Rilakkuma and Kaoru Animator Makes Stop-Motion Animations with Anime Figurines

posted on by Kim Morrissy
Watch Ryu from Street Fighter beat up a tin can, and Megumi from KONOSUBA cast her explosion.

Stop-motion animator Kenta Shinohara, who recently worked on the animated series Rilakkuma and Kaoru, has been posting some of his own stop-motion animations on Twitter lately. A number of them revolve around figurines of anime and video game characters performing amusing actions.

On March 25, Shinohara posted this animation of Ryu from Street Fighter KO-ing a tin can with a single combo. This tweet went viral, accumulating over 16,000 retweets.

On Wednesday, he posted a video of Megumin from KONOSUBA casting one of her explosions, and then promptly falling flat on her face afterward.

On Thursday, he posted a video of a LLENN Nendoroid from Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online attempting to shoot down a can... but to no avail.

Other videos he's made include Spider-Man swinging his web and a Kamen Rider character nibbling on potato chips:

Also be sure to check out Shinohara's page, where he posts detailed breakdowns of how he's able to create stop-motion animation with his figures.

Source: Kenta Shinohara's Twitter account

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