The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is exhibiting a special Gundam Zaku model. It is lovely.
Made from traditional Japanese lacquer, the piece was created by Kyoto-born artist Kenji Toki, who specializes in exploring new ways to work with lacquerware.
The Zaku’s New York exhibition made the TV news in Japan.
Via Kenji Toki’s official site, here are photos of 30cm Zaku. As you can see, the lacquer makes this the most beautiful Zaku model ever created.
Toki crafted several lacquerware Zaku mobile suits.
The Gundam Zaku will be exhibited at the Met until February 2018.