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Shinkai Seibutsu [Deep-Sea Creatures]

Popular Science
By: Takeda Masatomo(Editor)
200 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations; includes DVD
Shinkai Seibutsu [Deep-Sea Creatures]
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Language: Japanese

The book introduces about 200 species of deep-sea creatures with mysterious bodies and amazing abilities, accompanied by photographs and realistic illustrations. It also explains in detail the state of the deep sea. The included DVD contains 50 minutes of footage of deep-sea creatures produced by the BBC. There are a lot of rare images, such as the moment when Anoplogaster cornuta bites its prey, the appearance of Macropinna microstoma searching for prey with huge eyes, and the appearance of comb jellies shining like fireworks in the pitch-black deep sea. If you download the free app and hold your smartphone over the book, you can see 8 types of 3D CG such as Rabuka, Oarfish, Giant Isopod, and Anoplogaster cornuta. In addition, the 3DCG of of the submarine "Shinkai 6500" reproduces how a submarine travels in the deep sea while emitting light! You can enjoy not only observing but also taking pictures together.

Summary in Japanese:
ふしぎな体と驚くべき能力をもつ深海生物たち約200種を、貴重な写真とリアルなイラストで紹介します。深海の様子や特殊な環境についても詳しく解説しているので、幅広く理解を深めることができます。 DVDでは、BBC(英国放送協会) 制作の貴重な深海生物の映像を50分収録。オニキンメが獲物にかみつく瞬間や、クロデメニギスが巨大な目でえものを探し出す様子、真っ暗な深海でクシクラゲが花火のように光を放つ様子などめったに見ることができないレア映像が盛りだくさんです。 無料アプリをダウンロードしてスマホを本にかざすと、ラブカ、リュウグウノツカイ、ダイオウグソクムシ、オニキンメなど8種類の3DCGを見ることができます。さらに、「しんかい6500」の3DCGでは、潜水艦が光を放ちながら深海を進む様子を再現! 観察するのはもちろん、一緒に写真をとって楽しむこともできます。

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Popular Science
By: Takeda Masatomo(Editor)
200 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations; includes DVD
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