Watch Anime Style Paint Jobs Bring Figures To Life

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Over the years, Kotaku has featured the work of artists specializing in anime-style paint jobs (here, here, and here, for example). Now let’s watch as YouTuber MA-Man shows how it’s done.


While the clips are in Japanese, even if you don’t speak the language, you can follow along as MA-Man does an anime paint job right before your eyes.

Feel free to skip a minute or so at the beginning as she does the intro, and yes, some of the how-tos from a trained and talented artist like MA-Man do feel a bit like this meme.

Still, it’s interesting to see how the repaints are done!

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



Do they have a shop where we can buy these figures off of them?