Masaki Asai (APSY) is the co-creator with MAX Watanabe of the popular figma series. He is a master sculptor, prototype designer, and talented modeler with over 20 years experience in his field. Asai is one of the supervisors of Wonder Festival’s Amateur Dealer, “F-Face.” His fame can be traced back to his Phantasy Star Online Racaseal color resin kit.
Some of his notable works include, “figma series: basic design (Max Factory)”, “Busou Shinki: basic design (Konami Digital Entertainment)”, “Hatsune Miku append: design (Clipton)”, “AUMARION: Design (Celsys)”, “Captain Earth: Kill-T-Gang design (Bones)”, “Expelled from Paradise: sculpture design (Toei Animation)”, and “Fantasy Star Online 2: guest mecha design (SEGA)”
Asai has produced several fully jointed figures through a wide range of hobby makers. Having created the Parabellum b3 ball joint bearing, Asai’s dedication to figure mobility is boundless.