Latest craze in Asia: use a live bunny (a cat will also do) as a smartphone case

Latest craze in Asia: use a live bunny (a cat will also do) as a smartphone case
It's one of those Asian things: like smart flip phones (yes, flip phones with Android on board exist in Japan, for instance) and crazy cases (how would you like a smartphone case with Ramen noodles on it?), but this latest one is not just weird - it includes live animals. 

Not just any animal, mind you, but a particularly fluffy and cute one: the bunny. Ever since someone in Japan posted a picture of his bunny being used as a smarpthone case on local Twitter equivalent Weibo, retweets and attempts to duplicate this very live and custom case have followed.

The trend spread quickly from Japan to China, and probably in other Asian countries as well, but we have not seen anything like this in the Western world just yet. With the original image now having nearly 40,000 retweets, it seems to only be getting more and more popular, and the bunnies seem to take the unknown object on their bellies lightly. At least we hope so. In either case, if you try this (you really shouldn't), make sure to not cause any harm to those adorable little creatures, mkay?

source: Kotaku

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50 Comments

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

HHEEHHEHEHE SO CUUUTE :D:DD:DD:DD:D:D:D ^_^

10. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Very cute until your Phone Case piss on your lap (or worse).

35. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 930; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Z3 can handle it!

11. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

no its not cute.

13. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

You ok, bro?

25. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

He is afraid of being used as a case...

32. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

yeah :D

41. walnuttt

Posts: 153; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

this is not funny making animals as a case, they may get the radiation that phones have. Much better if the ones who did this be the case lol

44. mmaloney23

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

cute sort of but they dumbasses better not be going into stores just to buy a bunny to do this with their phone. a lot of animals probably will not get treated correctly afterward. unless that many people in japan already own a bunny.

45. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Lol of course they won't buy one just to do this... And do you think 7 bunnies in a country is a lot :)

49. mmaloney23

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

Of course they will. I lived in Japan for 2 years before and once a fad or trend hits they all follow so ij my opinion it wouldnt surprise me.and to retort your statement do you think these are the only 7? I don't think if there were only 7 they would be calling it a craze. There must be much more. Think about it. This is retarded.

50. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Just as retarded as anything else.

2. Jack58221

Posts: 157; Member since: Feb 23, 2013

This will never happen in the US. If someone tried they would be sued so fast. Seems like we need to treat animals better than people here sometimes.

5. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Yeah kind of like the people on that Online Poll that would rather save a dog over a human in the whole Ebola scare. I'm an animal lover but some people are crazy when it comes to pets versus humans.

29. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Not crazy at all. Animals are like tolerable and likeable. Humans, a lot of them are like ifans and you just shake your head at them. Would you rather save someone you like or someone you want to shake your head at and is the biggest parasite in the world? According to Mother Earth, humans are just giant mosquitoes destroying the planet and Animals contribute to the ecosystem. Pretty easy if you ask me. Lol

33. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

LOL! Nice!

34. drunkenjay

Posts: 1671; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

....and so are humans. have you ever heard about friends? dogs and cats can be tolerable and like-able but like humans, can also be aggressive and can harm others. you can say s**t like oh its the owners fault but hey some people harm others because their fathers or mothers abused them as well. sure humans take resources but in the end you are also born and you also contribute to this. does this mean you should kill yourself? not all animals contribute to the ecosystem. look at rats. you are pretty much saying rats over humans since a rat is also an animal right?

38. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Giant mosquito or tape worm that likes Apple products vs. Cute dog or cat? Pretty easy. Yes I would sacrifice a lot for my friends and family but if I don't know them, I'll help the cat or dog that can't defend themselves every single time. And no, I wouldnt have a problem if you chose to save a dog over me if I was a stranger. Chances are that I wouldn't need help and the dog would anyways.

43. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

This is an article about bunny cases and you bring fanboys into it. I think the biggest fanboy might be you.

6. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

More like arrested for animal cruelty. Just a few weeks ago this sick fuk got 5 years in prison for fondling and raping his dog. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/20/puppy-rapist-sentence/15984325/ I'd imagine maybe 3 months to a year for fondling a rabbit.

20. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Umm. WHAT? He raped his dog? OMFG !!! Such idiot....

16. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Why would they be sued? The bunny (or cat) is just laying on its back with the phone on top. No cruelty there. Crazyness? Sure but no cruelty. @fanboy there is difference between raping and this...

23. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Usually, the animals have to be forced to do such things...they don't sit and hold the phone on their own. Objectifying animals is really bad.

22. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

US is also really cruel to the animals and there are many countries that have better animal protection laws than the USA...but unfortunately, there are no 'animal friendly' countries in the world.

24. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

*very cruel*

3. joseram695

Posts: 79; Member since: May 28, 2012

This is just to hilarious!!! Better go get me a new case I mean bunny for my note 4!!

4. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I'm happy that india is not one the those crazy asian country...

9. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

12. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

He is talking about crazy trend, not crazy guy.

36. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

you think thats funny...google ramdev aka Indian jesus not really though

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