Japan Prepares for Alien-Roaches by Testing Sumos

Setsuko Yasuda

Nobody likes cockroaches—especially humanoid-cockroaches with incredible strength, like the ones from popular 2006 anime, Terra Formars. So, to demonstrate their amazing roach traps, EarthChemical teamed up with the anime program to size up their traps and put them to the test. Using a scientist, runner and sumo wrestler, they prove that intelligence, agility and sheer brute strength will not get through their traps. So Japan is safe—at least for now.

If you’re not so keen on the old cockroaches yourself (and let’s be honest, who is) then check out our article on how to deal with them!


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