Optimus Prime Totally Could've Commanded Armies in Ancient China

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This is the work of Chinese artist Nkzhangwang, who did a masterful job of weaving a Chinese visual sense into the famed Japanese mecha. Just look at it! Stunning.

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This "Chinese military commander style Optimus Prime" is Nkzhangwang's first uploaded work this year. The illustration mixes the vibe of the Three Kingdoms era with Transformers. And goodness, does it ever work.


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披挂丹青明光擎天柱来也! [画画的张旺的BLOG via ロケットニュース]

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whats with the cloth? how is he supposed to transform? and another thing what's he gonna transform into, a carriage?

looks great tho