A Look At How Max Factory Figures Are Created


Want a glimpse of how Max Factory figures are produced? Good Smile Company blogger, Mikatan, has concluded a series of “field trip” columns where he visits Max Factory’s production facility in China. It’s an entertaining and easy read, and you’ll have a ton of photos to provide great visual references as he takes you through the process in layman terms.


If you click over to the link above, you’ll get to take a look at the molding and melting process, how parts are painted, how they’re touched up manually by hand, and then integrated into the final product.


For instance, can you recognize where these parts go?



This should make it a little clearer:


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.