Origami Macross (Transformer) VF-1 Valkyrie

VF-1 Valkyrie origami

Paper VF-1 Valkyrie

Some Japanese guy was inspired by the Transformers movie and decided to make one out of paper. The model is old (2007/2008) but I found it recently and I don’t know if it has been published in any book. is the origami of variable fighter VF-1 Valkyrie, very popular in the fictional Macross Japanese anime series and its English adaptation Robotech, the first mass-produced variable fighter (Macross) or veritech fighter (Robotech). Fighter mode, GERWALK ( Guardian Mode ) and Battroid mode are posibles

You can check it their web site in this link Origami VF-1 Valkyrie. but warning it is in japanese!

Who is VF-1 Valkyrie?
In the fictional Macross Japanese anime series and its English adaptation Robotech, the first mass-produced variable fighter (Macross) or veritech fighter (Robotech) is called the VF-1 Valkyrie.

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Origami VF-1 Valkyrie Fighter mode

1/48 scale VF-1S Strike Valkyrie (Fighter mode) by Yamato Toys The VF-1’s Fighter mode is its basic mode and is the typical mode employed when the craft is parked at a military base and is the primary mode used in high altitude aerial combat planetside and in space combat. In this mode, it features a basic fuselage similar to the real-world F-14 Tomcat jet fighter.

Origami VF-1 Valkyrie GERWALK mode
Origami VF-1 Valkyrie  GERWALK mode
In GERWALK (Ground Effective Reinforcement of Winged Armament with Locomotive Knee-joint) mode (called “Guardian Mode” in Robotech), the VF-1 looks like the nose and wings of a fighter plane stuck on “chicken walker” legs with two arms. The legs are formed by the aircraft’s engines and intakes, bent down and forward

Origami VF-1 Valkyrie Battroid mode
Origami VF-1 Valkyrie Battroid mode
In Battroid mode (called “Battloid Mode” in Robotech), the VF-1 looks like a fighter airplane folded up to resemble a 12.7-meter-tall (42-foot-tall) humanoid. The legs are now straight and bend in the normal direction; the sides of the nose now resemble a human chest and shoulders (where the arms attach), and the laser turret is now a head.




How to fold: Diagrams:
On his Web site page www.asahi-net.or.jp has generously shared a Diagram of how to fold this model.


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Diagram in HD HERE!

Originally posted 2015-03-26 07:59:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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