A collection of short stories by Otsuichi which resembles a Zoo with its many short stories covering different topics, settings, and genre. Identical twins brought up in the same household where one is treated like dirt and the other a princess. The last man on the planet builds a robot to bury him as he muses about his own impending doom. A family tries to find their father’s spare blood as he bleeds to death after having been stabbed by a kitchen knife. And many others.