tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items
 

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

created by japanese sculptor tomohiro yasui, action figures fashioned from everyday items are a unique alternative to box-fresh, store-bought toys. using rubber ducks, squirting frogs and plastic hammers, he transforms the mundane into posable superheroes.

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

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known for his papercraft wrestlers called ‘kami-robo‘, which he has been making for the past 35 years, yasui‘s creations are similarly robot-like. he also specialises in analog and digital illustrations, professional wrestling masks, and kigurumi costumes, hence his ability to tackle the humanoid anatomy.

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

 

 

by dissecting and using various layers of the donor toys, yasui creates chiseled physiques that can actually be moved and posed. one action figure was made out of seven recycled yellow rubber ducks connected with metal wires, while another was built by pulling apart a toy hammer.

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

 

 

if you’d like to see more of yasui’s amazing creations, you can follow him on twitter or visit his website to learn more about his kami-robo creations or his other handy-work. yasui also created original crafts made of paper, felt, resin and all manner of materials and recycled parts. his art has been featured in high school art textbooks and his kami-robo have been included in the moma design store’s lineup.

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

tomohiro yasui builds posable action figures out of everyday items

 

 

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designer: tomohiro yasui

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