Makaon is a Japanese artist that specializes in making sculptures using only aluminum cans. You’ll undoubtedly recognize many of the characters from comics, cartoons and video games. First spotted on Reddit, a commentor suggests that the artist likely uses papercraft templates and aluminum happens to be his medium of choice. Regardless, the results are outstanding and there are many more creations available on at the following: Makaon’s gallery, Makaon’s blog, Makaon’s step-by-step gallery

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darth vader  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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mario made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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gundam  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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batman  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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cobra snake made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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pokemon made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon (4)
Artwork by Makaon

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pokemon made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon (3)
Artwork by Makaon

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pokemon made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon (5)
Artwork by Makaon

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buzz lightyear woody  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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hello kitty  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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power ranger  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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luigi  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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pokemon made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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frog  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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totoro made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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robots  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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robot sculpture made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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sculpture made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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togi made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon

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dragon  made from aluminum cans japanese artist makaon
Artwork by Makaon