I don’t know if it’s an original, but it’s clever, especially given the obvious personal Poke’man stereotyping and the simplicity. I think the Chemical Society of Japan should adopt it as its new logo. I did find someone else using a similar picture on a Qi discussion board.
Oh, by the way, Tak is Professor Dr Yutaka Takaguchi of the University of Okayama.
Anyone else seen smiley benzene around?