For those who love coffee and anime, these latte masterpieces are just what you’ve been looking for. They were created by barista Sugi, who only started taking up the hobby a year ago. She uses only toothpicks, chocolate syrup for the dark areas and cocktail syrups for the other colors. Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.

According to Sugi, the secret to making picture-perfect latte art is perseverance and the ambition to finish the work regardless of the challenges. Here’s one more bit of advice: “Drawing on coffee is the same as drawing a regular picture on paper. She recommends looking at the subject and drawing it as you go. If you make a mistake, it’s best to look at it and figure out why you went wrong so you can improve for next time.”

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