don't click here

Naoto Ohshima, Twin Star, Wonder Hedgehog, 1990 Tokyo Toy Show, and other goodness

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by Gryson, Mar 2, 2022.

  1. Pengi

    Pengi

    Member
    1,751
    441
    63
    Ohshima said on Twitter a few years ago that the armadillo drawing isn't his. It might have been created for that video.
     
  2. The KKM

    The KKM

    Welcome to the nExt level Member
    2,270
    74
    28
    Portugal
    IDW's Sonic the Hedgehog comic books
    Was going to say, obviously it's not perfect but the aesthetics of that armadillo scream American drawing, not Japanese.

    Also

    Do we actually specifically know it was a hedgehog character by this point? "Wonder Hedgehog" could easily just be the name of the ability
     
  3. Gryson

    Gryson

    Member
    345
    281
    63
  4. ICEknight

    ICEknight

    Researcher Researcher
    Sazpaimon scanned a new pic where the Mega Drive can be seen:
    [​IMG]

    JacePlace asked Naka regarding what's on that Mega Drive:
    [​IMG]

    And what does he mean by that? It looks like this is what they seemed to call "pops":
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    EDIT:
    By the way, this one seems to have been designed for the Game Gear version, judging by the narrower width at the bottom:
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2022
    • Informative Informative x 13
    • List
  5. Blugenesi(Jarty)

    Blugenesi(Jarty)

    Wannabe Youtuber Member
    54
    35
    18
    Update. Mr. Ohshima got back to me. Asking him one more thing and then I’ll get a update to my Sonic 1 video out. :)
     
  6. Roller

    Roller

    Member
    360
    131
    43
    21331 LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog, Ring Racers (SRB2Kart 2)
    I always wondered what these little cutouts were for. Amazing discovery, thank you all so much for documenting and collating these things...
     
  7. Pengi

    Pengi

    Member
    1,751
    441
    63
    https://sonicjpnews.blogspot.com/2016/06/translation-of-sonic-25th-anniversary.html

     
    • Informative Informative x 13
    • List
  8. ICEknight

    ICEknight

    Researcher Researcher
    And there's the original, unedited scan with size annotations:
    [​IMG]

    I guess that Pix n Love or whoever "cleaned" it up for their book didn't really care much about historical value.
     
    • Informative Informative x 9
    • List
  9. Black Squirrel

    Black Squirrel

    often the real thing™ Wiki Sysop
    7,333
    1,312
    93
    Northumberland, UK
    It's wiki time. There's no need to be afraid.
    I'd be wary of this - I've seen nothing to suggest the Game Gear version was being considered in 1990. Also it would obscure a Sega logo.
     
    • Informative Informative x 1
    • List
  10. ICEknight

    ICEknight

    Researcher Researcher
    I guess that somebody can just print the whole thing at the proper size and see if it fits. Could still have been designed for it just in case, but not used in the end.
     
  11. Linkabel

    Linkabel

    Member
    Looking at this makes me think the 2 in the bottom are supposed to be acrylic stands.