KING HUANTAR is the first character created for the currently titled Peru Kaiju Project. This ongoing project consists of a variety of kaiju-inspired monsters, based on different peruvian cultures. The overall goal is to create new interpretations and visual styles inspired by ancient cultures, creating tangible products that gives them a new life. This project will cover a variety of mediums, from art prints and collectibles to sofubi style toys
King Huantar draws inspiration from the Chavin culture. Taking elements such as motiffs and patterns straight out of their artistic manifestations, such as pottery and rock carvings, and also takes concepts from the culture's overall world view, which represents deities as feline and reptile creatures.
More updates and more kaijus coming soon!