Recreating Awkward Gundam Animation

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Custom figure artist Dau Lau Boc Khoi has been bringing to life awkward Gundam animation in hand-sculpted polymer clay.

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Early Gundam animation was not so great and produced some truly awkward, meme-worthy examples of bad animation. Those images now live on as sculptures.

“Quick project for a stressful week,” wrote the artist on Facebook.

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Typically, Dau Lau Boc Khoi does kick-ass commissions like this, so it’s fun to see him let loose with these humorous pieces.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

Whenever people talk about a Gundam model from the original series being “anime-accurate,” this is exactly what I picture.