Red Dragon: 3D Printed Miniatures

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Of all the make-believe games, I’ve always enjoyed make-believe banking best! Making up my very own notes and coins and playing around with them was so much fun! Although now that I think about it, I guess it was more like make-believe mint…

Anyway! Today I’m going to be taking a look at something Good Smile has some fun helping out with!

Red Dragon!

What is Red Dragon?
Source: http://typemoon.wikia.com/wiki/Red_Dragon

Red Dragon is a non-TYPE-MOON Role-Playing-Fiction project involving Kinoko Nasu, Gen Urobuchi, Ryohgo Narita, Izuki Kougyoku, the author of the light novel Mimizuku to Yoru no Ou, and Simadoriru, who works with the Stripe Pattern doujin circle. Hosted by the publisher Seikaisha, it will be a six day tabletop RPG session played by the various writers with Makoto Sanda as the Fiction Master. Much like the Record of Lodoss War series, its replays will be serialized on their official website during January 2012. The members of the staff have prepared one thousand pages and two hundred illustrations for the scenario over the period of a year, so that the authors may enjoy their session.

Hitoshi Sakimoto has composed original music for the project, and Simadoriru was in charge of the art direction. Veia was in charge of Title Design. Kiyomune Miwa, the designer of Saint George for Fate/Apocrypha and Ukyō Kodachi, the writer of Macross Frontier light novels, are the Fiction System Designers who helped shape the fictional world with Sanda. Katsushi Ōta is the overall producer of the project.

Red Dragon Promotion Video

In other words… it’s a collection of famous people all playing a super table-top roleplaying game, with the story they create becoming a novel for everyone to enjoy! Another great form of make-believe!

(;・∀・) “I guess that sums it up!”

Today we’re joined by Good Smile’s Red Dragon member, Otanaka-shi!

(・∀・) “You can find out more about Red Dragon over on the official site!”

Red Dragon Official Site
http://sai-zen-sen.jp/special/reddragon/

Otanaka-shi! How exactly is Good Smile involved with Red Dragon…? (((゜д゜;)))

(・∀・) “Good Smile made some dioramas and player models for the epic final battle, adding more of a visual side to the story!”

– Part of the Diorama –

(・∀・) “Today I’d like to take a look at character figures! Each of them are made using 3D data and printed in full color from a 3D printer!”

Eiha : Bound in chains, a slave who has fused with a monster.

Lou Zhenjie: An armed monk of the Eight Claw Clan who hails from a religious sect in Kouran, Dominion of the Rising Sun.

Swallow Cratsvalley: A Dark Dragon Knight known as the pride of D’natia, the empire that rules this world.

Ibuki: The descendant of a peerage which has continuously governed a land where the dead are returned.

Gramshtal : The immortal shopkeeper shrouded in mystery

Red Dragon

Red Dragon: Second Form

Oooooo (*´Д`) oooooh!!

These are incredible! It must have been so much easier to imagine the epic battle thanks to these! But that aside… I have to say that I’m really impressed by the detail of full color 3D printing! It’s so detailed! (゚A゚;)

(・∀・) “Yep! The feeling of the material is rather different to normal, but the sculpting detail and different colors are all of a very high quality!”

Even the finer details of the outfits are very carefully printed out!

They even come out fully painted as well! 3D printers really are quite amazing!!

(・∀・) “Obviously as pieces in the game they are rather small and some of the finest details needed to be left out, but all in all they are very faithful to the original designs!”

All this done just with 3D data!

(・∀・) “Yep! It’s actually quite a lot of fun to sit and compare the models to the original character illustrations!”

Like this!

Ooh? What’s this?!

(・∀・) “This is “Red Dragon: The End of the 6th Night (Part 2)” which went on sale this month! There is a special ‘FIGURE MATERIAL’ section which has photos of the figures and their original illustrations!

You get to see everything all at once! Yay! (*´▽`*)

(・∀・) “I hope everyone will come and join us in the word of Red Dragon!”

Enjoy the epic story of the final battle while also getting a look at the 3D printed figures in the latest release of the epic tale!

Red Dragon: The End of the 6th Night (Part 2)

The book is available in stores now! ♪

Red Dragon Official Website: http://sai-zen-sen.jp/special/reddragon/

Translator’s Note: To avoid any confusion, note that these will not be released as products. The miniatures were printed from 3D data as a part of the ‘Red Dragon’ story build up. The photographs of these 3D print outs can be seen in the most recent book, but they will not be on sale anywhere.

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Finally a quick notice of an event this weekend! This Sunday the 29th June at the Maihama Amphitheater is…

 

Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-

Return of “BLUE STEEL”

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Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-:
Return of “BLUE STEEL”

Date: 29th June (Sunday)
Time: Afternoon Stage from 13:00 / Evening Stage from 17:00

Place: Maihama Amphitheater

Details: http://aokihagane.com/event/event4.php

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GSC will be having early sales of these Kirikuma Mobile Stickers!

 

Kirikuma’s Mobile Stickers: 1,000JPY

They’re so adorable!! (´□`。)

The censored area will be revealed during Kahotan Station this Friday! ♡

 

This is how they look on an iPhone! (*´∀`)

We will also have the popular character iPhone5/5s cases on sale at the event!

iPhone5/5s Case: 3,500JPY

These items will be on sale on the day of the event in the main lobby from 10:00 until 20:30! (`・ω・´)

You can see what else will be on sale over on the official site:
http://aokihagane.com/wp.php?p=697&m=news

The Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- Official Site:
http://aokihagane.com/index.php

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/Kahotan’s Inner Voice\


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( ・∀・) .。0 (Tabletop RPGs….)
oノ∧つ⊂)
( ( ・∀・).。0 (… I’ve only ever played once or twice, but would love to try again!)
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と__)__)

Anyway, I hope to see you all tomorrow!!

Planning Team / Kahotan
Twitter ID: gsc_kahotan

 

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