Not a Bad First Attempt for an Anime Robot from Disney!

Posted by Michael Pinto on Apr 28, 2009 in Animation |

figma Drossel von Flügel figure

I was quite pleasantly surprised that the above robot design was created by Disney! Earlier this year Disney cracked the Japanese market with a show called Fireball which was designed to appeal to a Japanese audience (with some help from Toei who did all of the heavy lifting). The main character is a robot-girl named Hatsune Miki who also goes by “Drossel” is a mech-girl — shown above is a figurine based on her character (which can be pre-order from National Console Support). Sadly Fireball didn’t do too great because a second season isn’t in the works, but here’s a bit of video to give you a taste:

I hope that Disney doesn’t give up — perhaps if they try a few more projects they might even have something cool to bring back to the States!

Fireball anime series

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