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Cute! Cool! Beautiful! Animal Origami Book

by Kunihiko Kasahara

Published:
2008 by Asahi Press
Pages:
128
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Japanese
ISBN-13:
9784255004532
ISBN-10:
4255004536

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Skill Level From simple to intermediate
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? Yes
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Most are

Overall Impression

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I always find Kunihiko Kasahara's animal models to be delightful, and the ones in this book are no exception. Quick and simple to fold, they are cartoonish representations of the real-world counterparts. The layout of the book is beautiful, with full-color diagrams and photographs throughout.

There are 59 Origami Designs in Cute! Cool! Beautiful! Animal Origami Book:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

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Chick

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kunihiko Kasahara10Square
Crow chick - hungry

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara11Square
Crow

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara12Square
Crow - Crowing

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara13SquareOrigami Crow - Crowing by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of marble origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Chick - tweeting

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kunihiko Kasahara14Square

With variations
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Kunihiko Kasahara16Rectangle - 1X2Origami Owl by Kunihiko Kasahara Tree folded from a rectangle of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Tree

Flora - Trees and Plants

Kunihiko Kasahara16Rectangle - 1X2Origami Tree by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a rectangle of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Peacock (female)

Birds - Galliformes - Peacocks

Kunihiko Kasahara18Square
Pheasant

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kunihiko Kasahara18Square
Bald Eagle

Birds - Falconiformes - Birds of prey

Kunihiko Kasahara20Square
Crow - nursing

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara24Square
Dove

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Kunihiko Kasahara26Square

Standing or in flight
Origami Dove by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Hummingbird

Birds - Apodiformes - Hummingbirds

Kunihiko Kasahara28Square

Also in BOS Convention 1999 Autumn
Origami Hummingbird by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Crested kingfisher

Birds - Coraciiformes - Kingfishers and Hoopoes

Kunihiko Kasahara30SquareOrigami Crested kingfisher by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of scrap-booking paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Crow

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara32SquareOrigami Crow by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of lokta by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Turkey

Birds - Galliformes - Turkeys

Kunihiko Kasahara34SquareOrigami Turkey by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Tant paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Swan

Birds - Anseriformes - Swans

Kunihiko Kasahara36Square

Also in All Easy Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Fun Origami for all by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 2
Origami Swan by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Alabaster origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Sparrow

Birds - Passeriformes

Kunihiko Kasahara38SquareOrigami Sparrow by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of double-sided unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rooster

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kunihiko Kasahara41Square
Chick

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kunihiko Kasahara44Square
Peacock

Birds - Galliformes - Peacocks

Kunihiko Kasahara45SquareOrigami Peacock by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Monkey

Mammals - Primates

Kunihiko Kasahara50Square

Adult, baby or teen
Monkey with baby

Mammals - Primates

Kunihiko Kasahara52Square
Monkey

Mammals - Primates

Kunihiko Kasahara54Square
Monkey with baby on back

Mammals - Primates

Kunihiko Kasahara55SquareOrigami Monkey with baby on back by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Tant paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Puppy

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Kunihiko Kasahara56Square
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Kunihiko Kasahara57Square
Japanese dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Kunihiko Kasahara58SquareOrigami Japanese dog by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Kunihiko Kasahara59SquareOrigami Elephant by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Kraft origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Kunihiko Kasahara60Square

Also in Creative Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Happy Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in ORU Magazine 16
Origami Elephant by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Mammoth

Dinosaurs

Kunihiko Kasahara62SquareOrigami Mammoth by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of double-sided unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Kunihiko Kasahara64SquareOrigami Cat by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Anteater

Mammals - Xenarthra - Anteaters and Sloths

Kunihiko Kasahara66Square
Koala

Mammals - Marsupialia - Koalas

Kunihiko Kasahara68Square

With a stand from a separate square
Origami Koala by Kunihiko Kasahara Tree folded from a square of textured origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Lesser panda

Mammals - Mustelids - Otters and Weasels

Kunihiko Kasahara70Square
2 units
Panda

Mammals - Ursidae - Pandas

Kunihiko Kasahara74Rectangle - 1X4Origami Panda by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a rectangle of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Tyrannosaurus

Dinosaurs - Tyrannosaurus Rex

Kunihiko Kasahara78SquareOrigami Tyrannosaurus by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of textured origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Apatosaurus

Dinosaurs

Kunihiko Kasahara80SquareOrigami Apatosaurus by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of reptile-origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Triceratops

Dinosaurs - Triceratops

Kunihiko Kasahara82SquareOrigami Triceratops by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Squirrel

Mammals - Rodentia - Squirrels

Kunihiko Kasahara84SquareOrigami Squirrel by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Kunihiko Kasahara86Rectangle - 1X2
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Kunihiko Kasahara88Rectangle - 1X2
2 units
Giraffe

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

Kunihiko Kasahara91Square
2 units
Frog

Amphibians

Kunihiko Kasahara97Square
Frog - croaking

Amphibians

Kunihiko Kasahara98Square
Frog

Amphibians

Kunihiko Kasahara100Square

Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 57
Origami Frog by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Nicolas Terry's tissue-foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Prawn

Crustaceans

Kunihiko Kasahara102SquareOrigami Prawn by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Octopus

Molluscs

Kunihiko Kasahara104Square
Fish

Fish

Kunihiko Kasahara106Square
Manatee

Mammals - Sirenia - Manatees

Kunihiko Kasahara108SquareOrigami Manatee by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of Tant paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dolphin

Mammals - Cetacea - Dolphins

Kunihiko Kasahara110SquareOrigami Dolphin by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of textured origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Manta ray

Fish

Kunihiko Kasahara112Square
Sperm whale

Mammals - Cetacea - Whales

Kunihiko Kasahara114SquareOrigami Sperm whale by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Killer whale

Mammals - Cetacea - Whales

Kunihiko Kasahara116SquareOrigami Killer whale by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a square of double-sided unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Crab

Crustaceans

Kunihiko Kasahara118Rectangle - 1X2Origami Crab by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a rectangle of textured origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Crayfish

Crustaceans

Kunihiko Kasahara120Rectangle - 1X2
Shellfish

Molluscs

Kunihiko Kasahara122Rectangle - 1X2
2 units
Lobster

Crustaceans

Kunihiko Kasahara124Rectangle - 1X2
2 units
Clione

Molluscs

Kunihiko Kasahara127Rectangle - 1X2Origami Clione by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from a rectangle of textured origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com