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Aquamine-Amarine



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:10 pm Reply with quote
That's kind of scary.
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Top Gun



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:28 pm Reply with quote
Considering that a Japanese professor (Masahiro Mori) first came up with the very concept of the uncanny valley, you'd think that sort of thing would get flagged over there long before something as horrific as this was produced. Those...eyes...
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xotaku4lifex



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:31 pm Reply with quote
So much cringe. NOOOO!!!!!
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Billy Toplady



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:11 pm Reply with quote
Creepy. I started thinking about things like House of Wax...
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sdsyukichan



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:54 pm Reply with quote
Aquamine-Amarine wrote:
That's kind of scary.


Kind of?

If there was ever a time I wish I could unsee something, it is right now.
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Mr. Oshawott



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 11:07 pm Reply with quote
Oh yes...Those realistic-looking statues are a bit spooky to look at...
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jenny10-11



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 12:34 am Reply with quote
I may be alone in this thought, but those look amazing.

I wouldn't want to come across one unprepared, but they're still amazing works of 3d art.
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Afezeria



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 2:33 am Reply with quote
jenny10-11 wrote:
I may be alone in this thought, but those look amazing.

I wouldn't want to come across one unprepared, but they're still amazing works of 3d art.
You aren't alone, those are such highly detailed work that it is felt so amazing to looked at.
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LightYapper



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:50 am Reply with quote
I would've praised the statue's maker if not because it's way too detailed. Such details really killed off the characters' original sketchy charm for me.
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robertbaldie



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:19 am Reply with quote
LightYapper wrote:
I would've praised the statue's maker if not because it's way too detailed. Such details really killed off the characters' original sketchy charm for me.


Idunno, they look pretty "sketchy" to me Wink
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Jose Cruz



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:10 pm Reply with quote
So that's how manga characters would look like if they existed in "real life".
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