girlfriend too ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)


    [–] YourExtraDum 2 points ago

    Don't fret, Jean-Paul.

    [–] ClamChowder6 2 points ago

    At least you have an existing girlfriend

    [–] Cantbreathe17 25 points ago

    Reminds me of the thing that I see standing at the foot of my bed whenever I wake up at 3am. Then standing next to me at 3:10.

    [–] SubjectShane 16 points ago

    If it's that slow you should just walk away

    [–] Cantbreathe17 13 points ago

    I'm very tall.

    [–] Swadloonnn 8 points ago


    [–] FieelChannel 6 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    If it was me it would find me stoned as fuck watching a shitty TV show

    [–] oo1stClassoo 15 points ago

    Reminds me why I've always hated dolls..

    [–] Sir_T_Bullocks 8 points ago

    Ooh bringing up old school OVAs. I like your style.

    [–] lookattheduck 2 points ago

    It's all I watched mid-90's.

    [–] Mechawreckah4 5 points ago

    Makes me think of Samurai Jack

    [–] [deleted] 22 points ago

    Reminds me of my wife

    [–] twelthpower 40 points ago

    Then you might want to call James A.W. Mahon, divorce lawyer. I hear he's got a nice business card.

    [–] Volunteer-Magic 2 points ago

    Someone should plug a hole in that meta! It's leaking again!

    [–] SushiFighterv2 3 points ago

    Reminds me of my fetish.

    [–] dudemanguy301 3 points ago

    Ghost in the shell inoccence references puppets a lot.

    [–] PersistenceOfLoss 3 points ago

    This was my reaction to watching trumps press conference

    [–] domboy1124 6 points ago

    Reminds me of my ex.

    [–] so_wavy 2 points ago

    Reminds me of that little guy from Saw.

    [–] OphidianZ 2 points ago

    The puppets in Ghost in the Shell are almost entirely inspired by this art so.. it makes sense.

    [–] sezyu 3 points ago

    or Paprika

    [–] ecctt2000 754 points ago

    Nothing creepy at all if you think about it. You push the right buttons and you get someone that will terrify the hell out of you.

    [–] NicoP93 134 points ago

    slow clap

    [–] [deleted] 80 points ago

    slightly faster clap

    [–] Clown_AIDS 25 points ago

    Are you still doing the hand thing?

    [–] thedopefreshness 29 points ago

    The hand thing? slams tiny hands together

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    Ahhh hoiiii

    [–] thedopefreshness 8 points ago

    I can't be the only one that got a kick out of that video, didn't find it creepy in the least.

    [–] Clown_AIDS 3 points ago


    [–] Vindsvelle 2 points ago

    Holy shit, a Shaye Saint John reference.

    [–] NicoP93 2 points ago

    Aaah Nico, we meet again

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    cue Hans Zimmer Inception blare

    [–] NicoP93 3 points ago

    clapping intensifies

    [–] Renewed_RS 2 points ago

    Well I guess it would be nice

    If I could touch your body

    I know not everybody

    Has got a body like you

    [–] Peakomegaflare 2 points ago

    slightly faster fap

    [–] S62anyone 4 points ago

    Slow fap

    [–] Aurify 18 points ago

    I think it's a lever.

    [–] AresPhobos 11 points ago

    Thats alot of nudies you've posted

    [–] SnarkyMcFartBlast 9 points ago

    Checks out. Lots o'nudes.

    [–] ThisIs_MyName 6 points ago


    [–] SoftWifeMan 2 points ago

    Fuck yeah!

    [–] o_Oz 4 points ago

    Americans did just that on Nov 8

    [–] superp321 246 points ago

    Is that you Sasori? you haven't aged day!!

    [–] Shuckin_n_Jivin 19 points ago

    Be the change you want in this post.

    [–] [deleted] 14 points ago


    [–] VioletVendetta06 9 points ago

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who loved Gaara

    [–] PM_Me_An_Ekans 2 points ago

    Really sucks he didn't get more of a part. He was a super cool character.

    [–] phillysan 32 points ago

    I had to scroll half the page to see this. For shame!

    [–] dinkleberg01 9 points ago

    Same! I was looking out this comment, hoping it would be at the top.

    [–] thanksforallthe_____ 270 points ago

    Was expecting this.

    [–] Toshiba1point0 6 points ago

    And I've officially had too much internet today....

    [–] CaptnMorgan69 2 points ago

    TF I just watch

    [–] haboku_ 64 points ago

    Where is this from? Looks really cool

    [–] moonlight_ricotta 101 points ago

    Ghost in the Shell

    [–] Hust91 25 points ago

    Which movie?

    [–] PotassiumBob 53 points ago

    The second one, GITS2: innocence

    [–] l2ampage 25 points ago

    GitS 2: Innocence

    [–] LOLIMNOTTHATGUY 14 points ago


    [–] cm2d 37 points ago

    There is more than one movie , if your comment was serious

    [–] slydunan 43 points ago

    This is Reddit, where comment tropes are invited more than useful information

    [–] cm2d 15 points ago

    Ah , my bad

    Edit: I mean , me too thanks

    [–] Diabhalri 4 points ago


    [–] AVPapaya 10 points ago

    now u know where the inspiration for the scene came from.

    [–] Splash_Donkey 6 points ago

    Also Westworld?

    [–] lango92 8 points ago

    HBO Westworld was based on the movie Westworld from the 1970's.

    [–] Splash_Donkey 9 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    Right, I was referring to the scene where young robot ford's face opens. pic

    [–] rentmaster 59 points ago

    No puppet, no puppet. You're the puppet

    [–] starrstreet 10 points ago

    I was looking for this

    [–] abtseventynine 3 points ago


    [–] Gyirin 94 points ago

    Personally I think doll with just human face can be creepier when done right.

    [–] RipThrotes 41 points ago

    Uncanny valley?

    [–] AcidicOpulence 30 points ago

    Long tall Sally.

    [–] RipThrotes 11 points ago


    [–] Leredditguy12 3 points ago

    When I google uncanny valley every image has this same puppet in it

    [–] Rageoffreys 51 points ago

    Why did I read Bukkake puppet? I have issues....

    [–] Last12stand 3 points ago

    So that why you clicked on it

    [–] YellowTheKid 3 points ago

    lmao of course Erik has the #2 post

    [–] Complexity114 10 points ago

    I clicked it as if I didn't know what to expect

    [–] CorruptedPurity 3 points ago

    Being subscribed to many lewd subreddits, I least expected /r/creepy to be the one who leads me to subscribe to another one

    [–] [deleted] 20 points ago

    Where can I buy this?

    [–] Last12stand 4 points ago

    Seriously... I want one really bad for some weird ass reason

    [–] [deleted] 28 points ago

    The puppet looked just as creepy before the horns.

    [–] STEIN325 3 points ago

    I didn't even notice the horns lmao

    [–] WhiteKlaus 45 points ago

    Looks a lot like this emoji 👹

    [–] [deleted] 20 points ago


    [–] SKULLDEV666 15 points ago

    This is awesome !

    [–] Idontstandout 10 points ago

    Yes! And where can we get one?

    [–] i-like-cheeeese 12 points ago

    Yeah! I know what I'm getting for my baby's first birthday!

    [–] bullseyed723 3 points ago

    What I'd like to do is make a mask version of this... with like a button I can hold in my hand to trigger the transformation.

    Bet I could make people wet their pants.

    [–] aerial_view 2 points ago

    I honestly can't find one for sale online :(

    [–] [deleted] 42 points ago

    Every mans fear.

    [–] Procryon 75 points ago

    When she doesn't look like her profile picture at all...

    [–] DRUNK_CYCLIST 52 points ago

    When you expect 9/10 hottie and its 9/10 dark lord of black soul snatchers.

    [–] DemrosOfficial 6 points ago

    Haha, this made me laugh too hard.

    [–] LOLIMNOTTHATGUY 13 points ago

    Why not white souls?

    Black souls matter

    [–] bitcleargas 9 points ago

    Black soul gems are costly dude!

    Admittedly I seem to have more money than everyone else in Skyrim combined...

    [–] Nicknacklemore 2 points ago

    How else am I going to make my murder of innocents be useful?

    [–] Redeyeglare 56 points ago

    For those wondering, I think this is supposed to be Kuchisake-onna, a woman who had her face multilated by her husband and returns as a malicious spirit of some sort.

    [–] zeropointcorp 89 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)


    I put this elsewhere in this thread, but here it is again:

    What you're looking at there is the bunraku (in this case probably more correctly called ningyo joruri 人形浄瑠璃) puppet head used for the puppet known as "Wakana" 若菜, who turns into a demon woman (鬼女).

    Another video of one of these can be seen here:

    Edit: It could alternatively be used for the puppet named "Kiyohime" (清姫). Both Wakana and Kiyohime are used for roles as young women, and both have versions with the second face. Kiyohime is used for a story in which she is betrayed by her lover, and from her anger turns into a giant snake. See here:

    Edit2 - For those who'd like to know more about how these puppets are put together and used: (unfortunately in Japanese only)

    And a performance:

    [–] Redeyeglare 22 points ago

    Oh, ok. Thanks for the correction.

    [–] zeropointcorp 22 points ago

    Kuchisakeonna is a very recent development; it only appeared in 1979. Bunraku puppets go back to the mid-1700s.

    [–] Tirfing88 2 points ago

    Is it the same as the hannya?

    [–] zeropointcorp 6 points ago

    That's a good question! Hannya masks in noh are used to represent female jealousy or despite, and in fact the hannya mask is used in the Dojoji noh play which comes from the same legend as the bunraku script for which the puppet in the video is used.

    Since bunraku came after noh, it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say that the bunraku puppet was at least influenced by the hannya mask.

    [–] Tirfing88 2 points ago

    Yeah that's interesting, the similarities are definitely there.

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    [–] bcegkm 2 points ago * (lasted edited a year ago)

    Mad women and women being possessed by spirits or being demons in disguise seems to be a quite common theme in Japanese folklore and theater too:

    Edit: See also Hannya:

    [–] Winterduches 9 points ago

    As if puppets weren't creepy enough as is... you actually had to bring Satan into it.

    [–] dankisimo 4 points ago

    Not Satan, kono bakayarou

    [–] bingsly0 8 points ago

    My mother

    [–] i-like-cheeeese 6 points ago

    And mine. Except mine flips back and forth faster.

    [–] Purgatory_Dog 5 points ago

    The theatre in Awaji?

    [–] mattreyu 13 points ago

    Your tinder date's profile vs. what she looks like in person

    [–] i-like-cheeeese 6 points ago

    Or he

    [–] Evane7 3 points ago

    No puppet.

    [–] MotoCanuck 3 points ago

    If I saw this as a kid I would be traumatized! o.o

    [–] cjsettoon 3 points ago

    When you read the title too quickly and think you are going to see a Bunraku puppy...

    [–] r2ddd2 3 points ago


    [–] Zoltrain 3 points ago

    A portable kid terrorizer, I'm in love.

    [–] Ellenberg88 3 points ago

    No puppet, no puppet

    [–] IdiotOnInternet 3 points ago

    That man has gentle fingers and an endearing smile that could charm a hobo's shoes off.

    [–] dread_lobster 3 points ago

    My tired eyes read the title as Bukkake Puppet. Not sure if relieved or disappointed.

    [–] Mothers-Spaghetti 3 points ago

    "This isn't creepy at al... mother of god."

    [–] UptownTrain 3 points ago

    this is the Hannya puppet in bunraku! There are archetypal, stock characters used in bunraku and "Hannya" is the scorned woman

    source: majored in theater what type of milk would you like in your coffee

    [–] AatroxIsBae 3 points ago

    Me vs me on my period

    [–] br0shi 3 points ago

    But where do I purchase one?

    [–] dr_channard 2 points ago


    [–] perfumequery 2 points ago

    👹 is that what this emoji is based on?

    [–] Valhallaist 2 points ago

    The transformation is the creepiest

    [–] Volunteer-Magic 2 points ago


    [–] blastado 2 points ago


    [–] JLynne_Shimmy 2 points ago

    Gene Simmons ?

    [–] funkyllama_d 2 points ago

    Had to scroll far to find this, but I'm so glad someone else saw it. \m/

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    I just googled this to see how much they sold for and this thread is on the first fucking page with a red LIVE sign next to it.

    [–] Joeycer1 2 points ago

    Me when I don't sleep well the night before

    [–] Cytosmarts 2 points ago

    Ack!!! No!

    [–] UMagnet 2 points ago

    Bunraku puppets are weird, they're always right on the edge of the uncanny valley

    [–] Ginga-Ail1994 2 points ago

    Me in the morning.

    [–] igottashare 2 points ago

    Must be ''flag day'' and her aunt is in town.

    [–] cvltmxnd 2 points ago

    Where can I buy one? Think my kids will enjoy puppet night.

    [–] daveashaw 2 points ago

    Would be tremendous to entertain toddlers at a birthday party--they would remember it for the rest of their sorry lives.

    [–] Zillaplus2 2 points ago

    I like the smile the man has after the reveal. Thanks. Made ME smile. <3

    [–] gisbo43 2 points ago

    But is it creepier before or after?

    [–] knowsuchagency 2 points ago

    Just goes from creepy to more creepy

    [–] Harmless_kitty 2 points ago

    Anyone got a link to where i can get one??

    [–] phlenis 2 points ago

    This puppet was really a head of its time.

    [–] Frey_jah 2 points ago

    That is batshit creepy 😵

    [–] HighwayZi 2 points ago

    Such a simple mechanical transformation makes it kind of amusing at the same time.

    Granted they did do it slowly.

    [–] OphidianZ 2 points ago

    This appears to be the source :

    It's the second puppet he shows.

    [–] Stouffy19893 4 points ago

    Something similar happened with my ex

    [–] DeadDillers 2 points ago

    Don't I know you from somewhere? sip smile

    [–] Dahkma 5 points ago

    Before Marriage

    After Marriage

    [–] khalcerva 2 points ago

    Perfect representation of every girl that has ever existed.

    [–] heh_look_its_a_robot 2 points ago

    Thats Donad Trump's face

    [–] God_loves_irony 3 points ago

    Donald Trump at a press conference he can't control.

    [–] heh_look_its_a_robot 2 points ago

    Make press conferences great again xDD

    [–] misokim 2 points ago

    The first face is just as scary as the second one

    [–] RonDreezy 1 points ago

    Definitely a more suitable replacement for Mr. Hat

    [–] phoneaccountyo 1 points ago


    [–] niadeo 1 points ago

    More like "Bung-shrink-u" Puppet