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Droid #202

Tachikoma from Ghost in the Shell.

From Wikipedia…

Tachikoma (タチコマ?) is a fictional artificial intelligencewalker/roller in theGhost in the Shell universe; appearing in the manga, created by Masamune Shirow, and the Stand Alone Complex sub-universe. Nine of them are assigned to Section 9’s use originally.[3] They are spider-like, multi-legged combat vehicles, equipped with artificial intelligence. The spider design appears in other places in Shirow’s work, like the Appleseed manga. Shirow is noted to keep numerous spiders as pets.[4]

This droid was suggested by @gasmaskcowgirl on Instagram

Drawn in pencil on Bristol Board, then inked using Staedtler Pigment Liners and Sakura Pigma Microns.


Appleseed Alpha - Trailer #appleseed

During the San Diego Comic-Con this year, we are thrilled to meet Mr. Shinji Aramaki – Director of the computer-animated film Appleseed Alpha and have a photo moment with the prototype of Hot Toys’ Appleseed Alpha: 1/6th scale Briareos Hecatonchires Collectible Figure together with two amazing Briareos and Deunan cosplayers!

More about Mr. Shinji Aramaki 荒牧伸志:
Shinji Aramaki is well-known for his incredible designs of powered exoskeletons, mecha and directorial work on a number of popular Japanese Sci-Fi animation films including Space Pirate Captain Harlock (2013), Appleseed (2007), and Appleseed (2004).