Concept / Rejected Art

Early Development Ideas: Blanka-chan


Hello everyone!
I'm sure you're familiar with Blanka-chan, the plushie that appears in Blanka's character story. Today I'd like to talk about the evolution of its design.

Original Image
Our design concept was "defective stock" and the "yuru-chara" mascot idea.

More or Less Final Version
"Off-putting when you first look at it, but cute once you get used to it."
These are the materials we used when creating the 3D model.

Sample Version
Special limited-edition Blanka-chans are available on the e-Capcom site (Japanese only). Before the final version was made, we had some samples made. The eyes are a little big. We also have a flower, and pirarucu version.

So, what do you think? Blanka-chan has become very popular among the dev staff. He was originally only going to appear in the story, but upon falling in love with him, we made him into one of the alternate costumes as well. But it makes you wonder what's going on inside of the costume...doesn't it?

See you next time!

Takayuki Nakayama


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