Every August, Tokyo’s Big Sight convention center hosts Comiket, the country’s largest event for dojinshi (self-published manga) enthusiasts.
The redback spider is part of the Latrodectus genus, a distinction it shares with the black widow.
Follow Casey on Twitter, where he’s setting the over/under on the number of reback spider cosplayers at this summer’s Comiket at eight.
The timing of the discovery, coming shortly before Big Sight becomes packed with Comiket attendees, is unfortunate…but is it entirely coincidental?
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