This is, hands down, the creepiest iPhone 5s case we've ever seen

This is, hands down, the creepiest iPhone 5s case we've ever seen
Just when we thought that we've seen everything the Japanese market could possibly offer in the way of weirdness, we have to stand corrected. 

A new iPhone 5s case, supposedly produced (or co-produced) by Japanese carrier KDDI, has now firmly entrenched itself on top of the food chain, at least as far as unorthodox (to put it mildly) smartphone accessories go. Yes, this one tops the bathing lady iPhone case we told you about some two years ago. That one is keeping it perfectly within the boundaries of normal in comparison with what we have here. Indeed, this case, shaped in the form of a Giant isopod, is well-deserving of 'the creepiest iPhone case' title, and raises some very serious question as to the type of audience that may consider purchasing one.

Beyond the mortifying looks of the case, however, there are also practical considerations. For one, this case measures in at 205 x 105 x 50 mm, and weighs the whopping 294 grams! What's more, there seems to be no opening for the camera, so you'll basically have to fight the isopod for your phone when you want to take a snap. Luckily, there's both a silver and gold version. Seeing as gold is oh so trendy right now, it makes sense that the gold-colored model is in limited supply, and only 500 units will be made available. A pity.

You guys getting one?

source: IT Media (translated) via NewLaunches

Related phones

iPhone 5s
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A7, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1570 mAh(10h 3G talk time)



1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

This is amazing.

8. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

21. T.Law

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2. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Geezus... Their from Japan! What do you expect? They have tentacles, bocu no pico and other weird stuff..

3. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Hopefully they make an alien face hugger case! That would be awesome!

4. johnsons

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 16, 2014


5. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Weekend PhoneArena articles are the worst.

7. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

It's Monday

15. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

oh lord, you can't even pull thats its a time zone difference excuse lol as its monday in the east as well probably pretty late at night in the west

17. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Are you in Colorado too? :b

22. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Hehe nice one.

6. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Lol whoa!!

9. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

I have a strong hatred(and fear) towards insects, and this makes me puke.... Japanese guys have lost their sanity for sure......

10. FingerMyApple unregistered

Apple knows best :)

11. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

*to "please" Wendy

12. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

That can totally fit in my pocket

13. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

This gave me a great laugh on Monday morning. :)

14. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Makes me wonder if there are people who actually buy these. Japanese should just stick to making Anime and Sony phones

16. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I've...... Got nothing.

18. rishabh_2795

Posts: 25; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

Reminds me of Spongbob telephone! :D

19. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Comes to show iOS has bugs.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Finally, a case to improve the aesthetics of the iPhone; iThink it's Apropos. Besides, it's beautiful!

23. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

iWeird case. only in Japan

24. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

This and Apple's price tag is a beautiful combo indeed :). No offense.

25. BigBoss10

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 31, 2012


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