Space Leech
It’s the hero of Keita Amemiya’s 1988 schlock-fest, Cyber Ninja (aka Mirai Ninja)!
Check out the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByH8BGI6hQA
It also had an arcade game made by Namco.
Hobby Japan EX, Autumn 1994,

It’s the hero of Keita Amemiya’s 1988 schlock-fest, Cyber Ninja (aka Mirai Ninja)!

Check out the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByH8BGI6hQA

It also had an arcade game made by Namco.

Hobby Japan EX, Autumn 1994,

Fairy Maker, sculpted by Kenji Ando.
Hobby Japan EX, Autumn 1994.

Fairy Maker, sculpted by Kenji Ando.

Hobby Japan EX, Autumn 1994.

I don’t recall the Zoids show on Toonami looking this bad ass.
Mark 1 magazine, Vol. 2, 1985.

I don’t recall the Zoids show on Toonami looking this bad ass.

Mark 1 magazine, Vol. 2, 1985.

Cham Cham is the best jungle inhabitant.
Hobby Japan EX, Summer 1995.

Cham Cham is the best jungle inhabitant.

Hobby Japan EX, Summer 1995.

There is something intriguing about seeing a kit deconstructed like this.
Hobby Japan Best of Figure, 1993.

There is something intriguing about seeing a kit deconstructed like this.

Hobby Japan Best of Figure, 1993.

Mad Max model kit from Hobby Japan No. 226, 1988.

Mad Max model kit from Hobby Japan No. 226, 1988.

Godzilla Prototype Model built by Koji Shida.
Hobby Japan Special Issue Godzilla, 1993.

Godzilla Prototype Model built by Koji Shida.

Hobby Japan Special Issue Godzilla, 1993.

Looking kinda derpy there, Miyu.
The Antarctic Press/Studio Ironcat release of Vampire Princess Miyu was one of my gateways to manga.
I remember seeing it at the comic book store and thinking “this kinda looks like Sailor Moon.”
Hobby Japan magazine, No.231, 1988.

Looking kinda derpy there, Miyu.

The Antarctic Press/Studio Ironcat release of Vampire Princess Miyu was one of my gateways to manga.

I remember seeing it at the comic book store and thinking “this kinda looks like Sailor Moon.”

Hobby Japan magazine, No.231, 1988.

B-Ko and C-Ko model kits from Hobby Japan No.226, 1988.
Fun fact: Project A-Ko was originally intended to be a porno, but was changed to an action-comedy early in production.

B-Ko and C-Ko model kits from Hobby Japan No.226, 1988.

Fun fact: Project A-Ko was originally intended to be a porno, but was changed to an action-comedy early in production.

Some awesome looking Makoto Kobayashi mechs from Hobby Japan No. 226, 1988.
Are there any artbooks devoted to Kobayashi? Because this shit is awesome.

Some awesome looking Makoto Kobayashi mechs from Hobby Japan No. 226, 1988.

Are there any artbooks devoted to Kobayashi? Because this shit is awesome.