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.


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.


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


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