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A Photobooth That Creates 3-D Printed Figurines

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Omote 3D is a new photo booth (not actually a photo booth but a little studio) set to open in Tokyo's Harajuku district that creates 3-D printed figurines of a person instead of a photo strip. All you have do is stand perfectly still for 15-minutes while you're scanned with a magic gun, then a 3-D printer gets to work printing your mini doppelganger. Prices start at around $265 for a 10cm figure, and up to $530 for a 20cm. There are also group discounts, so bring your friends! Me? I don't have any friends because I pushed them all away. Alienate everyone who loves you -- that's my motto. I'm my own emergency contact :(

Hit the jump for a shot of a couple getting scanned, as well as some more finished products.

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Thanks to lilco, who agrees they should make even smaller, more affordable figures that you can use as your piece for playing board games.

There are Comments.
  • Zero Sonico / Natch

    Omote 3-D is a wink to Omotesando.
    3 in Japanese is pronounced "san", hence, Omote-san-dee.
    My cent.

  • Bob Thayer

    "...they should make even smaller, more affordable figures that you can use as your piece for playing board games."

    HELL YES.

  • I've always wanted an action figure of me dressed up as a ninja turtle, Sweet! :)

  • p_shep

    Would stand there and get scanned naked with a boner.

  • RichardMcBeef

    oh i get it - because you're ghey..

  • For any one who has ever wanted their own action figure!

  • Bob Thayer

    Or rather - INaction figure.

    ...Since they're not articulated in any way.

  • Idlethoughts

    You could make a really awesome chess board with these.

  • I guess that is one way to find out if you are fat

  • Tom Ackermann

    Would be nice to see people WITH their figurines so we could see how well it works.

  • The guy in the main picture looks like he has massive camel toe.

  • Dan

    lol was about to post the same thing

  • Jason Ephraim

    the one instance where "difficulty level - Asian" is at the lower level of the spectrum.

  • This is pretty awesome. I could hold my hands in a certain way so my mini-me could hold items. (fishing rod, incense, light-saber). Functional art is awesome folks!

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