Star Fleet Saturday!
I haven't seen these exact photos of Dai-X before I found them on Japanese twitter.
Apparently, they featured on a photocard that came with a Japanese magazine publication around when the show was made.
I loathe using Pinterest, but today it served up some great X Bomber fan artwork.
!!! Happy Star Fleet Saturday !!!
Marina from Stingray
I wanted to try doing this for quite a long time but never got around to it.
It was quite a tricky one but, I guess it worked out OK in the end.
Star Fleet / X Bomber supply drop, courtesy of Japanese Twitter :D
If it's going to be a rescue, it needs to be an ...
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2's the green one, amirite?
Apparently, these Dai-X illustrations were published in Japan's 'Televi-kun' magazine in March 1981.
I didn't know that there was an X Bomber raygun sold in Japan. :D
It's hardly an exact copy of the ones from the show but it looks quite a bit like it.
When I was rummaging, I found a little outline of what I guess was a ship based on the Shadow vessels from Babylon 5.
I sharpied and shaded it a bit, stuck it through the V750 Pro.
My idea for it is that, while the Shadow 'battlecrab' is the great all-rounder, this ship fires more accurately over great distances but is vulnerable at close-quarters, lacking much agility or short-range defence.
The blue-green bits presumably help the two weapons to charge, aim, regulate temperature ... or do some other thing.
This ship type may well have been mostly phased-out before the events of the TV series.
Had this outline of a Space Precinct / Bladerunner style weapon lying around for a long time and, after I did a re-watch of Space Precinct the other week, I finished it.