When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!

Manga and anime have had a huge impact on western art in general — but they've especially helped to shape fan art. These cool Japanese art styles have helped us to see our favorite Western science fiction and fantasy icons in a whole new way.

Here are some of our favorite manga and anime-influenced pieces of fan art for Doctor Who, Star Trek, Buffy and other great series.

Top image: Doctor Who - Imaginary Friend by Bob Psycho on Deviant Art.

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Heta Who by Alikurai on Deviant Art.


When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SAllons-Yyyy by Alikurai on Deviant Art.

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In the Shadow of Your Hearts by Carrie Ko on Deviant Art


When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SArtist unknown. Via Pixiv.
When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SNesting Daleks by RisaChanTag on Deviant Art
When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SThe New Doctors by Osmosis 8 on Deviant Art
When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SOne Night a Shooting Star by Scrii on Deviant Art

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Star Trek TOS Epic by Go-Devil-Daisuke on Deviant Art.


When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!SStar Trek TOS Medical by Go-Devil-Daisuke on Deviant Art
When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S Chibi Trek by KotoriK on Deviant Art

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Star Wars - Queen Apailana by Famira on Deviant Art

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Chewbacca by Uminga on Deviant Art

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Galactica the Animated Series by MUDCAT on Deviant Art.

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Adama by JetJaquar on Deviant Art

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Supernatural - Greedy by Xanseviera

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Protecting Something So Holy by Brilcrist on Deviant Art (print available!)

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Artist unknown, via Pixiv

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Buffy - the SD Chosen by Amy Meberson on Deviant Art

When Fan Art goes Manga: Western Science Fiction Icons Reimagined, Japanese-Style!S

Buffy by NicoleArt on Flickr.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer by UberWekkness on Deviant Art