Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Samurai and Steampunk Star Wars: in an Alternate Universe, in a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  August 20, 2010


deviantART member/High school history & film teacher/toy Jedi Sillof loves re-imagining popular franchises by making custom action figures, such as these sweet Star Wars action figures. Guess who the dude with the pointy hat is!

samurai wars japanese star wars

As much as I love Shogun Vader, I’d have to say that Japanese Obi Wan Kenobi aka Obi Wankabe looks so much more bad ass. I don’t like Japanese Han Solo though; his hair and his posture make him look like a moron. The villains are included in the gallery below. I think it’s amazing to see how little it takes to re-make these characters to give them a Samurai vibe. The Steampunk Star Wars though takes more imagination:

Again, I think Steampunk Obi Wan is the best, followed by Vader. But really, these pictures don’t do Sillof’s work justice. If you liked these you should definitely check out his website, where he’s provided ample explanation for each custom action figure he’s made. Don’t forget to check out his other work as well.

[via Oddity Central]



Slap on Me

Slap on Me

How Flatware Is Made

How Flatware Is Made

Bitrip Digital Tape

Bitrip Digital Tape

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Hides Its Rear Wing

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Hides Its Rear Wing

Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s

Retro BFP F-150 Goes Back to the ’80s

BMW Reveals the 2022 X3 and X4 SUVs

BMW Reveals the 2022 X3 and X4 SUVs

Advertisement