This new Twitter trend proves once again the Japanese love for small things. From Japanese gardens to Nanoblocks, Japan has always been fond of miniature reproductions of real-life objects. This time, the Japanese Internet found a creative way to make cute miniature scenes simply by cutting their favorite objects from a magazine, and placing it in their hands:
Manga-artist Yukari Takinami led the new Trick-Art trend earlier this month with a collection of shrunken handbags. The author of the popular Ekoda-chan manga was quickly followed by the Japanese Twitter community, adopting the concept with everything from tiny people to miniature elephants.