Elaborate Designs by Mitsuru Nikaido Transform Animals and Insects into Complex LEGO Robots

Image © Mitsuru Nikaido

Kurashiki-based builder Mitsuru Nikaido reimagines marine life, insects, and land animals as mechanical, robot-like characters built entirely with LEGO. Using his signature palette of gray and white bricks and unique parts, Nikaido creates spring-loaded limbs for walruses, a gecko tail capable of swinging toward its body, and spiders that appear like they could scurry away on hinged legs. The semi-articulate specimens shown here are just a few of the designer’s elaborate mecha sculptures, more of which you can find on Flickr and Instagram.

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@peepso_user_22(Jay Zerbe)
really interesting, and sort of creepy! even though they are plastic.
7 months ago