I picked up this model kit on a whim when I saw it in a bag at a
Unfortuantely I can not identify the kit (my Japanese is non
existent) other than the initials (A.T.A.K.) I really liked the face
and saw potential for a anime type kit that might look a little less
anime than usual.
The figure assembled stands 160 mm from heel to top of head. It was
molded in styrene and came with a few water slide decals.
started with the head and using a hot knife textured his hair and
then added a Magic Sculp moustache. The rest of the model was
assembled box stock other than filling a few gaps, adding a gun
strap, adding some hydraulic lines, and modifing the helmet so it
The kit was painted in Testor's enamels and then weathered in oils
using a combination of washes, blending, and dry brushing.
The decals came from my personal stuffed file stowage system and are
mainly aircraft related.
The figure was added to a wood base and detailed with kitty litter
and Evergreen Styrene ground work.
It was a great just for fun project and a welcome relief from
research and worrying about how many rivets did this version have.