Of course, we had to procure octopi (たこ) (we acquired spiders and millipedes too, since they are so prevalent in our apartment complex) and instead of soba, we used regular pasta. Mia wanted hers without sauce, but just butter and cheese (that's my girl!) but N and I ate it the way Nature intended.
Here we are preparing the たこ:
and here are some of the completed octopi and other things: