Fan Constructs Poseable Mecha Pikachu Figurine

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mecha pikachu

Now there’s something you don’t see every day: someone taking apart a Japanese Pikachu action figure and reconstructing the lovable mascot into a robotic Mecha Pikachu terror! As documented by Nintendo Soup, Shinpei Makoto — a Japanese tinkerer of poseable figurines — put his wild plan into action upon purchasing a PokePura Pikachu figure, disassembling Pokémon‘s mouse via a gruesome procedure perhaps too graphic for some readers.

The horror! But don’t fret: Mr. Makoto’s certainly no amateur, and we’d like to think the newly-christened “Mechachu” itself wouldn’t be anything but satisfied with the operation’s results, as seen below.

Yowza, check out that rocket punch! I wouldn’t want to mess with that mouth-operated turret, either. Regardless, Mr. Makoto’s Mechachu oozes professional talent akin to an official product; why, he’s deigned it fit to give the little guy some lore (as opposed to Pikachu, it’s a Steel/Fairy type). With the ambitious risks The Pokémon Company’s taken with Pikachu in the Pokémon: Detective Pikachu film, perhaps this is the logical next step?

Do you want your own Mechachu? Let us know in the comments below!

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.

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