Ben Peek (benpeek) wrote,
Ben Peek
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The Toilet Paper Story

There will be enough jokes made about 'Drop' that I don't have to do any, but I have to say, it's an awesome idea:

A Japanese author famous for his horror stories, including cult Japanese and eventually Hollywood film The Ring, has bizarrely produced a novel to be printed on rolls of toilet paper by manufacturer, Hayashi Paper.

The Koji Suzuki novel called "Drop" will be printed in short form on millions of rolls of toilet paper in a marketing coup for the Hayashi toilet roll company

Each roll will carry several copies of the new nine-chapter novella "Drop" by Koji Suzuki. Who knows the story may even be made into a cult film.

"Drop," is appropriately set in a public restroom. The Drop toilet paper novella takes up about three feet or 90 centimeters of a toilet roll. Koji Suzuki's "Drop" can be read in just a few minutes, according to manufacturer Hayashi Paper.

Hayashi promotes the toilet paper, which will sell for 210 yen or US$2.20 a roll, as "a horror experience in the toilet."


Link.

From Nick Kaufmann (nick_kaufmann).

(crossposted)
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