Man Who Spent $14K To Fulfil His Dream Of Becoming A Dog Is Now Worried That His Friends Will Think It’s ‘Weird’ 

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A Japanese man, Toco, has been very candid about his life as a

“giant dog;”

however, fears that his friends may think it’s strange. Toco purchased a human-sized collie costume, from a company established in 1984 called Zeppet, which makes robots and animatronics. The collie-inspired suit cost Toco two million Yen, which is equivalent to $14,871.99. 

Toco wears the suit a few times per month to fulfill his dream of

“becoming an animal,”

which has always been a childhood imagination of his. He has YouTube channel where he shows himself learning how to train, eat and play like a dog. However, when reflecting on the opinions of others, he says he barely opens up to his friends about that portion of his life. He told the Mirror,

“I rarely tell my friends because I am afraid they will think I am weird. My friends and family seemed very surprised to learn I became an animal.”

He went on to reflect on his long desire of being an animal, he explained,

“Since childhood, I have had this unspecific fantasy of becoming an animal. I wonder whether it was a desire for transformation.” 

The Japanese man can be seen raising his paws and walking like a dog as well as rolling over for stomach rubs on social media. Toco also learned how to eat fake dog food and says he appreciates

“doing things that only dogs do”

because he feels as if he is a decent pet.  

#Clique, what are your thoughts? 

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