March of Robots : Dangaioh…!


This one was requested by @g35pm on Instagram.  A cool thing about this particular mecha is that it looks different in each episode. I read an interview where this series’ animators were trying to outdo themselves on each cut, so the frames became more and more complex. Even the design evolved. I can’t even tell you what this mech’s color scheme is because things change from shot to shot. It also has one of the most complex head designs – pretty sure I didn’t draw it right. So, here we have…


Mia Alice, Lamba Nom, Pai Thunder, and Rol Kran

Instagram video and drawings below. Also, if you want the speed draw (*.MP4), hit the dropbox link at the end of this post. I’ll be collecting there until the end of March…

Hyper Combat Unit Dangaioh (破邪大星弾劾凰ダンガイオー Haja Taisei Dangaiō?) is an anime OVA series produced and animated by AIC and Artmic and released in Japan in 1987. Dangaioh featured character designs by creator Toshiki Hirano, mechanical designs by Shoji Kawamori, and animation direction by Masami Ōbari. via Wikipedia


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